Sometimes it is really busy. That business may not be you: today I am acting as a ferry for son two because it is final rehearsals. The play starts tomorrow night, ie Sunday. And the clinical week was busy. Some weeks you do not get much academic work done: this…

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I am afraid there is nothing witty or apropos that I can link to about today’s reading. I was trying to find a comment in TC’s thread that has now split when someone said women were not smart, but they were cunning, because cunning is all they have. I guess…

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Music is the main theme of this week in Casa Pukeko.  Son two is cheerfully going to school in jeans rather than his uniform because the school is rehearsing Sweeney Todd. And he was “Army volunteered” into the choir — which comes from him doing music all year, playing viola…

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One of the contradictory things in the Bible is that those with resources are more likely to go to perdition. The poor are more generous — to charities, in New Zealand, at least. Now: the issue of great wealth has to be considered. By the standards of the ancient world,…

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Well. the UK courts think they can control Twitter. Well, at least defamatory speech. From the Auckland Pravda Tweeters have been warned to be much more cautious about what they send into cyberspace after Chris Cairns’ precedent-setting victory. And despite a media law expert saying he was always going to…

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One of the ongoing tensions among Protestants, particularly nonliturgical protestants, is to balance the need to witness to those outside of taith and to build up those who are of faith. Some churches turn into mini theological colleges where the building up of the fellowship takes priority and  the evangelical…

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Incendiary Insight. A little cynical. He misses the fact that most of the people he is talking about are the sons of Mary Every single group in this country outside of white, right-leaning Christian men wants to win. What do I mean by that? They take their fight seriously, they’re…

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