Author Archives: Menagerie

Come Holy Spirit!

Veni, Sancte Spiritus Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store! Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; You, … Continue reading

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  Of all the talents gifted to men, I most wish that I had some musical gift. I have always wanted to be able to sing, but sometimes I see the joy that  great musicians are capable of sharing with … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day

Historians tell us that the predecessor of the Mother’s Day holiday was the spring festival honoring mother goddesses. In ancient Greece, the spring festival honored Rhea, wife of Cronus and mother of the gods and goddesses. Cybele was honored in … Continue reading

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Mailboxes and Old Barns

Originally posted on Stella's Place:
Most of you are familiar with our friend, Sharon, who comments here regularly. You have probably read her posts (lovingly referred to as MBOB) at Conservative Treehouse on Sunday mornings in past years. You…

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He Has Been Raised; He Is Not Here

  GospelMK 16:1-7 When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him. Very early when the sun had risen, on the first day of the … Continue reading

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Good Friday Reproaches

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Were You There

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