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Harry J. Heintz loves sailing. And reading and writing. And his wife and family. And God. And baseball. And life. He has been writing for years, for sermons, teachings, and observations about life and faith. Friends and family have urged him to start a blog. With their help and encouragement, here goes.

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2019 Favorites

    For some years I have kept an annual log of books read, movies and plays seen, etc. Then at year’s end, I review them and identify the ones that stand out. Here are my favorites for 2019; they are not listed in order of preference.   Movies (some of which were 2018 releases … Continue reading 2019 Favorites

Is This the Right Reading for the First Sunday of Christmas?

[This message was delivered at the Community of the Savior, Rochester NY, on 12/29/19, based on Matthew 2:12-23 and Hebrews 2:10-18.]   I would never have selected this Matthew reading for the first Sunday of Christmas. What were the people that determine the lectionary readings thinking? We have been working counter-culturally to keep Advent for … Continue reading Is This the Right Reading for the First Sunday of Christmas?

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