Monthly Archives: August 2011

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SSU KYI RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT OF BURMA This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 19:24-43 24 Mephibosheth grandson of Saul came down to meet the king; he had not taken care of his feet, or trimmed his beard, or washed his clothes, from […]

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GORBACHOV REMEMBERS THE COUP OF 1991 This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 19: 1-23 1. It was told Joab, ‘The king is weeping and mourning for Absalom.’ 2So the victory that day was turned into mourning for all the troops; for the […]

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ISRAELI STRIKES BRING NO GOOD NEWS This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with aheadline from world news 2 Samuel 18:19-23 19 Then Ahimaaz son of Zadok said, ‘Let me run, and carry tidings to the king that the Lord has delivered him from the power of his enemies.’ 20Joab said […]

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INDIA ARRESTS MAN WHO THREATENED HUNGER STRIKE This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 18:9-18 9 Absalom happened to meet the servants of David. Absalom was riding on his mule, and the mule went under the thick branches of a great oak. His […]

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REPUBLICANS  SEEK LEADERSHIP QUALITIES This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 17:27-18:8 27 When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, and Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim 28brought beds, basins, […]

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BEREAVED MOSLEM FATHER COUNSELS NO REVENGE This blog provides a meditation n the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 16:1-23 16When David had passed a little beyond the summit, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, carrying two hundred loaves of bread, one […]

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ENCOURAGING IMAGE OF SYRIAN LAW This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 15:19-37 19 Then the king said to Ittai the Gittite, ‘Why are you also coming with us? Go back, and stay with the king; for you are a foreigner, and also […]

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TRYANT POINTS TO “POPULAR UPRISING” IN ENGLAND This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 15:1-18 15After this Absalom got himself a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run ahead of him. 2Absalom used to rise early and stand beside the road into […]

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POPE TOO EXPENSIVE FOR SPAIN  This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 14:21-33 21 Then the king said to Joab, ‘Very well, I grant this; go, bring back the young man Absalom.’ 22Joab prostrated himself with his face to the ground and did […]

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TEENAGE RIOTERS DISRUPT LONDON This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings aloing with a headline from world news 2 Samuel 14:1-20 14Now Joab son of Zeruiah perceived that the king’s mind was on Absalom. 2Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman. He said to her, ‘Pretend to be […]