Body of Christ

Body of Christ

Flying on the wings of Delta somewhere over the Mississippi River last week, I marveled again at how clouds appear from above. I chuckled to myself as I realized how we tend to describe what we cannot touch with what we can.  Clouds really do look like wispy,...
Influence

Influence

Reading a nursery rhyme is probably not where you would first look for life inspiration. But a keen observer knows we are surrounded with clues that point to the meaning of life.  F. W. Boreham was such an observer. Born an Englishman in 1871, at age 23 Boreham sailed...
Heard In Heaven

Heard In Heaven

Acting out a parody of Barry Black, Saturday Night Live had him praying, “Lord, bless and forgive these braying jack***es.” The man they parodied is a retired Rear Admiral, now Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.  How did he appear on SNL’s radar? Actually, Dr. Black took it...
Be Gentle

Be Gentle

Forcing a point of view with violence is, well, pointless. Last week, fire destroyed a mosque in Texas.  Authorities haven’t cited arson yet, but the site had been a target of vandalism in the past.  During the presidential campaign, a Mississippi arsonist burned his...