Monthly Archives: June 2016

Some Thoughts on the Brexit


-The polls were wrong.  Again. In most of the Western world, pre-election polls from the last ten years have been wrong — massively wrong at times.  Clearly there is a larger and larger percentage of people who have very strong … Continue reading

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29. Giver Prayer: Cleansing Beauty


I was riding with a guy from the Straight and Starchy Church.  He was irritating me, so I decided to go carnal and return the favor. We were in a rough neighborhood, and I spotted a woman who most likely was … Continue reading

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A Rant about Rants


Yesterday a truck arrived with 5,000 copies of the wonderfully revised new edition of Blessing your Spirit in Spanish. The written bill of lading indicated that the pallets were not to be stacked.  The person loading the truck stacked them. … Continue reading

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28. Giver Prayer: Joy in Community


Givers are an interesting paradox when it comes to joy in the community. Broadly speaking, Giver institutions and cities are not intrinsically joyful.  Take NYC for example.  I don’t think of bubbly, ebullient people on the street when I think of … Continue reading

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