Category Archives: Christianity

Movie Review: Risen (2016) 3.5 Stars

Risen Released: 02/19/2016 Watched BluRay: 06/23/2016 Directed by: Kevin Reynolds Story by Paul Aiello My Rating:  3.5 out of 5 stars Brief Plot Synopsis (via IMdb): In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Beyond the Mask (2015) 3.5 Stars

Beyond the Mask Release Date: April 2015 Watched via Netflix DVD: May 2016 3.5 out of 5 stars Synopsis (from IMdb): The chief mercenary for the British East India Company, being double crossed by his former employer, has made his way … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

I joined (or more accurately re-joined) a small group last night, one of the many associated with Westside Family Church (WFC) and connected with their recently opened Leavenworth campus.  I promised the other members of the group that I would … Continue reading

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Looking Like Christmas in Kansas City

You can always count on Hallmark and Crown Center to pull out all the stops at Christmas time.  I drive through the heart of Crown Center twice a day during my commute.  The December mornings are especially pretty in the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Aunt Jan and C.S. Lewis!

“Happy Birthday” to my Aunt Jan in Ohio.  She’s shown between her two older brothers in the photo below taken a couple of years ago at my dad’s 70th birthday bash: Incidentally, all of the above are born in the … Continue reading

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Dear Abby: Traditional Thanksgiving Prayer

DEAR READERS: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and no Thanksgiving would be complete without my sharing the traditional prayer penned by my dear mother: Oh, Heavenly Father, We thank Thee for food and remember the hungry. We thank Thee for health and … Continue reading

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Is the Force A Religion? | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/11/is-the-force-a-religion Believe it or not I’ve discussed Star Wars, the Jedi and the Force during Bible studies.  I kid you not.  Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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