Roll Away the Stone from Your Mouth

  “Take away the stone,” Jesus said. “But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days.” Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?” … Is ‘t night’s…

Move Over Santa and “Settled Science”, the Lord Has Come…

…”let earth receive ….” the Light of the World. ~~~  “People sometimes say that science deals with facts but religion simply trades in opinion.  In other words, science’s concern is with truth, understood as correspondence with reality, but the best that can be said of religion is that it might be ‘true’ for an individual,…

Curiouser and Curiouser

From the Big Bang to the Black Rabbit Holes of Moral Relativism Have you noticed that many of the well-coifed commentator’s these days now use the phrase, “The fact of the matter” to preface their comments? This is empiricism trying to counter relativism’s cynicism. Modern day liberals, pundits of the ersatz, consider themselves open-minded individuals. …

HOW to COMMENCE: “Fail Big; Be Grateful, Seek Wisdom, Get On Your Knees…”

Denzel Washington’s remarkable commencement speech points these graduates forward and away from, hopefully, the dead-end route of Marxist black liberation theology. Denzel speaks of God-given human desire, of aspirations beyond one’s self, of failing big, of seeking wisdom from above out of a heart of gratefulness and a daily dependence on God. All of these characteristics,…

Je Suis la Vérité

  What is truth? The satirical stylus? The severing sword? The signet of supremacy?    What is truth? A cartoon, a caliphate, a Caesar?   “What is truth?” Pilate asked. A “thing of this world” French philosopher Foucalt answered. A “regime” of beliefs and values linked to systems of political and economic power, A scientific,…