Tag Archives: grace

Christmas Light(s)

I recently read that light is something, but darkness is nothing. It had never occurred to me. We can measure light (how fast it travels). We can refract and reflect light (using mirrors, glass, and lenses). We can bend it … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected

When I was a kid, my buddies and I would taunt each other with a twinkle in the eye and say, “When you least expect it, expect it!” We loved to say that. In many ways, that’s the message of … Continue reading

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Grace & Gratitude

We’re surrounded by whingers, whiners, complainers, and nay-sayers. Ever feel that way? Of course, many people have plenty of good reason to feel victimized and afflicted. Sexual harassment and abuse are no small matter. Domestic violence should not be tolerated. … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:16-19)

Don’t let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths. For these rules are only shadows of the reality yet to come. And Christ himself is that … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (1:6)

“This Good News that came to you is going out all over the world. It is bearing fruit everywhere by changing lives, just as it changed your lives from the day you first heard and understood the truth about God’s … Continue reading

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Lent – Day 15 – Jesus Questions

“If you do good only to those who do good to you, is that so wonderful? Even sinners do that much!” (Luke 6:33) Tolerance is not enough. Culture has spat in our eye for a long while, accusing Christians of intolerance … Continue reading

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Lent – Day 9 – Jesus Questions

“Why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own?” (Matthew 7:3) Specks and logs. It’s a humorous way to tackle a serious problem, and that problem is simply the critical spirit. It’s … Continue reading

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