Monthly Archives: June 2013

Is The American Dream Dead?

Is the American dream dead? This is the title of a condensed article sent to me by a good friend in Texas. The original article was published in The Daily Beast, an online service of Newsweek magazine. Written by Harvard … Continue reading

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Won’tcha “Bee” My Honeybee?

With all the passages of scripture that mention honey – 58 in the ESV – the land flowing with milk and honey, the word of God sweeter than honey, John the baptizer’s diet of locusts and wild honey, etc., – … Continue reading

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BE STILL AND KNOW…

At the very beginning of Jesus’ ministry he was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness where he remained, fasting and no doubt praying, until the devil came and tempted him. The purpose of this time spent in this … Continue reading

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WORDS, WORDS, WORDS!

Sometimes it seems we are drowning in a sea of words. There are the “talking heads” on television, the pompous pronouncements of talk radio hosts, the pleading appeals of televangelists, the endless chatter of people on cell phones in restaurants, … Continue reading

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PERFECTION

Every other Saturday, due to her circumstances, I take my sister to work and then go get her when she gets off at noon. Since she only works half-days on those days, it affords us an opportunity to spend some … Continue reading

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A Little Olio

Olio 2 a: a miscellaneous mixture: hodgepodge; b: a miscellaneous collection (as of literary or musical selections). Yes, it can also mean “stew.” Now that we have the definition  out of the way, let’s have a little olio. The Power … Continue reading

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Living In the Kingdom #8

Everywhere one turns in the New Testament there appears kingdom imagery. It is as though we are intended to become so immersed in its presence and glory that we are not really conscious of being in it, but to simply … Continue reading

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