For if the just ones be the children of God, God will defend them and deliver them from the hand… Read more Believing in Rebirth
More tortuous than all else is the human heart, beyond remedy; who can understand it? Jeremiah 17 I loved that… Read more Who can understand the human heart?
On Palm Sunday, the Passion reading reminds us of our journey this last week in Lent: Jesus entering Jerusalem as… Read more Where is my heart?
For some unknown reason, today, looking at the tenuous iris growth and thinking about hope, as in I hope it… Read more The Experience of Knowing/or Not
Nicodemus (the man who had come to Jesus) spoke up to say, “Since when does our law condemn any man… Read more Judgment (again)
The readings for this Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent reinforce the need for statutes, decrees, and commandments. In… Read more Following the law
The readings for Lent often deal with sacrifice as in to “make a sacrifice to the Lord.” Sacrifice has been… Read more What do you sacrifice?
Fred Phelps died today and I’ve been somewhat saddened by the outpouring of hate the news has produced to say… Read more Whatsoever you do….
Here comes the master dreamer! Let us kill him… Genesis 37 Here is the one who will inherit everything. Let… Read more Who’s Your Hero?
Yesterday we began the backyard clean up: layers of oak leaves; debris; small broken off willow branches. A lot of… Read more Made it through the first week of Lent