Month: December 2018

This is the End

2018 is over today… As part of my annual New Year celebration, I watched a few episodes of The Twilight Zone. One that stood out was “Four O’Clock” which is episode 94 (season 3, number 29) because it reminded me

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Blowing Up

My first job at Disneyland, which I had when I was sixteen. At the time, Disneyland had a policy of hiring only people who were 18 or older, but a lessee could hire younger. (A lessee was a company which

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Etcetera – etcetera

We went to see the musical “The King and I” on stage last Thursday. I remember seeing the movie with Yul Brenner, so I was ready for a boring evening. But, as the show unfolded, it was new to me.

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Anchor Away – RIP Chris Burrous

Shocked. Never did I expect to see the news report that Chris Burrous passed.  He was such a goof, I often thought that that was just how I would be if I anchored a news station. The first time I

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Reading – Fundamental

I am a self described bibliophile. I love to read. I can spend hours in a good used book store and am sorry they are not easy to find any longer. I loved going to Border’s Books when they were

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Mary Poppins Returns

On Christmas Eve we went to see the new Mary Poppins Returns movie. I was a bit leery going into this, being a fan of the original which set the bar pretty high. But, I opened my mind and tried

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Immanuel – Intention (Spirit)

Matthew 1:23 is a quote from Isaiah 7:14 “See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,” which means, “God with us.” So, this says Mary will name him Immanuel, right?

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iMAGIne – Intuition (Spirit)

Today I am writing about the Magi. Magi is the plural form of Magus. So, we know there are more than one who arrived to visit Jesus after he was born, traditionally there were three. This word is also the

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Incarnate – Intellect (Mind)

Incarnation is something we all have done, right? If to be incarnate simply means to be “in the flesh”, or donning the mortal coil, we are all in that camp. So, Jesus being born is nothing special (aside from that

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Immaculate – Instinct (Body)

Today and for the next four days we will take a look at aspects of the Christ Mass, commonly known as Christmas, the time Christians celebrate the Birth of Christ. (Of course, Jesus wasn’t really born on December 25th… but

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