It was a beautiful day for the farmer’s market. We wandered around enjoying almond croissants and fresh watermelon juice looking for nothing in particular when the guitarist, back from his break, started into his next set with the Billy Currington … Continue reading
The weight of being a survivor losing everything you loved.
For the past 7 or 8 years I have been convinced that the original intention of the created order was for humans and animals to coexist with men and women primarily eating a herbivore diet. I’ve tried to ignore the … Continue reading
Perhaps one of the most misunderstood, misapplied and consequently messed-up teachings of the first chapter of Genesis comes in God’s command to man to “subdue the earth and have dominion” (Gen. 1:28). Theologians have often discussed the differences of the … Continue reading
One of the most well known preambles of all time. America’s “When in the course of human events…” is a distant second. The first two Hebrew words used are Be-reshit Elohim. literally: Beginning God. The rabbis through the ages remark … Continue reading
My life was changed nine years ago when the jeep I was traveling in pulled up in front of a cow dung home and a lean, shy 16 year old boy walked over and extended his hand to me. Two … Continue reading
It makes no sense that I am so upset about the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. It’s not like I live in New York where I might have seen him onstage or caught a glimpse of him around town. And … Continue reading