The Inertia, [Apathy]

“Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.” Helen Keller —————————————- As I suffer with manic depression I have come to see that much grief comes not from mania, and not from the debilitating depression. TheseContinue reading “The Inertia, [Apathy]”

“The Church Collects Sinners,” [God’s Hospital]

This following excerpt is from the devotional book, “Living the Message,” by Eugene H. Peterson.  This pastor-professor is probably the person I want to grow up to be like; he has a gentleness and eloquence that is seldom seen–and highly respected. Author of many books, and his extraordinary translation of the Bible, titled “The Message”Continue reading ““The Church Collects Sinners,” [God’s Hospital]”

Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]

“The Difference Jesus Makes,”  from C.S. Lewis What are we to make of Jesus Christ? This question…has, in a sense, a frantically comic side. For the real reason is not what are we to make of Christ, but what is He to make of us? The picture of a fly sitting deciding what it is toContinue reading “Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]”

For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]

“Lord, Every family has a rascal, someone who breaks the rules a delinquent of untold frustration and sleepless nights a repeated offender and bearer of woe The problem child who needs the most chastening. Is this why you love me most persistently? When you correct me, is it because I’m the one most contrary OrContinue reading “For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]”