Fugit Irreparabile Tempus. It escapes, irretrievable time.
. . . behind his home, the man sat with his father. They looked out over the ponds and into the woods beyond. They talked of many things. “I’ve been thinking about your celebration dinner,” said the man. “So have I. Here’s the seating chart.” The man’s Father pulled out his phone, and showed the … More On the Deck. . .
It was sometime in the mid-1980s, I drove down the the Bay Area for some weekend shifts at an ambulance company. I worked the psych ambulance, handling psychiatric patients. There was a man I transported that seemed genuine in his desires to know more about Jesus. Off duty, I visited him at the psychiatric facility … More Christian Faith in Peril; Some Stand Up for Jesus
Honoring parents is so much more that obedience. While that may be a part of honor, it is not all. To honor a person is to respect him or her. It is also to remember, and to hold dear. Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that … More Honor Mom
Yesterday and the day before, by mid-afternoon, a brilliant sun pierced the clouds that had hovered over our heads here in Georgia. Similarly, the sun broke through what might be my clouded thinking. I’d been thinking, and wrote, about renewal, a refreshing wind of the Spirit that blows upon us now and then. I’d not … More A Yearning for Eden
In earlier posts I spoke of how, while living in rural ranch country, a snow storm could come through causing the main highway to be closed for a week or more. I spoke of preparing a nice pantry and storing it with things to eat. I spoke in another post of my recent rebuilding of … More A Return to the Boy Scout Motto: “Be Prepared”
If you grew up going to church, most likely you had some children’s classes. You probably heard about Moses parting the Red Sea, Daniel in the Lion’s Den, Samson and Delilah, and Jonah and the Whale. There are probably different versions of the children’s stories, but I tend to think mostly we all got something … More Jonah and the Whale
Y’shuaJesus said: “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to G-d the things that are G-d’s.” Matthew 22:21 Y’shuaJesus offers a glimpse into the dilemma I threw out for thought: whether we are bound to follow completely the Apostle’s Paul’s command to obey rulers, as they are appointed by G-d, or follow … More Hadassah (continued)
“Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, “There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different from those of every other people, and they do not keep the king’s laws, so that it is not to the king’s profit to tolerate them.” … More Haddasah (continued)
“. . .do the work of an evangelist. . .” 2 Timothy 4:5 As if preaching and teaching, rebuking and exhorting, aren’t enough, Paul tells Timothy to do the work of an evangelist. Paul has already explained why Timothy needs to be diligent in his duties toward the church. It is in the form of … More Do the work of an evangelist