Category Archives: irrelevant reverence

The Loyal Toast

Ladies and Gentlemen – the Queen of Canada – La Reine du Canada. The Queen. (Happy Victoria Day!)

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The gifts

The kneeler attached to the pew was positively pennetential. The pew itself wasn’t much better. My back is still sore. It has probably been 15 months since I darkened the door of a church. It has been 3 years since … Continue reading

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Wonderful Things

I am, I must admit, kind of grumpy this morning. I didn’t work last night, I was tired, so I worked my 8 hour day and left my laptop at work. The challenge to this is that it means that … Continue reading

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Older and Wiser

In Which Mrs. Spit discusses drug use. Hers. Continue reading

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Stupid is Catching

In which Mrs. Spit discusses the Superbowl Ad. Yes, that one. Continue reading

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For Debby . . .

In which Mrs. Spit confesses to pride and vanity. Continue reading

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Promises

I think what Mr. T was trying to say was that I was entitled to whine. I bet (although Mr. T wouldn’t, and that’s another story). He’s fine at communicating, but I’m perhaps not always good at listening. And he’s … Continue reading

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Object Lesson

Mr. Spit and I were driving home from work last night, and on the radio news, we heard a pastor, commenting about a member of his flock killed tragically in North Dakota yesterday. The week before, the congregation had prayed … Continue reading

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Renewal

I remember a boss once remarking that it was hard to do a performance appraisal for me, because I was much harder on myself than he could ever be on me. He was, and is, still right. I’m harder on … Continue reading

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Incarnation

Stop for a second, consider the standard manger scene. Consider Mary with blond hair and blue eyes, Joseph, fair with brown hair, the babe pink. Consider how the wise men look. Consider their names – exotic names – not Mary … Continue reading

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