There Must Be Words

God uses words. There must be words. If there are complex ideas to be conveyed between people, then words are needed. The writer, the reader, the speaker and the listener must know the words and how they are used to understand the message. In the English language are thousands of words. These are required for...

We Will Remember You Always

While recently walking through an old graveyard I noticed an inscription. On the base of a headstone were these words, “We Will Remember You Always.” I could not help but think those words were sincere. It was the heartfelt sentiment of wife, children, family and friends. Here was someone who played a significant part in...

Explaining Chocolate

How do you explain chocolate to someone who has never tasted chocolate? It has such unique qualities that it is certainly not enough to say it is a food or a candy. One could describe chocolate by way of taste such as earthy, sweet and bitter, then by way of texture such as smooth and...

Lying

In general terms a proverb is a brief saying that gives advice or expresses some belief. The book of Proverbs has discussions of wisdom and folly leading into a collection of the wise sayings of Solomon. The book is inspired and is far more than statements of personal opinion. These sayings are points of truth...

Ásatrúarfélagið

A shrine is being built in Iceland for the worship of Thor, Odin and all the other names of Norse paganism. It is under a religious organization called Ásatrúarfélagið– which is Icelandic for “the community that believes in the gods.” English-speakers commonly referred to them as the Ásatrú community. It is easier. A temple to...

Forgery and Faith 2

There are two things that are certain. The first is that God’s word will never be destroyed or found to be false. Isaiah 40:8 The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.” The second is that error will be found out. 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 For the weapons of our...

Forgery and Faith 1

In 1996 the renowned auction house Sotheby’s sold a poem by Emily Dickinson. Forty years had passed since the last Dickinson poem had surfaced. This is the unique event that collectors and museums look for. Like all of her poetry it was handwritten in pencil on a slip of paper. It was also signed –...

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