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11 May 2019

We were doing morning prayer today, and as on most mornings, I have to think about what day of the month it is. I know it is Saturday: I can sleep a little longer and spend more time in the word. But the date — we check our watches or cellphones. When I was a […]

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New Zealand The Decline

The woke inquisition

Louisa Wall is a self identified minority person who was parachuted into Manurewa, a very safe Labour seat. She’s not done much about the poverty there — if anything, it has got worse. But she virtue signals. Since we can currently question her, she wants all social media and all official presses to be censored, […]

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Daybook.

I eat basically anything that is not sugar. Low sugar makes me cranky, high sugars make me sleepy and inattentive. However, my beloved has a pile of things that he reacts to, and is getting more worried, to the point of following Dr Gundry. He irritates the hell out of me: Too much pseudoscience and […]

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music New Zealand

Weekend Music.

This started when I began to discuss the music that existed when I was a student. My beloved is younger, and did not know the bands. So some music from that period, and from where I live.

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Lectionary New Zealand

Lectionary Saturday.

The disciples were witnesses to the resurrection of Christ. But they found it very hard to comprehend. Christ had to demonstrate to them that he was not a ghost, not a fraud, but was real. He was healed, whole, eternal, and able to do things no human can. And his promise is that we will […]

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music New Zealand

Daybook

Why is Easter so important to the Church? Simply put, if Jesus had not risen on the third day, he would have just become another long-forgotten person cruelly executed by the Roman empire. But…he rose from the dead never to die again, and to defeat death so that we can live with him for all […]

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Lectionary New Zealand

Lectionary April 21 2019

It’s Sunday: the end of holy week. The day we recall that Christ rose from the dead. So we went to a local church where we are staying, and were reminded that Christ had triumphed over all: the best sermon was the kids’ talk which went through the resurrection in detail. At home, we watched […]

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New Zealand Social Change The Decline

Bleak Daybook.

I was waiting for my querolous papist brother to comment on the fire at Notre Dame. Mundabor is trenchant, and he does not disappoint. The visual signs of degeneration led to horror, to Frenchman singing hymns to the Virgin in the streets. But the rot was there. Our enemy deliberately set it. However, to me […]

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New Zealand The Decline

Daybook

It appears that the Skeptics are at it again. The high church of Atheism reports, correctly, that that transhuman project is as doomed as cryogenics. But they have no understanding of the spiritual. Of persistent attempts to freeze human bodies for potential later long-term reanimation, Dr Shermer said “I’m not recommending it – it doesn’t […]

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Lectionary New Zealand

Daily Lectionary.

It is Sunday, and so the text today is longer, and I am adding the collect. The lectionary remains the revised common lectionary, which is different from the Anglican one, and the texts there differ. THE COLLECTAlmighty and everlasting God, in your tender love for us you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to […]