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Letters beyond Z

Next Step with Fr. Vazken #709: “In the time of your life, live…” says Saroyan and so the new year kicks off with a message of hope. The Christ child and a case for adding extra letters to the alphabet. Gabriel & Katie Jay Stauring, requiem. Moving past your challenges before you. Remembering Sidney Poitier. Communications for the new planet. William Saroyan’s Time of your life.
Sidney Poitier changed the Oscars in 1964. The academy is still grappling with the promise of that moment. 
Requiem for Gabriel & Katie Jay Stauring
The Phonetic Alphabet – US Army Alphabet
William Saroyan’s “Time of your Life” (goodreads.com)
Mary Hopkin Music
Cover: Vintage Christmas picture, Public Domain
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War is Over/Solstice is Here

Next Step #289 – December 19, 2013

A Christmas special with a different type of wish. Fr. Vazken challenges us to a new understanding of the Christmas message and its possibilities to bring peace to our lives and to the world. Cease-fire arrangements made at Christmas – The “War is over if you want it.” Solstice bells ring from the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern. Best wishes and prayers for your life and the coming year. A primer to the New Year. Answer to the December 25/January 6 debate and when to celebrate?
Songs & Links:
Snoopy’s Christmas by the Royal Guardsmen
Jethro Tull’s “God Rest Ye Merry Gentle Persons,” “Another Christmas Song,” and “Solstice Bells”
Chicago “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
John Lennon’s Happy Christmas (the War is Over)
LEVON: A Wondrous Life
In His Shoes
Christmas Truce
Engineered by Ken Nalik
Produced by Suzie Shatarevyan for epostle.net
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