Monthly Archives: October 2019

Is It the Devil?

WARNING: This will suck the breath right out of you! Have a safe, fun, evil-free Halloween, everyone!

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The Bird’s Visit

Originally posted on rachelmankowitz:
During the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (the Days of Awe) a bird came to visit my apartment. She showed up midday on Saturday; she was just there when I came back in from…

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Histoween

Did you know that Halloween has served as the occasion for many historical events? 1517. On October 31 a soon-to-be-ex-priest named Martin Luther launched (cue “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”) the Protestant Reformation. In 1636, just in time for All Hallows Eve, … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Getting My Wisdom Removed: A Sort of Halloween Horror Story They’re called wisdom teeth because they emerge when we reach adulthood (late teens to early 20s) and are now officially “wise.” Yeah, right. How many wise 18-year-olds do you know? … Continue reading

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Prayer Changes People

“You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” ~Jeremiah 29:13      “For the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”     ~James 5:16

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That Which Can Be Seen

Next time you meet someone with a strictly “realistic” (materialistic) view of the universe, that only that which can be seen (scientifically observed) exists, point out the following: 96% of the universe is un-observable and is not technically “there.” I … Continue reading

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More Amazing Street Art

Temporary, permanent, sweet, shocking, whimsical, thoughtful… Art can be anything, I think, except boring. And while a picture may be worth a thousand words, it is much more than mere information. It speaks to a different part of our selves. … Continue reading

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Halloween is Coming!

Some Halloween Questions: What do vegan zombies eat? If ghosts can walk through walls, why don’t they fall through the floor? Do coffins come with lifetime guarantees? If vampires can’t see their reflection, why is their hair so neat? Can … Continue reading

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Underarm Deodorant

Originally posted on Tripp Blog:
Not everyone is lucky enough to know their great-grandmother, but I was. Grandma Patterson is what we called her. From Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl, she and my great-grandfather brought their many children over to…

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Random Complaints

Dentists: I’ve had temporary crowns put on my broken tooth three times this week; I was told to chew more carefully (the last one fell off while I was eating soup). They told me it would take two weeks for … Continue reading

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