Inexperienced and Blind

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death. Proverbs 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.   Those words are repeated in Proverbs for a reason. When a man thinks he...

Global Doom

. . .And now a word about global doom and disaster. My Dad has said on more than one occasion that throughout his life someone has tried to keep him and everyone else scared.  He said that  as long as  he  could  remember there  has been  some eminent catastrophe  circulated  by experts  and  friends of ...

The Bones of John Wycliffe

Matthew 10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. John Wycliffe was born around 1324 and died December 31, 1384. He was a religious reformer living in England and is considered one of the...

The String

It is called the Sea of Trees. It is a tall and gnarled wood with dense undergrowth where one could easily get lost. The thick canopy keeps everything underneath in almost perpetual twilight. The forest floor is uneven with rocks and twisted roots. The silence inside can be unnerving. While there is little in the...Continue reading

An Old Film

Recently I saw old film footage of Paris taken at the end of the nineteenth century. This would be some of the earliest motion pictures ever taken. It was still in the experimental stage. Someone placed a motion picture camera (new technology for the day) at various parts of Paris and recorded all the action...Continue reading

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 –...Continue reading

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