Johnny Carson’s earliest fame came from the 1950s and 1960s game show “Who do you trust?” I remember that the title itself was, by some, considered grammatically incorrect; the critics preferred “whom.” Language changes over time. New words are added, words become less used, some words are just dropped altogether. And no, don’t get me started … More Who or Whom?
Ever been at work and seen a co-worker standing there staring off into space? Perhaps instructions have been given for a particular task and one of the staffers just sits there gazing off into space as if lost. There’s lots of work to do, and he or she is doing? N O T H I … More Why do you stand looking into space?
. . . by the lovingkindness of the G-D of Israel, we who trust in Y’shuaJesus, have come through crisis to deliverance, and await our place in His Rest. For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as silver is tried. You brought us into the net; you laid a crushing burden on our … More Thinking that. . .
It seems to me that removing reminders of things that offend us, things that remind us of unfavorable events in our past, dooms us to a rerun of those things: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” (George Santayana)
Bilbo was sadly reflecting that adventures are not all pony rides in May sunshine, when Balin, who was always their look-out man, said: “There’s a light over there.” … More Thinking that. . .