Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Big 5 – 0

Today, May 22nd, I turn 50. As one jovial soul put it, “At 50, you’ve entered the Stone Age: gall stones, kidney stones…” (I’m still trying to decide if that’s funny or not)! Fifty seems impossible to me, for I … Continue reading

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Waiting

Waiting. If we’re honest, there’s not a whole lot we like to do less. I mean, we are the drive-thru generation of instant everything after all. Yet, I keep running across some pretty incredible promises in Scripture associated with waiting. … Continue reading

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EK or EIS?

The words look and sound so much alike; but, oh what a difference a few letters make. Exegesis is the critical evaluation and interpretation of a text.  It is derived from “EK,” a Greek preposition meaning “out of,” with the … Continue reading

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Waddle or Fly?

My older daughter, Amanda, and I like to regularly go for long walks around our neighborhood. Along the way we take time to literally stop and smell the flowers, and point out the various critters we spot as we go. … Continue reading

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The Flashlight

The email from one of my favorite online retailers caught my eye – for right there, side-by-side, were two items that appealed to me selling for exactly the same price – a beautiful Citizen watch, and an even more beautiful … Continue reading

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The Greater Need

I decided to take a long, brisk walk for some much needed exercise and to clear my mind. That long, brisk walk quickly turned into a long, slow talk with my neighbor who lives less than 100 yards from my … Continue reading

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Who Decides?

Not only did it surprise me, but it also chapped my hide! The medical article I was reading quoted a professor of “Practical Ethics” at Oxford University who has concluded in all his worldly wisdom that it would be better … Continue reading

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