Life Notes—September 17, 2009  “But they were silent, for on the way they had argued with one another who was the greatest.  He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, ‘Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.’”   Mark 9:34-35                                    As I prepare to write this week’s … Continue reading Servanthood

Humanly Divine Things

Life Notes—September 10, 2009  “…If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.  For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it.”   Mark 8:34-35                               … Continue reading Humanly Divine Things

A God-Shaped Hole

Life Notes—September 3, 2009  “They were astounded beyond measure, saying, ‘He has done everything well; he even makes the deaf to hear and the mute to speak.”   Mark 7:37                                    It is often said that we are born with a God-shaped hole in our being and much of our lives are spent trying to fill that … Continue reading A God-Shaped Hole