That’s a Plan!

That’s a Plan!

“God . . .  has planted eternity in the human heart,  . . .” (Eccles. 3:11, NLT). Not jealousy, not anger, not frustration, not sloth, but eternity! Eternity, then, is the heart’s true home. So, maybe babies are born with an ‘eternity knowing’ but without...
Adding Discoveries

Adding Discoveries

Addition. It’s the simplest math possible: 1 Cheerio + 1 Cheerio = 2 Cheerios. See? Easy peasy. Better yet, trade up to brightly colored, mega sugary, Froot Loops (those beautiful little sugar-encrusted wheels – beautiful yes, but math-precarious, too, as the addends...
Three Cheers for Retro!

Three Cheers for Retro!

Missing some fine print is not too troublesome, but past regrets for having overlooked the now dreaded words ‘some assembly required,’ have made me more diligent in that department. I’ve labored over a 20-page instruction manual, one with no words, just cute little...
The Best and Then Some!

The Best and Then Some!

Barriers can be helpful things: netting against mosquitoes, insulation against the extremes of hot or cold, riprap against shoreline erosion, levees against floods, sunscreen against UV damage, castle moats against foreign invasion etc. We just put new roofing...
A Long and Winding Road

A Long and Winding Road

Like a kinked garden hose that allows precious little water through, the zealous Pharisee, Saul, had very little openness to, or esteem for, anyone but his fellow Jews and Judaism, the strict, and strictly, Jewish religion. That is, until his blinding encounter with...