Monthly Archives: January 2013

Grace for Muddy Carpets–‘by’ Ryan Patterson, Age 5

Last week, Mommy and I went to visit Nana so Nana could cut Mommy’s hair.  Before Mommy picked me up from school she bought me a set of garden tools.  I was so excited.  There was a yellow shovel, a … Continue reading

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Last Musing on Les Miserables–Unselfish Love

With so many great themes in this story, it’s hard to say which one is best. We need them all.  But I saved my favorite for last. I will never forget the first time I saw Les Miz live at the … Continue reading

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Musings on Les Miserables–Part 3–Temptation

Marius is a young man with great ideals.  Jean Valjean has become a man of honor.  Both face huge temptations that threaten to tear down all they have come to believe and live.  Shall Marius take the easy way out … Continue reading

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More Musings on Les Miserables–Part 2–Second Chances

The first time I saw Les Miserables I almost burst into tears when the priest gave the candlesticks to Jean Valjean as he was about to be arrested and returned to prison. Don’t the priest’s actions so remind of us … Continue reading

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Musings on ‘Les Miserables’ Part One

I’ve loved the story and music from Les Miserables since seeing the play three times at the Fox in the 80’s. I read the real book a few years back and have seen the older movies.  Some stories are timeless … Continue reading

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