We cannot control what is happening but we can control how we are responding to whatever is happening. It is important to remember that we do have a choice and we can choose to respond with truth and love, even in the worst of circumstances. Yet, the ONLY way we can make the choice toContinue reading “Responding”

Summer and Fall

Fall beginsSummer endsSeasons changeTime is sand Troubles remainHope is staleAnger rises upDivisions prevail Opinions run amuckRevealing ignoranceMan can’t stopFeeding his arrogance Creation burnsFields drownGreat trees stand helplessPoisons saturate the ground Icecaps are meltingThe oceans warmHurricanes churnViruses swarm Waste overflowsInto our landsTurning from TruthWe wash our hands To demand our rightsRefusing responsibilityBlind to our idolatryCondoning ourContinue reading “Summer and Fall”

Saying Goodbye

The Harvest Moon Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807-1882 It is the Harvest Moon! On gilded vanes And roofs of villages, on woodland crests And their aerial neighborhoods of nests Deserted, on the curtained window-panesOf rooms where children sleep, on country lanes And harvest-fields, its mystic splendor rests! Gone are the birds that were our summer guests,Continue reading “Saying Goodbye”

In Money We Trust

Keep the Aspidistra Flying Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not money, I am become as a sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I couldContinue reading “In Money We Trust”

Let’s talk about masks and vaccines

Disclaimer: there are those who have not been vaccinated because of medical conditions and for other legitimate reasons. I have discussed my own reluctance to be vaccinated early on and admitted my own ignorance and arrogance. At this point, I do not believe there is any biblical argument that can be made by “christians” againstContinue reading “Let’s talk about masks and vaccines”