Monthly Archives: June 2013

I’ll be back . . .

Time for the summer vacation . . . will resume posting in about one month. In the meantime – love each other as we all have been loved!!! Grace and peace!

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Enough . . .

The psalmist writes: By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung up our lyres. For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, … Continue reading

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Sometimes it seems very difficult – if not impossible – to truly love self . . .

It seems to me that a lot of people are very conflicted in their living. I believe that many people truly want to let the commandments spoken by Jesus as recorded in Matthew 22:37-40 be the guiding standard for their … Continue reading

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And so it seems to me . . .

It seems to me that relevance is more than a matter of style!! Over the years – I have observed with curiosity a number of changes in the music and language of worship – and – at least for the … Continue reading

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Understanding authority . . .

Often when I write something – I go back and read it and wonder to myself – what authority do I have to make statements like these? Everytime I have that experience – with a sigh of relief and great … Continue reading

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The fear of letting go . . .

It seems to me that a person is only able to offer and receive love. When you offer love there is absolutely no guarantee that it will be received and/or returned. Likewise, when you desire love it cannot be demanded. … Continue reading

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A pair of blessings . . .

It is not possible to conclude this series of posts in honor of people blessed with the gift of lyrics without paying tribute to two incredibly gifted authors who had a profound influence on me, my writing, my theology, and … Continue reading

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