This is hope

This will all be over someday soon. Probably even this year we’ll be dining out in crowded restaurants, sans masks; gathering the whole extended family together for raucous reunions; and filling sports stadiums… Continue reading

The meme is the message

Four years ago Republicans were the target of unforgiving ire lobbed by many on the Left for voting Donald Trump into the presidency. Now that they’ve succeeded in removing him one might expect… Continue reading

Mirror images

It’s become painfully obvious in the last 12 months what unites the left and right probably more than anything else: We’re all bad.  I think this is where we need to begin if… Continue reading

This should be on everyone’s list

My youngest son recently told 8,680 of his closest friends what some of his goals for 2021 are. Ted is a pro gamer/content creator with a whole lot more followers than I have,… Continue reading

Beauty full

Was there ever a time when all of humanity was more eager to put a year behind us and welcome a new beginning? This day definitely calls for fireworks and celebratory, socially-distant merrymaking… Continue reading

The devil’s foothold

This is bad. This is heartbreaking and discouraging, and sobering. What a blow to the Christian community. Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) recently confirmed that their founder, world-renowned and well-respected Christian apologist and… Continue reading

My favorite gift

That’s me in the brown hair, seemingly stunned by the incredibleness of the gift I just opened. I’m gazing in delighted wonder at what, if I had been honest with myself, was a… Continue reading

Like the rest of mankind

Us versus them. We’re right; you’re wrong. They’re bad; we’re good. We’re all about reason; you’re mentally insane. There are a lot of lines being drawn these days, lines meant to distinguish the… Continue reading

A Christmas story

-with apologies to everyone expecting poignant family moments, angelic birth announcements, or Red Ryder rifles and leg lamps The back side Those hateful games, which made the spectacle of human suffering and death… Continue reading

Praying for discernment

I need to make a clarification. When I posted last week on God’s control of COVID, I said I would attend maskless gatherings and assume the risk of catching the virus knowing that… Continue reading

Unrelative truth

I just want to point something out real quick. We want the truth about this election, whether it was legit or not. We want assurances about a vaccine, if it’s true that it’s… Continue reading

Does God have control of COVID?

When struggling to feel confident about something I profess to believe is true, I’ve found it helpful to think through the alternative. What would follow from it being untrue? For instance, I believe… Continue reading

Joe Biden is a pony

As much as I fear what a Biden-Harris administration will mean for this country, I must confess that if Joe Biden is indeed inaugurated as president in January, I expect to enjoy what… Continue reading

A non-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving post

~ where I affirm your significance, and mine In researching a topic for today’s post, I read a bunch of other blogs on various topics. Boy, a whole lot of people have a… Continue reading

Hypocrisy, humbling, and healing

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. embarrassed herself recently by publicly misattributing and misappropriating a verse from the Bible. You can read about that here. As a Muslim, she doesn’t hold the New Testament to… Continue reading