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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

New Growth in an Old Forest

November 12, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   New Growth in an Old Growth Forest – 11/12/2020 This past weekend, on the back edge of October and the front edge of November

As Far as East to West

November 5, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   As Far as East to West – 11/6/2020   We tend to think small. That makes it easier to keep everything in its place

An October with Partner, revisited

October 29, 2020
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   An October with Partner, revisited – 10/29/2020      I thought long and hard about whether or not it was a good idea.  I

Morning Prayer

October 22, 2020
Embers from the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Morning Prayer – 10/23/2020   I saw them from about a mile away.  I noticed several things as soon as I caught sight of