Tag Archives: evil
Reflections on Psalm 119 I spoke with a friend recently about a persistent bout of the blues. She listened patiently, then suggested daily reading and journaling through Psalm 119. This was the result. Advertisements
“Westboro Baptist Church targets Taylor Swift,” the headline read. The article had a flavor of outrage, and rightly so. Fred Phelps, WBC’s leader and tireless purveyor of damnation, is at it again. This time, as chronicled by Pop Spy’s Jennifer O’Dell, … Continue reading
A friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the undervalued archives of 19th-century letters.
When we catch our first sight of it, nothing could be more appealing. It doesn’t look black at all. It is bright, sleek and beckons with sophistication. Through its spotless windows you can see handsome, fresh-faced people on board, full … Continue reading
“Shall the Adversary thus obtain his end, and frustrate thine? Shall he fulfil his malice, and thy goodness bring to naught?” –John Milton, Paradise Lost I was pondering the existence of good and evil recently. Whether it’s because I’ve been battling … Continue reading