Category Archives: Love

Imagine, Part 1: I Wonder If We Can

Some years back, a dreamer named John invited people to Imagine a world where there’s no country, nothing to kill or die for, no need for greed or hunger – and no religion too. Then, a couple thousand years later, one of … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word, Part 1: For the Birds

Spirit. Considering the significance and prominence of this word in the Bible, it’s a little surprising that I haven’t already explored this six-letter bombshell in the Words  series I began last January. In hindsight, it seems a little backwards that … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Mommy

Yesterday, we took a look at the stories of four of Jesus’ Grannies included in the Genealogy of Christ recorded in Matthew 1:1-17. But no discussion of Jesus’ female ancestors would be complete without at least a passing look at the last … Continue reading

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Korah the Clod, Part 2

Yesterday, we explored the story of Korah as told in Numbers 16. It’s a pretty dark cautionary tale about not getting too big for one’s britches, and being content with your lot in life. Just the warm, fuzzy message you were … Continue reading

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A Baaaad Day for Goats

Tomorrow is officially Christ the King Sunday (technically the Feast of Christ the King), but when I look at the Scriptures that will be read in liturgical churches around the world, I can’t wonder if it shouldn’t be called Sheep … Continue reading

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Irregardless

I have a confession to make: I’m a bit of a Grammar Nazi. Nein, nein, es ist wahr. It’s a bit of an occupational hazard, when you spend more than two decades working as a writer and editor. (But I may … Continue reading

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The Other L-Word, Part 4

I wandered so aimless, my life filled with sin. I wouldn’t let my dear Saviour in. Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night. Praise the Lord, I saw the light!  That wonderfully twangy song stanza was written in the … Continue reading

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