"They had no idea of what manner of men they were. One of them once, seeing himself in a mirror that passed on a van of household goods, had cried out - There is an ugly fellow!” (Pearl Buck, The Good Earth) Yesterday, Sunday, was a busy day in our home. It was the first … Continue reading At Home on Sunday
I am constantly reminded of my need for reminders. Is it picture day at my daughters school? There are field trips, events and concerts she is performing in... The list is long. My wife keeps a dry erase calendar to track them each month. However the beginning of each month we are slow to update … Continue reading Reminders
"Love them as yourself, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt." Leviticus 19:34 The quote above is the opening page of this book. The title grabbed my attention. The image on the cover did as well. The author, theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk, takes us with him on a deep dive. A historical look back at … Continue reading Review: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear
The Walk to Emmaus was just what I needed. I just didn't know it.
I have learned something about community. I should say, I have learned what it means to me. Not so much by the definition in the Merriam-Webster dictionary: Com-mu-ni-ty : a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood) : a group of people who have the same … Continue reading Community
"I have lost my beloved record collection, tapes, CD’s, novels, and countless cherished items, like my baseball card collection and many pictures of my family. I have held onto that first Bible I ever owned."