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Outputstream: Brilliance
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What is brilliance? Some say it's a flash. A flash of what? Bright light descending from heaven, imparted through the glow of one's aura which is proposed to exist but has never been seen. New age mumbo jumbo meant to...
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WANTED: The Christmas Spirit
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The Christmas Spirit is an elusive specter in the Thomas house. For me, at least. My children possess it in copious amounts, or shall I say, it has possessed them and they are bubbling over with excitement as a result....
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Friday Poetry: Transfusion
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TRANSFUSION by Jessica E. Thomas, May 2015 How can I write words with no pulse? Blank lines on a prosaic path to nowhere. But you don't depend on a stilled hand. You speak in spite of me. Words poured from...
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Rules for the Gig
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One of the tragic consequences of social media on my brain is that I can only think in sound bites and each short thought is succinct from the other. Well, succinct is an understatement because sometimes I just stop mid---...
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Accepting My Inner Jerk
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Before I say anything else, I want to make it clear that I am not a theologian. Some of the material I post on this blog may not be as well thought out as I or my readers would like....
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Open the Eyes of My Checkbook, Lord.
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I can think of no way to compound a mild recurring headache than to ponder my finances, so that's what I did tonight. Headache successfully compounded. If only I could apply the magic of compounding interest to my headaches. I...
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Weird Wednesdays: Benjamin Creme and His Ascended Master, Part Two
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For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, Corinthians...
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Weird Wednesdays: Benjamin Creme and His Ascended Master, Part One
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I'd like to say "Weird Wednesdays" is a new blog series I'm starting, but given that I'm notorious for promising blog series-es and not following through, it's best if I tell the truth. Alliteration is fun Two weeks ago, I...
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More Thoughts on the Holy Spirit via Charles Spurgeon
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Last week I talked about my "Holy Spirit-less" baptism, which I received in a Christian church. In fairness, it was so long ago, I don't remember the details. The pastor may have mentioned the Holy Spirit at some point during...
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Holy Spirit-less Baptism
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Last week was a whirlwind of learning. I won't try to relate it all in this blog post. Instead, my new insights will surely filter into upcoming posts as seems intuitively and spiritually appropriate. By the way, that's newspeak for,...
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