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Praise as Plain as Bread and Milk

My wise friend and mentor Cindy Rollins once wrote: …surely mothers at home are the modern equivalent of the monastics. We are the preservers of truth and beauty in our culture. This will never be understood by the culture at large. We will continue to be scorned and told we are not contributing. But some […]

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Commonplace Book Quotes from Jesus Among Other Gods  Affiliate link The cross of Jesus is without parallel.  “it was the innocent dying for the guilty, the pure exchanged for the impure.  This evil cannot be understood through the eyes of the ones who crucified him but only through the eyes of the Crucified One.  It is the woman who has been […]

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Beautiful, beautiful star

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Church Fathers Hymns of Nativity

This is the day that gladdened them, the Prophets, Kings, and Priests, for in it were their words fulfilled, and thus were the whole of them indeed performed! For the Virgin this day brought forth Immanuel in Bethlehem. The voice that of old Isaiah spoke, Isaiah 10:19 today became reality. He was born there who in writing should tell […]

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Cell Phones are Distracting Even When Not In Use

Your cell phone is a distraction even if you aren’t using it: Even if you go all day without touching your cell phone once, just having it visible nearby may distract you from complex tasks, according to new research in the journal Social Psychology. It’s possible, I suppose, that this merely because it’s still new technology to us […]

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