A Tale of Two Sinners

And Samuel said to Saul, “The Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you this day and has given it to a neighbor of yours, who is better than you.” 1 Samuel 15:28 ESV Nearly a thousand years before the birth of Christ, two kings ruled over the nation of Israel. The first was […]

Humilitas Before The Majesty Of God

“To pray is to fall face down before the Lord, stripped of the flattering disguises of pride, humbly presenting before Him our naked sin.” Catechism Of The Spiritual Life, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus, Rome

Which Way?

If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you. James 1:5 NRSV “I am seriously directional challanged. I have virtually no sense of direction. More than once, on leaving a hotel room, I’ve had to ask directions from a hotel employee […]

On Fellowship With God /2

What we have seen and heard we announce to you also, so that you will join with us in the fellowship that we have with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 1 John 1:3 GNT Yesterday’s post (On Fellowship With God /1) provided some context on fellowship. Here are some fellowship life-hacks for […]

At Last Report, Chris Fabry* Is Alive

Today is Chris Fabry’s 61st birthday (Happy Birthday Chris, many happy returns. And thank you for all you do for all of us out here on the fruited plain). On his 50th birthday (2011), Chris published a list of 50 things he had learned in 50 years. We are unsure what additional things, if any, […]

Humilitas

What shall I bring to the LORD, the God of heaven, when I come to worship him? Shall I bring the best calves to burn as offerings to him? Will the LORD be pleased if I bring him thousands of sheep or endless streams of olive oil? Shall I offer him my first-born child to […]