OK — so where do we start?

How about here:  “Make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose,” (Phil. 2:2).  The greatest single threat to Christian unity is apostasy, or losing sight of the simple truth.  We spend far too much time and energy on things that are not essentialContinue reading “OK — so where do we start?”

I believe in love…

So today is a day dedicated to love which comes in so many flavors. There’s the “leaping flames” love of youth and the “quiet white embers” love of the ages.  There’s the silly precocious love of your teens; the intensely magnetic love of your twenties; the practical and steady love of your thirties; and theContinue reading “I believe in love…”

The General George Patton, Jr. Method

So, another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad bay week in the world of geopolitics… Once again, the divide between world-views is starkly illustrated in the acts of a few religious zealots.   In a world where it is a stated objective of some to martyr themselves for their faith, a General George Patton, Jr. quoteContinue reading “The General George Patton, Jr. Method”

Forgive; don’t forget

Almost bedtime on the eve of the last day of the year. Yes, in a little less than a day, we’ll begin another year… 2014 showed me that life is so much more than something that just happens to us. So, I want to start 2015 clean and clear. The Buddha once said, “Holding onContinue reading “Forgive; don’t forget”

Laughter; the Shortest Distance…

Thought for the day:  I was sitting in church this morning thinking about a couple of things that have been a bit of a drag lately… then it occurred to me that most of us come into this world crying and most of us go out of this world surrounded by people crying (if we’reContinue reading “Laughter; the Shortest Distance…”