September 15, 2022
This statement by Jesus is familiar to many folks. But what does it mean? I will share two incidents: one when I wasn’t wise enough, and another when I was too innocent.
Kangaroo kills a man.
I read last week that a kangaroo killed an elderly man in Australia. The man lived in Redmond, south … More “Be Wise as Serpents and Innocent as Doves.”
April 8, 2019
Last Sunday after church and lunch at a Mexican restaurant, I drove past a broken-down car with the owner, a young woman, sitting on the ground with a grubby child by a flat tire. The contents of her trunk were strewn in the dirt. She was speaking on her cell phone.
I thought about stopping. … More “I was an uncertain Samaritan”
October 3, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Story of the rich young ruler. • The interpretation. • An eleventh commandment? • The promise. • Takeaway.
STORY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER.
A certain ruler asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him,” …You know the commandments: ‘DO NOT … More “An Eleventh Commandment?”
November 21, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The explorer dog. • Chanel gets to see in 3D. • She eats my stuff. • Some spiritual applications.
The book called Travels with Charley (1960) by John Steinbeck was about his French Poodle. Steinbeck claimed Charley was clairvoyant: in the evening all Steinbeck had to do was think that … More “Travels with Chanel”
May 17, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • In a secretive night meeting, a spiritual leader talked about being born again. But the listener didn’t get it. So the leader compared it to the wind, which didn’t seem to help the listener’s understanding. • 2,000 years later, a young engineer named Joshua talks about how the wind of … More “A secret meeting. A frustrating conversation. A life-changing mystery”
November 15, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE ABOUT LIFE CROSSROADS: • A wonderful verse from the Old Testament which I just discovered. • What the verse means practically. • How Jesus used it and applied it. • Takeaways.
A WONDERFUL BIBLE VERSE I NEVER KNEW ABOUT Thus says the Lord, Stand by the roads and look, and ask for … More “Life Crossroads: What to do if you are facing one”
November 22, 2014
Thanksgiving in America is a big deal. It’s the first winter holiday, and the winter can be horrible in the USA, as we found out last week when the latest polar vortex came south. Buffalo received many feet of snow in their football stadium (I have heard numbers from 7 – 12 feet), and the … More “It’s a week before Thanksgiving….and I’m Crying.”
November 14, 2014
First, I was surfing the TV channels when I came across a movie by this title. It was an engrossing high-drama movie, well-acted, and I felt like I was right there in the Middle East when all these things happened to Daniel. What came across strongly was the unmitigated faith that Daniel and his friends … More “The Book of Daniel: An Excellent Movie and a Faith-Lifting Story”
October 19, 2014
Integrative Medicine – I have come to respect Dr Andrew Weil. From reading his book Spontaneous Happiness, to seeing him discuss natural remedies for the heart and the lungs on TV with Dr Oz. Thirdly, he has published a pyramid of anti-inflammatory foods that I have just discovered. According to Dr Weil “Following an anti-inflammatory … More “Integrative Medicine – A talk with Dr. Weil”