Seasonally Speaking

For everything there is a season and a time for everything under heaven.  - Ecclesiastes 3:1 My back has gotten cranky.  It’s stiff when I get up in the morning and doesn’t like me to slouch, which is my favorite position.  That’s all I’m going to say about it, since I promised myself I wouldn’t... Continue Reading →

Relatively Important Stuff

I thought about all that I achieved, and all the work put into its achievement.  What vanity it all was, what chasing after the wind!  There is nothing to be gained under the sun.        - Ecclesiastes 2:11 Lesson:  In the large scheme of things, nothing we do matters very much.  Importance is a matter of... Continue Reading →

My Unsuspecting Prayer

God, Reveal to me what is true. Remove all falsehood from me. And make me wise. When I think back on that prayer now, I’m a little embarrassed.  It was a prayer I devised during my freshman year at college.  That’s what accounts for the mixture of earnestness and insecurity, flavored with a need to... Continue Reading →

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