Where has our humanity gone? It's become painfully obvious our culture does not value that same things it used to only a decade or so ago. With the absence of civil discourse in our cultures today, it seems many people are opting out of the essence of being human....and humane. And no one particular subsegment … Continue reading Humanity. May it Rest in Peace
And I'm dreaming of a place Where I could see your face And I think my brush would take me there ~The Painter Song, Norah Jones Our church heavily promotes the arts of all types...Literary, Film, Music, Visual. But it's not limited to art in the "sacred" sense. There is no sacred or secular because everything … Continue reading Songography and LTTL: Dreaming of a place
Texture by Kim Klassen; 0216 Magic When God forgives, he at once restores. ~Theodore Epp Liturgy. The word most likely conjures up negative impressions of stuffy, stale religious services that don't really speak to our enlightened, contemporary culture. By definition, liturgy means: a customary repertoire of ideas, phrases, or observances; a prescribed form for public religious worship. Now, admit it...your … Continue reading What is the Liturgy of your Life?
We know him as the man who shut the mouths of lions. But at one time, Daniel was a Jewish teenager who loved doing *teenage boy things*. Now what teenage boys did in 600BC is anyone's guess but I betcha his agenda didn't include having his country ransacked by the Babylonians and being thrown into exile … Continue reading D is for Daniel
I've been keeping a list of news reports I've heard/read that cause me to pause and wonder what the heck is happening to integrity and good ol' fashion common sense. Believe it or not..... 1. One in five ADULTS receive an allowance from their parents. Seriously? I'm not talking about temporarily lending a helping hand … Continue reading Things that should make you say #@!$*