There isn't a single thing that the birds at my feeder do to deserve the largess that I bestow on them. I bought the feeders that contain the seed, I continue to buy seed to fill them. My grandson and I take turns filling the feeders. When a feeder needs repair, I repair it. Everything---everything … [Read more...] about Bird Life in the Church
I'd like to say something about equivocal language. It was interesting when in graduate school, I had to read some of Tillich's writings. As you know, Tillich was nothing more than an atheist hiding under an ecclesiastical garb. His definition of God: "the ground of our being." In one class I was … [Read more...] about Equivocation
I've lived in bleak wintry weather in the hills of W. Pennsylvania. I've shoveled snow two feet deep in Kirkwood Missouri. I've had my fill of strong winds and bitter cold blasts that go right to the bone. I'm thankful that at last I've been able to escape those things. Sure, it can get cold here in … [Read more...] about Let the Sunshine In
In describing how those whom the world calls important, and whose influence in deciding business matters, or even world affairs, is considered weighty, here is what God has to say about this: Men are only a vapor, exalted men an illusion. On a balance scale, they go up; together, they weigh less … [Read more...] about How Much Do You Weigh?
Several times each week on my way to and from church I pass a couple of church signs---you know, the sort on which you place letters to spell out words and sayings. I grit my teeth over and over again as I cannot help but notice that there is not only a failure on the part of these churches to … [Read more...] about What does your sign really say?