Monthly Archives: December 2008

Secrecy, Mystery, and Privacy

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Men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. Every year one of the highlights of Winter Carnival here in Saint Paul is the search for the medallion. It’s a winter tradition, a treasure hunt for folks well-versed … Continue reading

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Creepy Santa

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If there’s one Christmas song that gives me the willies, it’s Santa Claus Is Coming To Town. Just give a listen to the lyrics, and you’ll soon wonder why more children aren’t terrified by the big guy in the red … Continue reading

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Prodigal Son

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“Prodigal” has so long been associated with the parable recorded in Luke that almost all its meaning seems to come from that association. So people might be forgiven for thinking that it means wicked or immoral. The primary meaning, however, … Continue reading

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