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by James M. Branum - since 1995

Month: November 2003

Be thou my vision…

This hymn seems very timely for where I am at right now spiritually. I need that vision again so badly… Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art Thou my best Thought, by day or by night, Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.Be […]

Good news from the Blogiverse

First, I have to say congratulations to one of my favorite bloggists, Real Live Preacher for his book deal with Eerdman’s publishing. I’ve been a fan of RLP for some time now so I’m glad to hear he has hooked with Eerdman’s (an excellent publishing house that puts out some great theological/religious books that tend […]

Thoughts from Thanksgiving

This has been an unusual Thanksgiving time for this year. My family had planned to celebrate the holiday today (Friday) instead of on Thursday because of conflicts with my brother’s in-laws/g’friend’s family Thanksgiving celebrations. But as luck would turn out my parents and the twins (I am the oldest of five sons (age 27). I […]

More Thanksgiving Thoughts

I’ve re-posted a message from my friend Robert Waldrop about his house’s ethical-Thanksgiving meal made from almost entirely Oklahoma-produced ingredients: THANKSGIVING 2003: SLOW AND LOCAL FOODOur Thanksgiving feast this year was a true celebration of the rich, varied, and authentic tastes of Oklahoma foods. It was restful and slow, even though we prepared a worthy […]

LOTR mania in Wellington, NZ

MSNBC: ‘Return of the King’ fever grips city — New Zealand’s capital prepares for movie premiere I wish I was in Wellington for all of the fun. Heck, I wish I was in New Zealand period. As a kid I was fascinated by the country (I loved geography as a late elementary & junior high […]

Life. . .

continues to suck and I’m not sure why. The last two days have been very bleak, very dark, very lonely, very . . . I don’t know. The words for this moment do not come and I’m left feeling very incapacitated. I know very much that there is a lot that I need to do. […]

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