Monthly Archives: September 2015

Itching

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into … Continue reading

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Mixed

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9) Mixed signals. That is what I get when I hear the words of Jesus and compare it to the unspoken standards of our western church communities. … Continue reading

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Sardines

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9) When I started my career many years ago I commuted on the Long Island Railroad. Having grown up in semirural Illinois, it was a rude awakening … Continue reading

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More

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8) If you stare at an autostereogram[1] long enough it becomes a three-dimensional layered picture. This one will look like an entryway into a subterranean world. It is … Continue reading

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Beauty

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. (Matthew 5:8) There is a place on the North Cascades Highway that opens up to a stunning view. Diablo Lake, with its intense turquoise hue from the glacial streams … Continue reading

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