Where did we ever get the notion that the narrow definition of religion was going to get us anywhere meaningful?
This has been a very long week for me. I received six homeless calls. Which has seriously interrupted my New Year’s Resolution planning! Now I’m two weeks into the new year and haven’t committed to anything! Statistically, I only have a few more weeks before I give up. According to U.S. News, “approximately 80% of … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution
Originally posted on October 25, 2012 Many people use, and believe, the expression, “the patience of Job”. Actually, Job was not a patient man. Perhaps a bit more patient than his lovely wife who told him to “Curse God and die!”– And his so-called friends who insisted God had exposed him for his wickedness. Their accusations had no … Continue reading WACK!! Welcome to my Most Profound 2×4 Moment Ever!
In 2007, Joshua Bell, a world-renowned violinist, dressed in ordinary street clothes and played his $3.5 million dollar violin at the metro station in Washington D.C.. Watch the reaction... That’s right. There was no reaction. Then, he went back. This time announced. Every time I watch these videos I wonder how often we think of … Continue reading Surely You Were in This Place
Did I tell you about Justin (not his real name) the kid who taught me a lesson in love? Okay, well, if so, I’m gonna tell it again because it's freakin' awesome! About sixteen years ago, I worked for Youth in Need, a wonderful organization that helps teens, usually wobbling vicariously between their broken world and … Continue reading What Are You SO Afraid of?