Five Hundred’s Reason Against Inerrancy

I used to say that I did a four-year apprenticeship to learn how to play “Five Hundred”. The game that was played during crib breaks underground was more important than any actual work that happened in the mine. It was with great fear that I would stand in for one of the regular players – … Continue reading

Let us Now Worship our Terrorist God

I have noticed an increase in the number of blog posts about terrorism. Being susceptible to peer pressure, I feel the need to follow this path as well. The difference between a random act of violence and terrorism is that some person or group will claim responsiblity for what has happened. The act of violence … Continue reading

Thinking About Thinking

Today it seems appropriate to continue on the thread of self and hone in on that thing I called “internal dialogue” in my previous post. I would describe this as the stuff that goes on in my own head – the stuff that I think I am. worry dialogue hate dialogue religious dialogue self-esteem dialogue gender specific dialogue The … Continue reading

The Three Wise Men From the East

This Christmas I made a special note of something I have not given much thought in previous years.  Wise men coming from the East. I think this is a significant bit of information, perhaps information we choose to leave in the recesses of our mind. What does this say? It doesn’t say that all people … Continue reading