George Herbert on Love

"Love is that liquor sweet and most divine, Which my God feels as blood; but I, as wine." This is the final couplet of George Herbert's poem, The Agony. George Hunsinger quoted it in his book The Eucharist and Ecumenism.

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Offensive Football

The Huskers dominated the game on Saturday vs Iowa State but managed to lose, due to another dominating stat: they had 7 turnovers (most of them within yards … or inches … from the goal line) compared to 0 (zero, none, nada) for the ‘Clones. The football players on the offensive side are just that: offensive. So now we have the “Blackshirts” on the defensive side of the ball and a bunch of offensive players out on the field the rest of game.

Some Thoughts While Roaming Where the Buffalo Once Roamed

While in Great Falls, Mont, we visited the C. M. Russell Museum. The upper floor shows the work of various western artists while the lower floor is dedicated primarily to the American bison in art. While there we learned that the bison is the spiritual heart of the North American West. Setting aside the blatantly …

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Some Thoughts about Making Espato for a Special Guest

The bishop came for a visit this week in honor of our parish's feast day, which is Oct. 6. It was a pretty low key visit – questions and answers over Saturday brunch, words of encouragement and dinner after Great Vespers, coffee hour after Divine Liturgy. … … And possibly most important of all, our …

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