Category Archives: Because Someone Needs to Say Something!

This blog was begun in August 2010 as a means of communicating during my sabbatical time away from New Life Lutheran Church, Pearland, TX. It remains an active blog to comment on life in general and in the world and from a lens of being a Lutheran Christian by choice. -bg

“Was ist los?” On Bonhoeffer and the Church in 2018

And I heard him murmur… “Was ist los?— What’s Up?” Language is a wonderful thing!  Not all that long ago when you met up with a friend they would say something like “hi, how are you doing?”  And it’s our … Continue reading

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“I Smell Like Your Grandpa”

             And she heard me murmur…                                                            … Continue reading

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My Mother

  …and they heard me murmur…       “I’m kind of missin’ my mom today!” My mother was beautiful.  Inside and out.  Being the seventh of nine children she had three older sisters to look up to and compete … Continue reading

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MARTIN LUTHER’S EDGY SIDE

            And I heard them murmur…                                                    “… he didn’t really … Continue reading

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HURRICANE HARVEY. HAVOC and HOPE

And I heard them murmur… “… what are we gonna do now?”   <Some sound bytes and thoughts along the way to & thru a hurricane named Harvey.> Until recently I didn’t think much about the name Harvey.  I have … Continue reading

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THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!

And I heard my friend murmur…        “…this has got to stop!“ I was in Denver with my 27-year-old son last week when I saw the news of what was unfolding in Charlottesville.  Live and in color and … Continue reading

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Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego Get Fired Up for God

…and I heard them murmur… “How hot could it get?” Every once in a while, it can feel like you are in the middle of the furnace with fire all around you. It’s more than living in Texas in August.  … Continue reading

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