Fully Human

Fully Human The angel said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God.” Luke 1:35 For those of us with a religious or spiritual bent, there is no … Continue reading Fully Human

The Desperation of Poverty, Part 3

  The Desperation of Poverty, Part 3 For you always have the poor with you, and you can show kindness to them whenever you wish, but you will not always have me. Mark 14:7 I live a fortunate and blessed life. I have never had to worry about where my next meal would come from … Continue reading The Desperation of Poverty, Part 3

The Fingerprint of God

  The Fingerprint of God But ask the animals, and they will teach you; the birds of the air, and they will tell you; ask the plants of the earth, and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand … Continue reading The Fingerprint of God

The Truth About Truth

  The Truth about Truth Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”  John 8:31-32 When I first learned the truth about fertilizer, I was aghast. How could … Continue reading The Truth About Truth

Where are You?

Where Are You? They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, … Continue reading Where are You?

My Ebenezer

  My Ebenezer Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Jeshanah, and named it Ebenezer; for he said, “Thus far the Lord has helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:12 Last week I attended the memorial service for a cousin of my father’s. It was at the Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 3 … Continue reading My Ebenezer

Beyond Words

  Beyond Words Be still, and know that I am God!  Psalm 46:1a I am a man of too many words. I think in words, I speak in words, and, too often, I experience life through the filter of words. I attempt to capture beauty in words and in doing so I invariably lose much … Continue reading Beyond Words