Tag Archive: humility

Faith, facts, and Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s parents were on American Idol this week, talking to Ryan Seacrest about their famous daughter. So I thought this would be a good time to dust off this post I wrote… Continue reading

On suffering, Job, and the goodness of God, Part 2

Please see yesterday’s post for Part 1. I believe God’s removal of his protection and blessing from Job was, among other things, a test to expose and prove the genuineness of his faith… Continue reading

I wanna’ be like you hoo hoo

  Every once in a great while…well, perhaps a little more often than that. Like, oh, I don’t know, about every day…I seize an opportunity to lift myself to a higher place of… Continue reading

The man who would be toast

What do you suppose is the most important question you will ever have to answer: Will you marry me? Do you know why I pulled you over? Do you feel lucky? Certainly the… Continue reading

Proper posture at Christmas

We don’t have cable TV and I’m really, really good with that. But I know there are plenty of compelling, entertaining, and inspiring programs we are missing. One thing I’d be interested to… Continue reading

Image-bearers or beasts?

Clark Beckham. If you don’t know the name already…you likely will. He should have won it, if you ask me, but came in second place on American Idol Wednesday night. This young man… Continue reading

I wanna’ be like you hoo hoo

Every once in a great while…well, perhaps a little more often than that…like, oh, I don’t know…say, about every day…I seize an opportunity to lift myself to a higher place of confidence and… Continue reading

God and gratitude

Fellow parents…imagine with me for a minute. You come home from work or shopping with armloads of wonderful and much-desired gifts for your children, anticipating and envisioning squeals of delight and copious displays… Continue reading

Salvation

We do a “white elephant” gift exchange at our family Christmas party every year. It’s a lot of fun once the stealing starts. No gift you’ve selected is securely yours until everyone has… Continue reading

Forgiveness

You’ve heard the stories. A young person is murdered and, incredibly, the parents declare that they forgive their child’s killer. In some cases, like this one here, they even go out of their… Continue reading

The man who would be toast

What do you suppose is the most important question you will ever have to answer: Will you marry me? Do you know why I pulled you over? Do I feel lucky? Certainly the… Continue reading

Faith, facts, and Katy Perry

I like Katy Perry. Though my first impression was negative when I first heard of her through her hit song “I Kissed a Girl,” I have since come to see her as a… Continue reading

Proper posture at Christmas

I’ve been busy lately, as probably most of you have, with preparations for Christmas – the decorating, the baking, the madness that is shopping in December. And, as happens every year, largely neglecting… Continue reading

It’s not who you are; it’s whose you are

I was raised Catholic by two wonderful, loving, devoted Catholic parents. They took all ten of us kids to Mass every Sunday, and every one of us went to Catholic elementary as well… Continue reading

Penthouse, please

When I started this here little blog a year and a half ago, I had high expectations of sharing wisdom and insight that would change people’s lives and make the world a better… Continue reading