Thanksgiving is Important! – 4 Links with Short Quotes.

link 1: Thanksgiving - Think Sometimes we do not enjoy truly good aspects of life because we do not practice "thinks-giving" toward them. Sometimes we even lose very precious things because we have not taken time to discover how precious they are.... link 2: 3 Short...

Everything is Damaged – Crucial Fact 2 of 4

Damage, all around. Just acknowledging reality, even a terribly unpleasant one like this, puts us in a better place to deal with it. Damage comes in all kinds of ways: It can be from a tornado, hurricane, or fire, or from a childhood with significant...

Top 10 Posts on This Site (October)

Short Quotes - Martin Luther King's "Letter From Birmingham Jail" Kids' Version of the Declaration of Independence Turn the Other Cheek Means Resist Them Non-Violently If You Do Not Love Your Neighbor Whom You CAN See - Can You Love God? Jesus and Racism -...

Most Popular Posts – Mid-February 2017

Short Quotes – Martin Luther King’s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" Turn the Other Cheek – means Resist Them NonViolently If You Do Not Love Your Neighbor Whom You CAN See - Can You Love God? Jesus and Racism - Samaritan Lives Matter A Few Chips Must Fly / Gaza &...

Spiritual Tune-up: The Lord Is NEAR

        "Let your gentleness be apparent to all; the Lord is near."         - Paul, Philippians 4.   "Gentleness," OR patience, or kindness, or forbearance, or - we get the point 🙂 So is this cause and effect? BECAUSE God is near, we are gentle, kind, patient, etc?...

Spiritual Tune-up: Giving ATTENTION

    "The first act of love is always the giving of attention." - Dallas Willard     He was writing about our love for the Lord, in his book, The Spirit of the Disciplines. But it is a broadly applicable truth. Have trouble with love-relationships in life?  This may be...

Cowboy’s Christmas Prayer – Good Values

This prayer is online in a number of places. It was read in our church a while back by a professor of livestock management. (Yes, there really is such a discipline, and it takes some brains to master it.) Cowboy poetry does give you a different perspective if you can...

I’m Relieved Clinton Lost – Still, Trump Is Dangerous

I am no fan of Donald Trump. But I felt a strong sense of relief as more states turned red last Tuesday and it became obvious Hillary was going to lose. It surprised me – but not greatly.  But Trump is dangerous in several ways, to all of us. Hillary – the Clinton...

About PublicChristian

We (my wife and I) are very concerned about how the Gospel and Scripture are (mis-)represented in popular culture, religious media and the churches, and how truth in general is mis-represented by the neo-conservative, and neo-liberal, wealth elites in the current...

100 Quotes

  Nerd alert! This is a list that used to be behind the quote widget on the upper right of the page. They are from various places, maybe half from my personal reading (books). I'm not documenting sources because I don't have time or did not record them. There's good...

A Few Chips Must Fly / Gaza & Israel

This lists casualties of the Israeli efforts to subdue the Palestinians in two recent months. [This is from a powerful diary over at Daily Kos. Her article adds some very helpful historical illustration and comment.] I do not ask that you read the lists. But do scroll...

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