Category Archives: Jesus

A lasting image

[Yet another brief post to accommodate the craziness in my life this week: getting a book released and hosting the annual trivia fundraiser.] I recently read a very good book by a very good writer, “Vanishing Grace” by Philip Yancey. … Continue reading

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Why I hang out with people with MS

It’s way cool to hang out with people with MS. There’s no others like them. You might think there are cooler people to hang out with. Wrong. Athletes? Nope. Movie stars, musicians, writers? Uh-uh. Politicians? You’re kidding, right? You won’t … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from a mother and daughter lost

As everyone doubtless knows by now, actor Carrie Fisher died on 12/27 followed the next day by her mother, the immensely talented Debbie Reynolds. Both performed in arguably the most iconic films of their respective generations, “Star Wars” and “Singin’ … Continue reading

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Bonus Christmas post!

It’s a Christmas miracle! Two posts in one week. The catches? The other Christmas post is on my other blog, Scribbling in the Sand and I didn’t write it! It’s by some hack named “Longfellow”. (With a name like that, … Continue reading

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Partnership

I’ve been reading a book (actually, two books) by one of my heroes, Dr. Paul Farmer. Besides being co-founder of and active participant in an organization that is changing the world for the better, a teacher at Harvard Medical School, … Continue reading

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Multi-Purpose Post! ®

This is is a Multi-Purpose Post ® or MPP ® to save time and keypad wear and tear. I have several things to get off my chest so I’m combining them here. First, the Sept. 12 issue of Time magazine … Continue reading

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My Disabled Savior

One of the great consolations of the Christian faith is that our Savior has identified with us in our humanity. Jesus was God incarnate, forced to deal with all the foibles of the flesh. He feels our pain. One of … Continue reading

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