Peace

As I Do …

“We’re almost there!” Right. That’s what parents say. It’s as accurate as this line: “I’ll only be a minute.” Twenty minutes later my mother…

$54 Billion to the Military

As the 19th century was giving way to the 20th, there was increasing pressure to declare war against Spain. But the generation who had…

When It’s Up To Everyone …

“Unless someone is sent …” Romans 10:15 “Let the people decide.” That’s what Juan Manuel Santos, Columbia’s president did with his people, asking them…

Tired of Doing What is Good

Sometimes religion is accused of keeping people busy: Go to church. Attend the meeting. Volunteer for X, Y and Z. Give money. Go to…

In the Blink of an Eye

It’s not a world class photograph. I just stepped out my back door, sat behind the Burning Bush looking to the west over my…

Pentecost: Is; Through; May You Be

“Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking is perfect …” James 3:2 Remember when then-President Bill Clinton engaged the entire country in the parsing…

Can You Imagine It?

“In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains … and all the nations…