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The only way to inherit the Earth

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is a specific Holy Scripture that is an eyewitness account
of what Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ, said to a large gathering in Galilee
which came from Syria and Judea:

 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”
~Matthew 5:3

Then, He throws a curve by adding: Continue reading

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A man’s man

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

He was a boy with a need for hugs
His father was strong and determined
They collided on sounds and talk and talk back
The collided in cuddles of pride Continue reading

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Math geek: Reflections on Statistics

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Mathematics allows the practitioner to practice,
while only a truly devoted student can stud.


Medicine makes people ill, mathematics make them sad and
theology makes them sinful.”                                                                      ~ Martin Luther (1483-1546)
German professor of theology, composer, priest, former monk

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