Tag Archives: The Gospels

Advent Week 3: Blowform Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem

Joseph and Mary, who was pledged to be his wife, lived in Nazareth.  The Roman census  required that each household register in their ancestral home.  For Joseph, this was Bethlehem.  The distance between the two towns is about 70 miles. … Continue reading

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Advent, Week 2: Blowform Road to Bethlehem

Mary and Joseph took up temporary lodging on their way to Bethlehem staying at a camp site in a pull-behind camper.  They enjoyed the picnic table for meals, but stayed away from the campfire (they are plastic, you know).  Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Advent, Week 1: Blowform Nativity

Holiday light displays.  We all know that block which goes all out to put up light shows, yard figures, maybe even a “live nativity scene” (there was one out our way which had a live camel, but they seemed to … Continue reading

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BBC Music Cathedral Advent Calendar

The other day, I was looking for something on-line.  I Googled “Star Wars” and up came the Lego’s Star Wars Advent Calendar, on Amazon.com for $39.99.  Hmmm.  I checked with a 10 year-old boy whom I know is into Star … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 13, Jesus’ Resurrection

On the third day after his crucifixion, the earth quaked, the Roman guards fell as if dead, angels appeared, and Jesus rose from the tomb.   Though resurrected, the Gospels suggested that he was not in a physical form.  He … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 12, The Death of Jesus

At the Last Supper, after Jesus announced that one of his followers would betray him, he instructed Judas to leave and make his arrangements quickly. Judas went to the Jewish leaders, to bargain a price for delivering Jesus to them. … Continue reading

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Mary’s Crescent Moon

Just a quick photo of this evening’s crescent moon, here on a clear cold winter night.  I happen to step out to toss some compost into the pile.  When I turned around this is what I saw.  In the post … Continue reading

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