Category Archives: Surprises

Good Friday Spoiler Alert

Churchyard Chick, in her zig-zag ramblings, sometimes “overhears” things.  I wouldn’t necessarily say she eavesdrops; that would be rude, which is so unlike her.  It’s just that she stays “tuned in” just in case some interesting little kernel should come … Continue reading

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Jesus on Saturday Night Live

Last night, drifting in and out of sleep, I thought I saw Jesus on SNL.  Startled, I opened my eyes a bit wider.  Sure enough, there he was (a cast member disguised as him anyway).  What was he doing there?  He seemed … Continue reading

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Praise or Flattery?

“God, you are so good,” I said.  I continued, “You are so caring and loving and wise.”  I stopped.  I decided to just let that sink in today and not continue rattling on, for once. At first there was stunned … Continue reading

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Jesus at Wal-Mart

Recently a couple saw the face of Jesus on their Wal-Mart receipt.  When this phenomenon was reported by Yahoo, the scoffers began ranting.  Perusing a few of their comments, I was struck by the vehemence of their negativity.  Where are … Continue reading

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Bloom Already

One year ago today (I see from my unfinished drafts), I wrote this title.  When I clicked on, I saw only the title.  No notes.  No rough draft.  I saw nothing but the title, which made me reflect upon the reason I … Continue reading

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Living with Uncertainty

“Embrace Uncertainty,” the life coach said. “Embrace him?”  I questioned.  “Perhaps I could learn to live with him, but I cannot see myself embracing him.  He is so very unattractive.  I would rather have Certainty.” “Why are you so enamored of … Continue reading

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Obama Trumps Trump

A bit sheepishly I confess that I was watching Ne Ne’s rant in The Donald’s boardroom when the news of an impending statement from the President scrolled across the bottom of the screen. “Perfect timing, Mr. President,” I thought.  “Just in time to preempt the firing.  … Continue reading

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Kiss Me Kate

Will not obey, That’s okay. No debate, Just kiss me, Kate! Lovely bride, Carriage ride, Can hardly wait To kiss my Kate! Just you and me, The world will see How much you rate, So kiss me, Kate! Not once but … Continue reading

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Listening for Snow

“Seek and you will find.” Snow . . . Unlike her cousin Rain . . . Is not loud and noisy. She doesn’t send staff (Thunder and Lightning) To announce her. She doesn’t wake us in the night By pounding … Continue reading

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