Prayer

Prayer

I hope you haven’t been victimized by a misconception about prayer. We could all use a refresher on the subject since it is vital to a living soul. So, let me point you to someone who lived an unusual life of prayer. First, may I disabuse you of the notion that prayer...
Pilgrim’s Progress

Pilgrim’s Progress

“There is nothing new under the sun,” Ecclesiastes says. That’s because we humans have always been on the same journey.  John Bunyan wrote his classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress, about 350 years ago, yet what he describes is as modern as high speed internet. Bunyan...
Truth and Deception

Truth and Deception

Deceptions abound.  We were well aware that mass media news outlets abuse and omit truth long before someone uttered the term “fake news.”  We know Hollywood sends subtle messages to moviegoers who just want a momentary distraction, not a lecture on political...
Finish Strong

Finish Strong

A statesman from Georgia and a Civil War general from Virginia shared something in common even though their time on this earth was separated by six decades. They finished strong. Robert E. Lee said “I would rather die a thousand deaths” than meet with Ulysses S. Grant...
Listening

Listening

On that flap between Joy Behar and Vice President Pence…when she implied he could be mentally ill because God speaks to him. After all she is a comedienne, but this attempt at shock humor bombed.  She did apologize later to her credit. The reason the joke didn’t work...