For almost two years now, a pandemic has made its home among us. In the early days, there were some who breezily opined that it was just another flu bug, and others who squawked that it was the end of the world. I suppose it has always been so when pestilence hits: some are predisposed... Continue Reading →
We're halfway there! So far we have talked about the meaning of life (meaningless, meaningless-- or is it?), seeing eternally, wholeheartedness, walking with purpose, compassion, and generosity. Next on the docket, Hold Loosely. (Feel free to sing the 38 Special version if you grew up rollerskating to it.) Last night we peered into chapter 5... Continue Reading →
"Vanity of vanities!" "Meaningless, meaningless!" "Mist and vapor!" What can it mean? Here we go -- chapter one of the difficult/intriguing/rich/rewarding book of Ecclesiastes.
Hello, friends! For anyone who would like to follow along with our summer study of Ecclesiastes and Thirty Thousand Days, I will be posting our weekly talks. This one is in two parts -- first, a little reflection on Ecclesiastes, second, the nuts and bolts of how the study will work. The workbook I refer... Continue Reading →
Sometimes Facebook juxtaposes just the right pair of posts, just the right images to startle me awake, to catch a new glimpse of truth. Today I saw a such a pair. Post #1, a video: colorblind people see color for the first time with innovative new glasses. Now, I’m going to let you roll that... Continue Reading →