Robby Robins was an Air Force pilot during the first Iraq war. After his 300th mission, he was surprised to be given permission to immediately pull his crew together and fly his plane home. They flew across the ocean to Massachusetts and then had a long drive to western Pennsylvania. They drove all night, and… Continue reading A Sense Of Urgency
He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers. Richard Hooker - 25 March, 1554 – 3 November 1600 OF THE LAWS OF ECCLESIASTICAL POLITY. THE FIRST BOOK.CONCERNING LAWS AND THEIR SEVERAL KINDS IN GENERAL. HE that… Continue reading The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be . . .
William Ralph Inge - "The Gloomy Dean" THE masters say: That is young, which is near its beginning. Intelligence is the youngest faculty in man: the first thing to break out from the soul is intelligence, the next is will, the other faculties follow. Now he saith: Young man, I say unto thee, arise. The… Continue reading This Little Light Of Mine . . .
The Pharisees seek out Jesus because they are frustrated. They want to catch Jesus on the horns of their dilemma. Jesus is unraveling their world; all of their allegiances and assumptions. And so they go to trap Jesus with an inscrutable riddle, and with flattery. “And so the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap Jesus… Continue reading Something Money Cannot Buy