She told me Leonard Cohen gave her an unwanted kiss. I didn’t know what to do. Should I suggest she go to the officials? Take her to a therapist? Well, Leonard was an official, a counselor, so there was no point going that route. Using all the wisdom my seven-year-old mind could summon up, I […]Read More “Yuck, Leonard Cohen Kissed Me”
The Prophets of the Bible (Jeremiah, Isaiah et al) rebuked Israel, saying we suffer for our sins. It was Israel’s misbehavior (rather than Nebuchadnezzer’s), that caused the destruction of the holy Temple in Jerusalem, the icon of God’s presence in the world. Our sins were so egregious that even King Josiah’s repentance (about […]Read More We Suffer for Our Sins; 9-11 as punishment
In August 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, eighteen year old Michael Brown, a suspected thief, was killed while attacking a police officer. “Protesters” expressed their dismay by looting business, burning buildings and torching police cars. Brown’s family members, those supposedly near to him physically attacked one another over who had the right to profit from souvenirs. […]Read More God is sanctified through those near to Him
The Bible Names Its Enemies: The Bible names its enemies: Egypt, Amalek, the Philistines, and many others. For each of them the Bible spells out why they are considered the enemy, and what to do about them. We are told not to hate the Egyptians because we were strangers in their land. We were also […]Read More The Face of Evil Today
Who would you rather be: God or the devil? We have job descriptions for each, in case you’re having trouble deciding. Glen Beck says that America has already made its choice between God or the Devil. Is it too late for the country to change its mind? We’ll know more on November 4th. (please click images to follow […]Read More God or the Devil?