One

There must be separation for there to be intimacy, for no one can have intimacy with himself. As Three Dog Night sang, “One is the loneliest number in the world.” There is a… Continue reading

Quarters

The economy of God is a funny thing. If you are in the stock market and invest in Apple, your return, if there is one, is right there in Apple. But in the… Continue reading

Hide and Seek

I often sit in a chair and watch my daughter play hide and seek, running from room to room, looking furiously for her brother. Nothing is left unsearched. Every closet is opened, every… Continue reading

The Eternal Bride

My daughter recently married her true love. Her wedding was wonderful; elegant and meaningful, the ceremony was said to be the best some guests had ever experienced.  Even so, it was eclipsed by… Continue reading

The Knock at the Door

It is true Jesus stands at the door of men’s hearts and knocks. Many broken people, nonetheless, hide when they hear him coming. They have already opened their hearts one too many times,… Continue reading

Bonk!

  “1 Praise ye bonk! Praise, O ye servants of bonk!, praise the name of bonk!    2 Blessed be the name of bonk! from this time forth and for evermore.    3… Continue reading

The God Who Touched My Meatloaf

“20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.”… Continue reading

Fake News

We are surrounded by fake news. Colleges, car dealers and travel agencies offer security, prosperity and adventure. The air is filled with proclamations that happiness is just around the corner. Everyone, it seems,… Continue reading

Christmas, Faith, Hanukkah, and the Time of Miraculous Love

It seems odd: I never saw it before, but there is a connection between Hanukkah, Christmas and the battles we are called to fight every day of our lives. This is the time… Continue reading

Adventures with Yahweh

Spending a lot of money on liquor and throwing a party for your family and friends might seem a bit carnal, but it is an accurate description of what God expected from His… Continue reading