Category Archives: 2019

Discriminating Tastes

“But he answered him not one word…” Matthew 27:14 The first thing rookie writers learn when they join a writers group that practices read and critique is to accept criticism without countering with a defense. “No defending!” bark critique veterans … Continue reading

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Time Enough

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Time fascinates me. I like to think about the physics of time, à la, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, … Continue reading

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The Power of Presence

I was sought by those who did not ask for Me;I was found by those who did not seek Me.I said, “Here I am, here I am,”To a nation that was not called by My name.Isaiah 65:1 I frequently listen … Continue reading

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What a Mess

For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak … Continue reading

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The ACME Anvil

“Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who … Continue reading

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An Intercession

The essay below was originally published in September 2016. “For You formed my inward parts. You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well. … Continue reading

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