Why am I so hard on Republican Christians? This is why. If you are a true Christian, no, let me say it this way, you are only a true Christian if you have been broken by Christ. Period. That is the benchmark. If you have not been flat on your face, or curled up into […]
Author’s Note: I am reposting this after Donald Trump’s victory. We’ve heard what he has to say about Muslims. Trump markets in fear. But it is certainly true that horrific violence in the name of Islam is a daily staple of our news feed. So where is the real conversation we should be having? Dear Friends, We don’t know each other. So […]
To Christians in Politics. To tell a vicious lie is to spit on Christ. To eagerly believe that lie is to wink at His humiliation. To spread that lie is to spend the silver. .
Woke up feeling lost at sea Dreamt i saw Him walking ‘cross a cup of tea Woke up a feeling in a missing limb Mother Father side by side What’s between them never cried That’s when I first noticed that missing limb Brother Rob and Brother Ed locked our shadow in the family shed But […]
Not, he added ruefully, by choice. They don’t make a Cheeseburger Ensure. Looks like the dysphagia I’ve been dealing with for the last three months might be a new friend that just won’t go home. Ever. I can’t swallow solid food–not for long, anyway–and have been living on Ensure, a nutritionally balanced meal replacement beverage, […]
Isn’t everything that we hear which is not in accord with the Good News, a lie? When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it. That is how the Enemy is described by Jesus, not only as a liar himself, but as the […]
*Authors Note: This post is in its larval state, dear Readers, but we won’t wait for a mountable Imago. We’re going to leave it up in plain view and watch the metamorphosis together. What we should notice first is growth, segment on segment. We’ll keep the temperature constant, if we can. We’ll note when the color changes. As […]
Some non-religious people who haven’t spent time researching the difference between Christianity and Islam seem to think they are pretty much the same. Ancient myths, constructed out of available stories, equally implausible to a non-believer. Essentially the same, equally flawed holy books. But to Christians, that attitude is frustrating in the extreme. It is self pleasing, self validating and […]