Monday, July 20, 2009

Did I mention?

I have difficulty keeping a screen up therefore my Internet use is limited.
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I began a painting - after about 2 or 3 weeks of research and preliminary sketches. I never know what will happen however...
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Sunday I came across the following:
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[The] "call to carry the cross will predictably be met with bitter ridicule by some, it should be remembered that this is the way to eternal life for all who follow Christ. 'You cannot belong to Christ unless you crucify all self-indulgent passions and desires.'
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It is easily misunderstood however, if it is merely seen as a pointless effort at self-denial. The cross is a denial of self, but in service to the will of God Himself who makes life come from death and empowers those who trust in him to practice virtue in place of vice."
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Today is the memorial of St. Elijah, prophet and reputed founder of the Carmelites.
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Sad news: Mrs. Rabitowitz has died. Foul play is suspected.
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Her remains were found beneath the east yew hedge.
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Snaglepuss, the wandering cat is a feline of interest - I'm not allowed to say 'suspect' or mention he is both black and white.
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Another theory put forward is that she succumbed to some sort of poisoning.
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The body is so badly decomposed we may never know for certain.
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Needless to say, it's been a very difficult few days.

8 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry about Mrs. R.

    I know you'll miss her.

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  2. My condolences, Terry. She was a wise woman.

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  3. ... the quote is from? thanks

    and, a sweet farewell to Mrs. Rabitowitz ... do hope you will be able to recall other tales of her adventures and thoughts despite her tragic end ...

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  4. No, not Mrs. Rabitowitz :-( I am so sorry, Terry.

    You may speak with my pet bunny Billee anytime.

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  5. Mrs. Rabitowitz has died--oh I am so sorry--I loved that rabbit!

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  6. +JMJ+

    I miss her already. =(

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  7. I'm so sorry for your loss.

    Mrs. R. is irreplacable but will live on in your stories.

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