On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. (Ps 145:7) The word for which I’m looking is Contemplation. Yesterday evening, on the way to Cutter’s, a local lounge, to listen to a jazz ensemble, I struggled with a word that is more acceptable than meditate and yet more adequately … More Contemplation
Looking at other blogs in which Christian and Christianity is mentioned or is the topic, I ran across Nan’s Notebook. She posted an article with the title If you are a Christian. . . in which she relates and speaks about a comment she ran across in another blog: “I experienced a slow and somewhat … More Klip in Die Bos
Along the way, on what is often called the path of life, I’ve met a lot of incredible people. I admire them all so very much. A few became friends that I reconnect with now and then. Mostly, though, I’ve met men and women and simply shared a moment just chatting a bit, and each … More Along the Way
It’s the worse thing a bottle collector can face. For some years in the late 1960s, I scrounged bottles from trash cans, the sides of the road, and in gutters along the town street. I redeemed the bottles for cash. That money went toward groceries, gas, and a long way toward paying the rent. Occasionally … More No Deposit. No Return
Looking in the mirror, as the steam from the hot shower cleared, I began to comb my hair and realized I’d just pulled it off my face to the side, 1960s surfer style. Opps. My wife doesn’t like That Look. The incident made me start to think. Perhaps I’m headed for another mid-life crisis. But … More I think I’ve become liberal (GASP!)
In September 2013, in a post, The Murder Book, I talked about a fictional detective who constantly reads and re-reads what is called a murder book, which contains all the facts gather on a particular case.
Lately I’ve been watching vlogs (video blogs). One in particular I’ve found amazing. Pastor Thabo is a South African preacher who is a modern-day Tent Maker-style preacher. That is he earns most incooutside the ministry. If you’ve not heard of Tent Makers before, the idea comes from Apostle Paul who earned his living making tents–literally. … More Umfundise (pastor) Thabo