Posts tagged with ‘Essay’

  • Bad Editing, Details, and a Smile

    By on January 28, 2011

    I just finished an audio book not good enough to review here. As kids, we had a phase: “Close,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Perseverance Not Human Will

    By on January 23, 2011

    As I’ve said (click here) what you value governs what you are grateful for and therefore what you get...

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    Polly Castor
  • New Year’s Eve…

    By on December 31, 2010

    New Year’s Eve Reflections: As we face the clean slate of a fresh New Year, I ask you: what...

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    Polly Castor
  • Why Jesus Doodled in the Dirt

    By on December 19, 2010

    They had just brought to Jesus the woman taken in adultery – in the very act – to challenge...

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    Polly Castor
  • 100th Anniversary of Mary Baker Eddy’s Passing

    By on December 3, 2010

    Mary Baker Eddy is the discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, which she described as “the law of God;...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Daughter’s Kenya Account Written for Her Sponsors

    By on November 28, 2010

    Below is a copy of my daughter’s account of the service trip she took last summer to teach in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Objectivity vs. Subjectivity

    By on October 22, 2010

    The Webster definition of “subjective” is personal, emotional, instinctive and intuitive. Its antonym is “objective” which means actual, real,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Little Dilemmas and Moral Relativism

    By on August 4, 2010

    Here are two small, current dilemmas here: 1.)  My daughter’s worn out shoes. I gave a familiar ultimatum to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Not Representational?

    By on May 5, 2010

    I’ve let this blog post gestate a while before writing it today.  I waited to find my peace about...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Good Friday Sermon

    By on April 2, 2010

    I am my church’s delegate to our town’s ecumenical Clergy Association. Among many other things this means I’m one...

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    Polly Castor
  • Black Ice on Cain’s Hill Road

    By on December 14, 2009

    My family had left at the crack of dawn for the FIRST Lego League State robotics Tournament. I stayed...

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    Polly Castor
  • Surrender Not Control

    By on August 20, 2009

    A friend of mine used this title phrase in casual conversation last night, and I can’t even remember what...

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    Polly Castor