the rich fool…

Reading a post in Nancy's blog this morning caused me to think about the Parable of the Rich Fool. This story that Jesus told is a dramatic illustration of the futility of devoting one's life to the accumulation of wealth. So many people dissipate all their time and energy trying to get richer and richer … Continue reading the rich fool…

some good ideas for living…

10 Tips for Life’s Greatest Challenge: Love Thy Enemy | Zen Habits First item for my morning web surfing ! You can't find much better than this, if there were more articles like this we would have a better web & a better world; and by trying to practice such ideas - even better !

Lord of all…

There is no God but God and Jesus Christ is Lord of Heaven and Earth ! Christ Pantocrator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pantocrator - OrthodoxWiki sources of images: Google Image Result for http://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/+2005/icons-russ1.jpg and Google Image Result for http://www.ocf.org/OrthodoxPage/icons/data/pantokrator2.gif related links: Salvator Mundi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Transfiguration of Jesus - Wikipedia, the … Continue reading Lord of all…

Secret Message

I just finished reading The Secret Message of Jesus. This is an outstanding book; I've read several of McLaren's books and have liked every one of them; for the most part his thought rings very true to me. In Secret Message the author makes the point that the teachings of Jesus were and are about … Continue reading Secret Message

The Way

I don't really identify with either the Republicans of Democrats.  I'm not Socialist or Capitalist. In some ways I am very conservative, in other ways downright radical.  As I say, I am eclectic. I think my strongest identity is with Jesus Christ and the Church, although I can't claim to be a saint by any … Continue reading The Way

oral majority

Link: Winning the Oral Majority - Christianity Today Magazine. This is an interesting article about a "new" way to do missions. Rather than emphasize the written Bible, as Evangelicals tend to do, the missionaries will preach, tell stories, poems to reach the illiterate for Christ. This makes a lot of sense considering that most people … Continue reading oral majority