Rt Reverend Richard Chartres said the modern fashion for facial hair should not be the preserve of hispters, but would also be likely to impress those from Eastern cultures where wearing a beard could mark a man out as holy.
Paul/Bible said, be all things to all, that by whatever means... win.... So, yes.
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To feel the pain... about ten or so minutes in Alex becomes amplified and passionate. Unsettlingly right and deeply uplifting: Echo's my feelings over a few days.
One of his lines, the devil don’t run anything but slaves, intermediated to serve him, is something I’m becoming ever-clearer about.
I write one . . .
The following is a short-scrappy blab on church, I write it for those not familiar. Sort of.. social history, from an all wrapped-up participator.
For for those sure-no-god, or keep it “spiritual not religious” (whatever that means?) yet, aren’t complacent about the gang causing most of the global terror. Even you, might . . .
I haven’t made the bright moves on the mon-front, so am left relying on God. It’s the upside of the down. There’s some fierce contenders for most-abused verse in the Bible but, all things working together for good... probably, the best/worst? Yet... (you know what I could write..?).
I post to ponder. To pray along with. . . .
Have skip finished James Douglas ‘JFK and The Unspeakable’, I'm a little more up on early 60's USA. .The book's telling subtitle is; 'Why he died and why it matters'.
I was surprised, and disappointed, at how little Thomas Merton - inspirer of the author /use of ‘unspeakable - there was in it. What it . . .
‘Taxi Driver’ is something else. One for talking about. Eugene S. Robinson has penned a short but fair little ad for it in OZY.
What might I add? Urban portrayed in the light of now? Capturing - as it does a bit - the last days, in what might be, the most evocative of modern of cities. All before everything changed in the . . .