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posted by [personal profile] dglenn at 05:24am on 2012-01-07

"It sounds cynical to assume that there won't always be a happy ending but, if that's the case, Jesus was the ultimate cynic. 'The poor will be with you always,' he said, and then he continued to fight the systems that oppressed the poor all the way to his death." -- Cheryl Lawrie, "Finding hope between death and resurrection", The Age, 2008-03-23

[I don't know if any old-calendar Orthodox Christians are reading this (I'll be emailing one personally but don't know whether he reads this blog -- I think all my Orthodox relatives use the Gregorian calendar for everything but Easter), but if any are: Merry Christmas!]


Today's date (according to the Fourmilab calendar converter):
Gregorian: 2012 January 07
Julian: 2011 December 25
Hebrew: 5772 Teveth 12
Islamic: 1433 Safar 12
Persion: 1390 Dey 17
Mayan Long Count: ...12.19.19.0.11
Bahá'í: 1 9 Badí' Sharaf Kamál
Indian Civil Calendar: 1933 Pausa 17

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