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September

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Somewhere in SM Manila
SEPTEMBER NIKON FM2 + VIVITAR 28/2.5 TX + KODAK TRI-X 400

At Present

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PENTAX SPOTMATIC F + SMC TAKUMAR 135/2.5 + KENTMERE 400
"Yet at present we do not see everything subject to him. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honour because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone" Hebrews 2:8b-9

Late Afternoon Thunderstorm

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LATE AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM PENTAX K-3 + SMCP 28-105/3.2-4.5 AL[IF]

Weird weather really.  They say were are experiencing the El Niño.  Maybe we are.

Disneyfication of the Gospel

Coming home from second grade Sunday school, my son asked me about the Bible story he just heard: “did it really happened that way?”  I sort of paused as I realized that I was torn between being “dad” and a Bible scholar.  So I asked him: “Do want to hear the National Geographic version or Disney Channel’s?”

We had this momentary staring contest as we both realized the profundity of it all.  I was the first to blink and quickly added that there is a History Channel version; but that already has a foregone conclusion that whatever it is must be a U.S. government conspiracy involving the Illuminati and aliens…

No. Let’s not go that way.

Anyway, this brings to mind that Disney itself has mangled the fairy tales it has made movies of.  Enough sites in the internet has compared the brutal and violent fairy tales and how tame the Disney versions are compare to them (see Huffington Post). 

Having taught children’s Sunday school long ago, I sort of remember the packaged material we dished out t…

Up There

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UP THERE PENTAX K-50 + SMCP F 35-135/3.5-4.5
So I was stuck in traffic again (yeah, I was THERE before...).