Tim Tebow and the Gift of Success

January 9, 2012

I now tread where every human should fear to go. So, why go there? I tire of  absolutist statements concerning Tim Tebow, God, and football games. That is probably not a very good motivation, but hopefully something positive will arise–maybe even a good conversation. (Or, maybe I just want more traffic at my website? That […]

The Playfulness of Creation

May 12, 2010

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” [Of course, the kind of play that Jack had in mind in The Shining is not what I have in mind here. :-)] Perhaps that originated as a Puritan excuse for recreation. I don’t know. It seems like a justification, but play needs no justification […]

God’s Aquarium (Psalm 104:24-26)

May 11, 2010

God created his own aquarium.  There are living creature in the sea which no human being has ever seen and most of which have only recently come within human sight.  For centuries the oceans and their depths were only visible to God–they were his personal aquarium.  But he did not intend to enjoy it alone. […]

Cubs Lose; Cosmos Secure

October 7, 2008

Good news and bad news. The bad news is that the Cubs lost their only three postseason games this year and will not be going to the World Series. The good news is that the cosmos is stable, the economic crisis has not disturbed the fundamental mechanics of the universe, and electoral deceptions do not […]