Been trying to find a way into this topic, Brothers and Sisters, but no luck. Maybe if we just chat awhile it'll dawn on us. And there are a lot of us's. Seven billion human beings and counting, alive right this instant, pumping out many thousands of thoughts in a day, emotions zigging high and … Continue reading Size Matters
I rant, I scold, I coo, tickle and poke but I'm not changing any minds here. Okay, something new. Newish. Or at least, more spontaneous. For instance, the first line, with the ranting and cooing just came out and I left it in, even though it invoked parents and children, a subject I'm avoiding; not … Continue reading Know What I’m Saying?
We do not die when our bodies die. Consciousness survives bodily death. Individually, we accept and accommodate this fact. Most of us have had personal experience around death, especially of loved ones, in which inexplicably, something in the room changes when a human being dies. Mind exits body in a loss perceptible on the deepest … Continue reading The Resurrected Elephant in the Room
The Christian life of faith is called the Walk--it is both the Walk of Faith and the Walk with Christ. What we see in the first years of our Walk is in the most charitable sense of the phrase about us. He finds each of us in our personal ditch of pain and dysfunction; most … Continue reading The Long View
And the soldiers (police) likewise demanded of him, saying, “And what shall we do?” And he said unto them, “Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.” Take a minute. Think of the the stress put on Christian police officers who follow that particular scriptural injunction. Adrenaline alone … Continue reading Luke 3:14