Only sacred places.

Wendell Berry beautifully writes in How to be a Poet; Breathe with unconditional breath   the unconditioned air.   Shun electric wire.   Communicate slowly. Live   a three-dimensioned life;   stay away from screens.   Stay away from anything   that obscures the place it is in.   There are no unsacred places;   there are only sacred places   and desecrated places.    The Bible opens with the story of God intentionally planting humanity … Continue reading Only sacred places.

The Golden Globes and the Gospel.

Movies and television are by far the most popular form of entertainment today, and last night The Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out its Golden Globes for entertainment excellence.   The HFPA is currently facing justified scrutiny for lack of diversity among its membership, and the show last night reflected this need for change, as presenters and … Continue reading The Golden Globes and the Gospel.

The sad reasons some are losing respect for the Church, and what we should do about it.

Several years ago, I posted this question on my facebook page: “For my friends who don't attend church anywhere or did attend and have stopped, if you are willing to participate and be honest, I'd like to know why? You won't receive any judgment or even a response from me unless you request one. I believe … Continue reading The sad reasons some are losing respect for the Church, and what we should do about it.

Getting to where you want to go.

If you are like me, there is a constant need for guided direction and leadership in our lives, especially when we find ourselves in transitional moments or extended seasons of change. This is perhaps most profoundly true in understanding how our financial choices impact our present and future happiness as defined by financial security. Even … Continue reading Getting to where you want to go.

My complicated relationship with Rush Limbaugh.

Rush Limbaugh, the bombastic radio talk show host is dead at 70 from lung cancer. I started listening to Rush Limbaugh on the radio in 1991. I listened religiously, as I have long been fascinated with radio and its influence in our society. Rush and I parted ways after the election of Barak Obama, as … Continue reading My complicated relationship with Rush Limbaugh.