A Note from Home

A Note from Home – May 2014

Russell Baker of The New York Times wrote the following words, tongue-in-cheek: “They buried Gumbacher last week. The death certificate said he died of Coliosorus Gravis, more commonly known as the spreading decline, but his friends know better. Gumbacher was slowly scared to...
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ECCE HOMO by Antonio Ciseri 1871

A Note from Home – April 2014

Ecce Homo, “behold, the man!”  Ciseri paints a heart-breaking moment in time as Jesus is led out before a jeering crowd on Good Friday—a haunting snapshot of John 19:5. His shoulders whipped and bare, his head bowed and bleeding beneath a crown of thorns, Jesus looks unsurprised...
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – March 2014

Simon the Pharisee had invited Jesus over for dinner, perhaps to examine his credentials or engage in a little theological sparring.  But when a woman with a reputation crashed his party by tearfully washing Jesus’ feet and anointing him with precious ointment, Simon thought to...
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – February 2014

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” Ever been totally knocked over by something you read? I was reading in Robert Hick’s book, The Masculine Journey, these words: In ancient cultures, images...
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