Category Archive: LIVING

12 Gifts of ChristX – The Holy Spirit

I am still in awe of the fact that by simply tapping a small, wireless, handheld device we can talk to someone hundreds, or even thousands of miles away, reaching them in seconds.… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX

  On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, A partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas…blah, blah, blah A partridge in a pear tree?… Continue reading

The village is coming for your children

I find it ironic that those who are the most passionate about certain “rights” and freedoms…to marry someone of the same-sex, determine your own gender, take the life of your child in the… Continue reading

Do we trust the driver or do we bail?

Driving the Ohio turnpike in a winter storm, at night, is…shall we say…adventuresome. Snow completely covering the road and blowing everywhere, drivers having to guess where the lanes are, most but not all… Continue reading

Living without fear

It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime, vehicular accidents, deadly germs, medical mistakes. It’s enough to keep… Continue reading

Socialism – going with the flowchart

Flowcharts are fun. They can make a complicated matrix of goals and options more easily navigable and understandable, as well as allow for some comic relief when working your way through a complex… Continue reading

Sin, suffering, and salvation

Donald Trump is a sorry sinner. Sorry as in, pretty pathetic, though one can hope that he’s sorry as in, I really shouldn’t have done that. Either way, there are a lot of… Continue reading

Whole people don’t kill people

My fifth grandchild was born this month…a perfect little baby boy, so precious and loved by his parents and me. And all he does is eat and poop! Why do we love him… Continue reading

The problem of suffering, objectively speaking

“Let’s be objective,” is a recommendation a mediator might make to opposing parties, or a father to a child who feels she’s been wronged. Objectivity is the perspective which allows one to evaluate… Continue reading

My #metoo cents

I wonder how many men are feeling like creeps today. Not that that would be a bad thing, necessarily. Some of them are and need to know it. But many others, I’ll bet,… Continue reading

The love we need

She was poor and downtrodden. With little to call her own and even less hope for a better future, she felt virtually enslaved by her helplessness. But worse than this, she was disagreeable,… Continue reading

No guns for slaves

I have a gun control plan. It’s one that I am confident would drastically, and I mean like by 99%, reduce gun violence of all kinds, not just the mass shootings like Las… Continue reading

Is that all there is?

So many questions we’re expected to have an answer for these days. Stand for the anthem or kneel in protest? Should we welcome the immigrant or deport the illegals? Can Christians legally decline… Continue reading

Flowchart Friday – Socialism

Flowcharts are fun. They can make a complicated matrix of goals and options more easily navigable and understandable, as well as allow for some comic relief when working your way through a complex… Continue reading

Intelligence does not guarantee truth

Isn’t it interesting how two equally intelligent and reasonable people can look at the same evidence and come to vastly different conclusions? What else is going on? As I’ve presented arguments for theism… Continue reading