Archive for April 2003

Believing is seeing. The old saying is “seeing is believing” but what we believe affects what we see. Our brains try to make sense of what is before us using data from previous experience and what is is expected. New discoveries often come when we are asleep or in an environment where “what we know”…

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HAPPY EASTER!!! Once more the northbound Wonder Brings back the goose and crane, Prophetic Sons of Thunder, Apostles of the Rain. In many a battling river The broken gorges boom; Behold, the Mighty Giver Emerges from the tomb! Now robins chant the story Of how the wintry sward Is litten with the glory Of the…

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“So if you are about to place your gift on the altar and remember that someone is angry with you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. Make peace with that person, then come back and offer your gift to God.” Matthew 5:23-24 Forgiveness is often approached from the victim’s perspective but Jesus,…

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Oh, well — there’s always next year – Tennessee 68 – UConn 73 🙁

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Lady Vols win their semi-final game!!!

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Listening to the news and the debates on various listserves — I have been thinking about why I have my reaction to my government and our pursuit of this war in Iraq. Last night it became clear to me (in a spiritual autobiography using a timeline of world events for our EFM class) — I…

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Criticizing governmental decisions is not a sign of hatred of the United States. It is a sign of a free and open society. It is because we love our country and what it stands for that citizens protest. When we see and hear our leaders making choices that do not follow the professed values of…

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When evening came, his disciples went down to the sea, got into a boat, and started across the sea to Capernaum. It was now dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them. The sea became rough because a strong wind was blowing. When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus…

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Lady Vols go to the Final Four!!

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