Signs of the Times

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Signs of the Times  •  5 September 2019 •  No. 201

Processional. “Our great responsibility / To be guardians of our liberty / ‘Till tyrants bow to the people’s dream / And justice flows like a mighty stream.” —Jean Rohe, “National Anthem: Arise! Arise!

Above: “Paul Kernaleguen says regenerative agriculture has brought bees back to his farm. ‘With the flowering species [of plants] we have now, you definitely see more,’ he said.
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Signs of the Times  •  8 August 2019 •  No. 199

Processional. “Sing, Sing, Sing,” Kyoto Tachibana High School Marching Band. (Thanks Connie.)

Invocation. “O Lord God of hosts, how long will you be angry with your people’s prayers? You have fed them with the bread of tears. . . . Restore us, O God of hosts, let your face shine, that we may be saved.” —Psalm 80:4-5, 7 Read more ›

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Signs of the Times  •  11 July 2019 •  No. 197

Processional. “Listen, smith [crafter] of the heavens, / what the poet asks. / May softly come unto me / your mercy. / So I call on thee, / for you have created me.” —“Heyr himna smiður,” English-translated lyrics of a 13th century Icelandic hymn, performed by Ellen Kristjándsóttir

Above: Halitrephes Maasi jellyfish, photographed at a depth of over 4,000 feet of water off Baja California by the Exploration Vessel Nautilus. Watch this brief (1:17) video.

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