Everybody gets to hold the Baby Jesus

I do know that it is Lent and not Advent. But someone just reminded me of what I said this past Christmas Eve, and so I thought I'd repost--with a few minor updates. My friend Robert ...

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Seeking Salvation

John 3:14-21 Are you saved? Of course the answer anyone asking that question wants to hear is “yes!” Or maybe they don’t. Maybe the kind of people who ask other people that question are just dying ...

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Less Trash Less Waste Lent Continues

My efforts to be less wasteful in the grocery bag category are being thwarted by my grocery store. I have shopped at my local Kroger for years and really like the variety of products and the customer ...

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Some Humbly Submitted Rules for Being a Decent Person

I have always been the dumbest of the smart people--you know, the person who lands in the advanced or accelerated class or program and then struggles to keep up. My interests and activities lean more ...

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Less Junk, Less Trash Day whatever-it-is now

I've been doing the bag-a-day Lent thing for several years now, but adding the complementary discipline of trying to create less trash has turned the whole thing up a notch.  You begin to see the ...

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Seeking a Purpose

Mark 8:31-38 You probably have to be at least as old as I am to remember this, but those of you who are, hark back to 1981 when The Greatest American Hero premiered on television. It ...

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