Why do I drink? Someone got me thinking about that very simple question. If it was all just about survival then we wouldn’t really need to drink anything other than water. There is something more to drinking that surviving. There’s something about it that can be about enrichment and stimulation. What it can do to […]Read More About The One Cup Experience
Allow to give a little glimpse into some of what motivates what I write about. There can be something in my mind that’s worth writing about. I’ll give it a miss for the time being and then something else will crop up that insists that what needed to be written about before, needs to be […]Read More About Searching For Something That’s Not As Far As You Think
They told us that we were celebrating the crystal anniversary. Obviously that got me asking the question: What is a crystal? Meanwhile, what makes this anniversary particularly special is that this will be the only time we celebrate the year of our wedding on the date number. We thought about what we could do to […]Read More Year Fifteen – What’s A Crystal?
One of the things about faith that’s very reassuring is that aspect of reaching the end of yourself. There is so much in life that gives the impression that you can do it. you can achieve it. You can put in the effort and gain so much from it. You have it within you, you […]Read More Year Three – Resurgence
When he had said this, he called out, “Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand.” (Luke 8:8) In reporting what he had researched on the life of Jesus, Luke got in the rhythm of portraying a man who was demonstrating as He was teaching and the demonstration reinforced what was taught. Luke is writing so […]Read More Teach It Do It
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, I haven’t seen faith like this in all Israel!” And when the officer’s friends returned to his house, they found the slave completely healed. (Luke 7:9-10) A centurion and a sinful woman. A foreigner and someone typically […]Read More The Soldier and the Sinner: Great Faith from Unlikely Sources
He knows you will do what it takes. In some ways, it sounds like what Jesus expects from His followers is a lot. Some of the things He says, sound extreme. For example, If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one […]Read More M.O.T.H. – Purity and Clinical Faithfulness