pacified

My daughter Acadia gets grumpy when she’s hungry. For sometimes long periods of time you can place a pacifier in her mouth and she’ll suck on that thing like a machine…. but when she’s really hungry she’ll realize that no nourishment is coming and she spits that thing out and starts crying like there’s no tomorrow. IContinue reading “pacified”

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selah

“The Pharisees’ power rises from the burden they heap on the back of sincere Jews; their gratification comes out of the primitive manipulations of people’s fears of displeasing their God.” ~ Eugene Kennedy   Unfortunately many people have Stockholm Syndrome and like being oppressed by a “leader” other than Christ. It’s a good thing thatContinue reading “selah”

The Diamond and the Black Felt – reflections on last post…

Refer to Gospel of Love 11 of 21 to participate in this reflection… Encountering the word of God as a hearer can be just as informative for the deliverer. I’ve felt this way about the short commentary I did on John chapter 11 last week. As I’ve been in conversations about this blog with dear friendsContinue reading “The Diamond and the Black Felt – reflections on last post…”