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Life

Advent Kipple.

Kipling had empathy with working men, the barracks, and those worn by hard graft. In this poem there is a discussion of winter for the fenmen, and one needs some background on what the fens were. The Romans cultivated both islands and silt lands, but in subsequent Anglo-Saxon times the Fens were a thinly settled […]

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Lectionary

4 Dec 19

There is a church in my town that was given this scripture when they were challenged about expanding into a new building. They saw that they needed to get bigger so more people would come in and find Christ. This world would see us barren, and they have examples of the liberal endgame, where we […]