Category Archives: Christian Life

On Christmas and small green pieces of paper

“Yes – Matteo Renzi big money. No – Matteo Renzi house.” This was a ten-year-old student’s referendum explanation, and you can imagine the finger-rubbing and palm-dusting gestures that went with it, while a stronger student did her best to give … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who help others put their бахилы on.

Starbucks, despite being an evil enormous international corporation, is a great blessing to the Englishwoman having tea out in Moscow. Starbucks baristas, when asked for black tea With Milk, do not look shocked and perplexed and ask whether they should … Continue reading

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The Plans He Has To Prosper Us

One Sunday recently, I got my hair in the Communion wine. I was receiving the wine, not serving it, so the situation could have been worse, but was nonetheless embarrassing. Short hair flopping in one’s face combines poorly with a … Continue reading

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