Archive for September 13th, 2009

Religion’s goal?          

           Make sinners better.

 Christianity’s goal?     

           Make sinners into saints!                  

– eab, 3/4/07

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Why has God made the high-mountain flower,

No human eye sees in the spring,

Hid in crevasses close,

Viewed only by little birds on the wing?


God loves this earth, yes, this,

Loves soil and rock and tree,

Even if no man views the flower,

The Creator finds it pleasant to see.


What else can explain,

The beauty scattered all around?

God loves more than people;

He even loves the good ole ground.       

                – eab, 9/13/06

Written on the bank of the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River, AK, on a mooseless moose hunt with EAB II, III & Max Shelton.

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Today is the DATE, 9/13/1635, that the  Massachusetts General Court ordered Roger Williams (ca. 1603–1683) into exile.  Williams a Separatist preacher helped to found Rhode Island.

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