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A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
Yes BSG, I fully agree. But I see the entire redemptive act as being mediated through the living Christ who was crucified and rose again.
frankbeswick, 20 days ago
Is Recycling Worth the Effort?
There was a drop off center, and I believe it is still there. selling to scrap metal companies is difficult because crooks began recycling copper from air conditioner units, and even electrical wiring from incompleted homes while they were ...
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
frankbeswick, Thank you for the back- and front-stories and the product lines. Is there a tendency toward Holy Communion of one or both kinds on your side of the pond? Is there going to be a sequel in the form of Eucharistic sacrifice and ...
DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago
Is Recycling Worth the Effort?
blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practicalities and products. Is the only way of recycling where you are by private or public collection of set-out bins? Or is there a network of drop-off recycling centers where one may or may not get ...
DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
BSG It is a very interesting topic and deeper than it would seem at first glance. The 12 tribes of Israel is a good point. I don't do astrology at all.
Veronica, 20 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
Since the last comment was lengthy, I thought this needed to be separated. We were told in parochial school that some religions, the Orthodox Church, and at that time the Lutherans and Anglicans, had priests who were ordained by bishops, who in ...
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
A Strange and Beautiful Doctrine
Frank, this is another deep article on religion. I appreciate you writing on such an important topic. When I took a Christology class, the theologian who taught the class said the Eucharist is the entire Redemptive Act, the events from Good ...
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
I had never heard of birthstones having anything to do with astrology, which as a scientist I do not ascribe to. So, I looked them up. The origin, according to the American Gem Society, is believed to date back to the breastplate of Aaron, the ...
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
BSG Yes it certainly isn't exact is it . There are variations. I didn't know that about the Canadian birthstone coin. What a lovely idea. I am imagine as you say that the cheaper stones as opposed to the Cardinal gems are making an appearance ...
Veronica, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
I have no idea what the reason, but there are variations. I suspect lesser expensive stones have been added. While most months are the same, there are differences in older birthstone charts, 15-29th centuries, and modern charts. Some, not ...
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Frank, It was as you say, a ridiculous idea. As for my watch, my friend bought it for my 60th as she knows I love history and beautiful things. Good choice.
Veronica, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
The fashion for not having a visible watch derives from the pretence that a lady was so wealthy that she did not need to know the time. She was a lady of leisure.It is like the fashion for long nails, which arose to show that a woman did not do ...
frankbeswick, 20 days ago
Birthstones- Month and day of the week
Derdriu, It was just another Victorian middle class false way of behaving.they had double standards e.g. ladies don't need to know the time but they'd have a secret watch. The Victorian middle class wanted to be upper class but had no idea how ...
Veronica, 20 days ago
S.T.E.M. Learning Resources: Computers
I heard of this on a morning television show. I was not paying attention in the beginning, so I cannot identify the source.
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago
Party Food and Safety
They are miniature sandwiches, and any hors d'oeuvres are also served. They do not make a full meal. They are about two to three bites, then they are gone.
blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago

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