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  1. When Argument is a Waste of Time

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    January 16, 2021 by lucieromarin

    Many of us have experienced the kind of conversation that smashes to a halt thanks to an emphatic pronouncement. Here’s …
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  2. From Waugh to Ward

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    January 4, 2021 by lucieromarin

    I’m watching Brideshead Revisited and reading Robert Hugh Benson’s The Conventionalists. I took refuge in them from a sudden need …
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  3. Why God Doesn’t Tell Us Why He Let Something Bad Happen

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    December 28, 2020 by lucieromarin

    The sparring-partner who asked me, “Why can’t God tell me why He let something bad happen?” gave the example of …
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  4. Meanwhile…

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    April 19, 2019 by lucieromarin

    …Australia’s political luminaries follow my lead! Well, not my lead exactly… Apparently there were over 5,000 people at the the …
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  5. Vicka Blinked

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    March 26, 2019 by lucieromarin

    There’s been much discussion of late to the effect of ‘how could the jurors believe such an impossible story,’ and …
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  6. In Thurgoona

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    December 26, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Thurgoona means ‘darting bird’ and if, rather than drawling it, you exclaim it suddenly – something like ‘TH’GUNA! – it …
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  7. The Village Fair

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    September 16, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Today, between the world’s best coffee and one of my local churches, I found our village fair. My suburb is …
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  8. What They’re Playing in Heaven Today

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    August 15, 2018 by lucieromarin

    This. On repeat. (I used to page-turn this, and to see my friend play it – well, there was nothing …
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  9. You Know You’re an Adult When…

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    June 15, 2018 by lucieromarin

    You have the bronchitis that will not die; But you have to get up at 5am tomorrow to travel for …
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  10. ‘Should’ and ‘Just’

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    May 14, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Counsellors listen for the word ‘should.’ As soon as the client says, “… I know I should be saving more,” …
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