Copy-cat Revenge

  “How many children around the globe, we continue to ask, are growing up with “jihad,” “war,” “crusade,” “revenge,” “hatred” not only inscribed in their names but woven into the very fabric of their lives! For reconciliation to take place, the inscriptions of hatred must be carefully erased and the threads of violence gently removed.…

The Evidential Power of Beauty & the Quantum Dynamics of Love

If nothing else, Terrence Malick’s movies are visually stunning, beautiful by any measure of the soul. We are capitvated and drawn in by the visual beauty, a Lily of the Valley Beauty. In his latest movie ‘To the Wonder” we can hear Saint Patrick’s Prayer whispered within the music of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No.3 “Symphony of…

So God Gave Them Up

As you begin reading Paul’s letter to the house churches in Rome you clearly see Paul’s heart for the church and for the Kingdom of God now in place in this most cosmopolitan of cities:  “This letter comes to all in Rome who love God, all who are called to be his holy people. Grace and…

Grace Comes For A Visit And Stays

What do a gourmet French meal and grace have in common?  The giver and the receiver both are blessed.  Lives are changed forever. And, especially when the giver’s grace exceeds all of one’s expectations.  Watch Babette’s Feast – the whole movie.  Yes, it is foreign and there are subtitles but you will be blessed by…