On my own, I am not enough

On Saturday, May 27, 2023, Eric and I drove to Clayton, GA. We checked into our hotel on a cool, misty night in the mountains. We had a most wonderful meal at a local restaurant. On Sunday, while putting my hiking gear on early in the morning, I spotted a tick embedded in my right hip waistline. I dug it all out. A swollen spot remained....
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Incarnation

Since completing college, I have returned on a few occasions to learn more. The second of which was to learn how to use New Testament Greek to help me study the Bible. At the end of the first class, our professor assigned the task of learning the Greek alphabet. At this point, my textbook had not arrived. So, I borrowed a book from Bob who had taken a similar Greek course many years before. I...
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The third theatre of the War of Independence 

The Founders never intended for slavery to be an ongoing part of the United States of America, my country. The US Constitution does not even contain the words slavery or slave. None of the phrases describing slaves in the document uses the word property to describe slaves, either. The Founders put slavery on a path to extinction. To consider that is not to mention the same intent...
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Providence

The lady asked, “How did you learn to summarize large bodies of thought?” It happened not by my design, but by Another. Following is my answer, but first why I began this path. The Founders of this country believed that to learn to think like great people one had to read, reread, contemplate and discuss the thoughts of great people. The Founders read the Bible, including the law and the...
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Why not pot? Why not beer? Why not live with such good cheer?

In recent years, several young adults in churches have asked me about drinking beer. A few have asked me about smoking weed. More are asking. The answer is found in perhaps a hundred different verses, all communicating the same principles. However, since one of the books I am reading through at this time is Leviticus, why not answer them there? If dusty old Leviticus answers their question,...
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