Open Letter To Muslims In The West

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 […]

Return of the Three Dot Witness…

Forgive me dear Readers, it has been five weeks since my last concession…nothing to say and itching to say it…death and loss riding a crest in my little world lately…friends in hospice slipping off quietly when the sad people go home to sleep…what a decision that is, to leave this life while unattended…if the choice […]

The Way

A First Century Church for the 21st Century A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35 Are you a serious Christian […]

Evening Twinge

How clueless I am–still–about the Big Things and the Little Details of this life in Christ we share. A shudder of a thought just now, a cold shiver. Tonight, out of nowhere, the workings of Grace suddenly seemed too alien to hold in mind. Here’s the twist. Even though I know I’m clueless about grace, […]

Sheep Dogs, Wolves and the Lamb of God

Still haven’t gotten around to seeing American Sniper–it hasn’t aged nearly enough. The Passion of the Christ came out in 2004. I didn’t see it in the theater that year or on video–remember VHS–or any of the other medium available until Netflix streaming came into our lives and I promptly put The Passion at the […]

Honey, Have You Seen My Rants?

They were here  just a minute ago. Regular readers of this blog, who number anywhere from a starting five to a full bench with reserves, depending on summer vocations, may be wondering at the sudden removal of the most recent posts. If you have posted a like or a comment, I thank you sincerely. But […]

May We Come In?

This is addressed to White Christians in America. It is for those attending a predominantly white Church, or a church with a white pastor. It is intended as well for the many unaffiliated white Christians, the Nones, young and old, who have stopped going to church altogether. Dear Fellow White Christians: Find a new church. […]