I fear the spirit of melancholy and constraint. -unknown Those negative, controlling,...Read More
A lot of us have “been diagnosed” with specific personality or mental conditions. I don’t formally have such a diagnosis (I’ve not yet seen anyone qualified to do it for me); but I’m sure there are several...Read More
Bad News Warren Buffett, the widely respected Omaha multi-billionaire, used the phrase “Pearl Harbor” to describe the significance of our nation’s current economic crisis, a phrase he has never before used about the...Read More
God, good beyond all that is good, fair beyond all that is fair, in you is calmness peace and concord. Heal the dissensions that divide us from one another and bring us back to a unity of love bearing some likeness to your...Read More
The prior post (“Twillight of the Gods – Greed and Money“) mentioned increasing economic distress throughout our nation. This is for real. I expect it will continue, though the extent to which it spreads and...Read More
Oh yes, I know the faults … The lyncher’s rope, the bought justice, the wasted land, The scale on the leaf, the borers in the corn, The finks with their clubs, the grey sky of relief, All the long shame of our hearts...Read More
[The pictures are missing. Temporarily I hope.] The pictures in the upper corners of this site of the Lamb and the Dove are significant to me because they refer my mind and heart to what are to me very fundamental theological...Read More
Can we hope that God might be willing to bless America? I think Isaiah chapter 58 does offer some hope. Connie and I got to work on this chapter together on our recent road trip. We had each spent 2 or 3 days on it separately,...Read More
How many heroes does it take? In times of major crisis it usually takes a lot due to the sad fact that many of them will be taken down, electorally or even physically. I’m complaining about lack of leadership in the...Read More
December 11, 2004 Simultaneous intensity of joy and sorrow – that is a big part of the story of Christmas. The star, angels, magi, and a baby called “God With Us” began a sequence that took Jesus fairly quickly...Read More
December 7, 2004 I apologize for my five-day absence from these pages. Among other things, I’m working to get up a whole new site structure that has better compatiblity with more browsers. It will also allow more extensive...Read More
From that awesome chapter, Isaiah 58: “If you do away with the yoke of oppression, with the pointing finger and malicious talk,” Have you noticed how often...Read More
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It is spiritually formative to be dissatisfied and unable to resolve it.Source: The Renovation of the ChurchTweet
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