Five AM Walking the Dog – From the Daily Office – August 12, 2014

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From the Psalter: Clouds and darkness are round about him, righteousness and justice are the foundations of his throne. (From the Daily Office Lectionary [Morning Psalm] – Psalm 97:2 (BCP Version) – August 12, 2014) “Comedian Robin Williams, the Oscar …

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Otherwise You’d Cry – From the Daily Office – March 26, 2014

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From the Gospel of Mark: Immediately the king sent a soldier of the guard with orders to bring John’s head. He went and beheaded him in the prison, brought his head on a platter, and gave it to the girl. …

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Yeast Infection – From the Daily Office – February 7, 2014

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From the Psalter: When my mind became embittered, I was sorely wounded in my heart. I was stupid and had no understanding; I was like a brute beast in your presence. Yet I am always with you; you hold me …

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Meeting Together – From the Daily Office – January 31, 2014

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From the Letter to the Hebrews: Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful. And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not …

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Herding Cats – From the Daily Office – January 30, 2014

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From the Gospel of John: [Jesus said,] “If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me. But if you do not believe what he wrote, how will you believe what I say?” (From the Daily Office …

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The Bible Is Fun! – From the Daily Office – January 23, 2014

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From the Book of Genesis: The Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which mortals had built. And the Lord said, “Look, they are one people, and they have all one language; and this is only the …

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What’s a Cubit? – From the Daily Office – January 18, 2013

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From the Book of Genesis: God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence because of them; now I am going to destroy them along with the earth. …

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Gimmicks Distract – From the Daily Office – January 11, 2014

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From the Psalter: Hallelujah! Praise God in his holy temple; praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts; praise him for his excellent greatness. Praise him with the blast of the ram’s-horn; * praise …

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Technical Support – From the Daily Office – January 4, 2013

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From the Psalter: Restore us then, O God our Savior; let your anger depart from us. Will you be displeased with us for ever? will you prolong your anger from age to age? Will you not give us life again, …

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From the Deteriorata

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Some advice from National Lampoon’s Radio Dinner (1972) Just for fun . . . it’s a parody of The Desiderata. Go placidly Amid the noise and waste. And remember what comfort there may be In owning a piece thereof. Avoid …

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