Category Archives: Grace
I’ve had an article nearly completed for about a week, but I can’t finish it. The part that is holding me up is what I call the “heartswell” portion.
I got a text from an old friend yesterday that put the last 20 years of my life in a whole different light. I had an insanely demanding day yesterday and wasn’t able to read Richard’s text until this morning
I love it when someone commits an offense against me. I’m not being facetious. I was pedaling my Gary Fisher in the rain this morning when it hit me: interpersonal offenses are opportune moments in a relationship.
cov-e-nant 1 : a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement : COMPACT 2 a : a written agreement or promise usually under seal between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action. –Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
In the 1983 film Trading Places, two rich old brothers get into an argument about heredity versus environment. Eager to resolve their disagreement, they decide to use their vast resources to take two human lives and switch them outright. The … Continue reading
How elusive wisdom is to the young! So it must be in general, and it was unquestionably accurate in my case (not to mention my roommate, Richard’s) in the year 1990. We were both in our early 20s and had … Continue reading
“For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” –Matthew 7:2 There is a phenomenon described in social psychology as the fundamental attribution error, which … Continue reading
Psalm 4 floored me today. It was like a love letter from God. I was hit between the eyes by the opening line, “O God, you have declared me perfect in your eyes; you have always cared for me in … Continue reading
I have trouble with the more concentrated epistles, particularly Paul’s writings and especially Ephesians, which I read this morning. I love the book and have memorized portions of it, but the idea that Christ’s finished work on the cross alone … Continue reading