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The Walleye Call

January 25, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Walleye Call – 1/22/2021 I love the solitude of a trout stream, but Wisconsin winters are for ice fishing.  I don’t get the

Passing Torches

January 14, 2021
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Passing Torches – 1/15/21 It’s funny how things come back around; even if the details had been forgotten from the first time it went

The Mittens

January 7, 2021
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Mittens – January 8, 2020 I have been blessed to never really know hard times.  My older siblings however lived through the very

The Button Box

December 31, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Button Box – January 2, 2021 In this age of digital, virtual reality entertainment I fondly recall the quiet hours of my childhood

A Nativity Set – December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   A Nativity Set – December 24, 2020     The figures are all in place, save one. It’s not really theologically correct because all

A Christmas Bargain

December 18, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   A Christmas Bargain – 12/18/2020      I don’t like to barter.  I think that my least favorite thing to do is to buy

Free as a Bird

December 10, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Free as a Bird – 12/11/2020      There does not seem to be another creature truly as free as a bird.  The gift

First Snowfall

December 3, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   First Snowfall – December 4, 2020    There is something about the first snowfall that captures the attention and the imagination.  Today is our

Stiff Water

November 25, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Stiff Water – 11/26/2020     It had been chilly on my morning walk for a couple of weeks but this day was different. 

Everyplace is Home to Somebody

November 19, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Everyplace is Home to Somebody – 11/22/2020    In the week before Christmas in 1989 we were on a cross-country homecoming trip. I had