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Give Him A New Nib to Right His Life: Thoughts on George Alan Rekers

My readers might be surprised that I often draft The (who knows if it will ever live up to its name) Daily Dose of the Good (And Not So Good) Words by hand, with a fountain pen. Writing longhand is a sensual, sometimes mystical, experience for me. Sometimes it is close to a religious rite. […]

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Call me

Today, laddies and gentlewomen, I must admit I feel put upon. Now there are millions of people in the world that have it much worse than I do; but when I feel put upon reflecting on how much more shit some poor schmuck has to swallow does not make me feel better. It just adds […]

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Sing the Songs of the Suffering Servant

In which Bishop Bishop continues to ruminate in a somewhat more serious and somber vein. “I am a (wo)man of constant sorrow I’ve seen trouble all my day” Man of Constant Sorrow, traditional American folk song This Good Friday, many Christians honor the Passion of Jesus, not that horrible excuse of a movie by Mel […]

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Millions from Heaven

Sometimes I long to pull an Oral Roberts, to claim that Jesus is going to suck me up to heaven if I don’t get mega-millions donated to me, I mean to my mission to save the whole wide world and little old you, within in the next month. I rather like the image of Jesus […]

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Indulgences

Today, you’re getting a super short and sweet dose of the good (and not so good) words. This morning, I was reading

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