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My Ordination

Five years ago today I was Ordained and Installed at St John Lutheran, Granite City Il (LCMS).  I have posted a public gallery here for any who might like to take a look.


Like Living in a Sci Fi Novel

After long hours digging, a few days of planning, I finally finished my fire pit!

One of the two people I came into the city today to meet.


This was my destination today, the University Chaplain’s space. This is where we’ve been having our Lent Soup Suppers and Bible Class. This is also Whee most of our Holy Week activities will be held in conjunction with the Lutheran Student’s group. But more on that later.


Now that I’m here I usually catch the 4 or 6 tram at Margit Bridge. It is the biggest, nicest and among the fastest forms of city transport.

From here I either walk or transfer to some other kind of transport depending on where I’m going. Today it is a straight shot to my destination.


Part 1 takes about 15-20 minutes depending on my mood and the weather.

Part 2 takes about 35 minutes on the Hev. This is a great little train like thing with heated seats in the winter. I’ve been told it is East German tech, and I believe it. That said, it is perfectly functional.

Usually I read or review notes in transit. Today I thought I’d spend a bit of time writing this post on my phone.


Since we live in an outlying bedroom community of Budapest I often take public transport into the city. It is a multistage trip that begins with a 1km walk.

When we first made Advent08, this was the information that accompanied the App (kind of like a FAQ I suppose, but without questions!)  I am posting it here because it still has a lot of good information about Advent and the devotions (and their assumptions) themselves.

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