The Irony of Wisdom

The longer I live, the more uninformed I feel. Only the young have an explanation for everything. Isabel Allende

Memo To Self

Memo: To SelfSubject: InfallibilityDate: Today Every Christian has to decide this question: Is Jesus Christ’s mind infallible, or is the modern Western mind infallible?  The tendency today is to think ourselves infallible, and the Bible a jumble of the most extraordinary stuff.  Good stuff to be sure, but we cannot be expected to accept all its […]

Shabbat Shalom

And evening passed and morning came, marking a new day. And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:31 This is the day that the Lord has made. And not just any day. A Sabbath. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 For the reverence and fear of God are basic to […]

Attitude Attitude Attitude

Think the glasses have attitude? Read about the designer. Iris Apfel will celebrate her 100th birthday tomorrow, still working as a sought-after designer of eyeglasses and more. What an example to all of us. “If I stopped working, I’d be gone.” “More is more and less is a bore” Oh that we would all live […]

No Words

I felt my anger risingWhen I saw the towers fallI’ve been through quakes and firesAnd I thought I’d seen it all. I felt the nation rumbleWhen that Ryder Truck explodedAnd all the retching terrorWhen some maniac unloaded I mourned and prayed for thousandsAs I saw the bloody costMy soul cries out to heavenEach time an […]

I Believe

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C S Lewis, The Weight Of Glory

Table For Four, Please

Restaurant Host: Hello.Me: Hi, table for four, please.Host: Sure, and your name.Me: Smith.Host: Great. And do you and your guests have your vaccination cards?Me: Hmmm, well first… Can you tell us who our server will be?Host: Um, looks like Brad will be your server tonight.Me: Great. Can you show us Brad’s vaccination card?Host: Um…Me: Oh, […]

Your Inheritance

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you. 1 Peter 1:3-4 ESV […]

Evil: A Primer

Against you, and you alone, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight. You will be proved right in what you say, and your judgment against me is just. Psalm 51:4 There is much evil afoot.  But what exactly is evil?  Anything that contradicts the holy nature of God is evil. All […]

Spiritual Rest

Spiritual rest is not a hallowed feeling that comes over us in church. It’s the repose of a heart set deep in God. Henry Drummond