The Sneaky Fox

Originally Posted June 30, 2021 The other morning my wife called out somewhat urgently, “ David, the fox got the chickens”. Oh boy, I didn’t want to hear that. Sure enough as I looked out over our lawn I saw intermittent piles of feathers and no chickens in sight. My daughter-in-law added that she saw … Continue reading The Sneaky Fox

Abraham …. The Wheeler Dealer

Originally Posted June 29, 2021 We’ve had a number of readings about Abraham lately. Abraham, the Father of Faith, is quite a man. Scripture reveals many things about his dialogues with God.  The account in Genesis 18 describes when God visits Abraham and his wife Sarai (her name later changed to Sarah); the interaction is … Continue reading Abraham …. The Wheeler Dealer

Prepare For More

Most of the words of Jesus are pretty understandable. They may be difficult to do, but we can usually understand what’s being said. Yet, there are some passages that are puzzling. Listen to this passage from Luke 8.. “Take heed then how you hear; for to him who has, will more be given, and from him … Continue reading Prepare For More

Don’t Be A Smarty Pants

We’ve been living in the world of vaccines over the past 3 years as the battle with Covid has raged. What are vaccines? “Vaccines contain weakened or inactive parts of a particular organism (antigen) that triggers an immune response within the body”. In other words, I’m now able to resist the particular disease I’ve been vaccinated against…. vaccines … Continue reading Don’t Be A Smarty Pants

Mr. Potter

Originally Posted June 28, 2022 Anyone remember Mr. Potter from  the movie, “It’s A Wonderful Life” ?  Potter is the “crabby banker”  portrayed by veteran actor Lionel Barrymore in the 1946 Frank Capra  film. Potter represents all the negative qualities of greed and avarice … cheating, lying, jealousy, ugliness. I’ve never heard anyone say, “boy when I grow up, I want to be … Continue reading Mr. Potter

Behind The Eight Ball

Originally Posted June 25, 2021 Have you ever awakened in the morning and felt the “weight of the world” on your shoulders? Maybe there’s no new problem ... no new health or job crisis, no one died…yet, everything feels heavy…. I can feel like I’m “behind the Eight Ball”. I met with some good friends … Continue reading Behind The Eight Ball

LIGHT IS PRETTY COOL

Originally Posted June 24, 2021 The other day I went to the eye doctor. As part of the examination they shinned a very bright light into my eye. While I guess I’ve had that test over the years, this time the brightness was overwhelming. It was so bright, it was painful…I tried to blink and … Continue reading LIGHT IS PRETTY COOL

Man For All Seasons

Originally posted June 23, 2021 Whenever someone asks what’s your favorite movie of all time, I answer “Man For All Seasons”…the story of St. Thomas Moore.  The film depicts the final year of St. Thomas Moore, the 16th-century Lord Chancellor of England who refused to sign a letter asking Pope Clement VII  to annul Henry VIII … Continue reading Man For All Seasons