Monthly Archives: June 2007

38 posts

Jesus in the Floor Boards – Manifestation

Being related to the man I can tell you that he is crazy, but it looks like Jesus to me. Jesus in the Floor Boards – Manifestation Well, I thought I was losing my mind, but after several months of staring at the floorboards in the bathroom, I finally said to my wife and son, “well, I may be crazy, but has anyone else ever seen, in the floorboards of the bathroom–” And my son […]

More Interfaith Clergy

This is a curious coincidence. I was reading TUAW (a must for any Mac geek) and noted a comment by the author, Mike Rose that his wife was studying to be a rabbi and his father-in-law had just been elected as a Lutheran Bishop. That caught my eye. (BTW, the TUAW piece is about “iGod” from the Prairie Home Companion. Very humorous. iGod “plays sermons and you just delete the parts you don’t like.”) So, […]

You can call me “dude”

From Andrew Schwab NAMES YOU DON’T CALL OTHER DUDES – 2007-06-17 “buddy” “pal” “chief” “captain” “bra” “broseph” “boss” I was called three of these in one day recently. Now, as a Christian, I am a pacifist. So I did not punch said Urban Outfitters employee (it seems that this company actually trains its people to use these derogatory pronouns to demean their customers, as I have heard numerous reports on both CNN and MTV Latin […]

Married? First, Second, Third

I am filling out a Church Pension Group form that tracks clergy ordinations. Among the questions listed is: Marital Status: Are you: ☑ Married? ☐ Single? ☐ Divorced? ☐ Widowed So far so good. Reasonable. But then remember, this is the Episcopal Church. Is this marriage your: ☑ First? ☐ Second? ☐ Third? Anyone remember the joke about preparation for the priesthood in the Episcopal Church? You had to be on your third career and […]

“I am both Muslim and Christian”

Really? I didn’t think that was possible. Oh! She is an Episcopal priest. That explains it… Local News | “I am both Muslim and Christian” | Seattle Times Newspaper Shortly after noon on Fridays, the Rev. Ann Holmes Redding ties on a black headscarf, preparing to pray with her Muslim group on First Hill. On Sunday mornings, Redding puts on the white collar of an Episcopal priest. She does both, she says, because she’s Christian […]

iGod?

When you have Steve Jobs and the title “iGod” how can I not blog on it? Please head over to TUAW for the news brief and then NYMag for the story. Steve Jobs profile in New York magazine – The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Steve Jobs profile in New York magazine Posted Jun 18th 2007 10:00AM by Michael Rose Never the advocate of subtle promotion, New York magazine’s cover story this week bears a simple […]