Easy Doesn’t Do It

There is a book on my shelf titled “World Religions Made Easy.” The blurb on the cover says it’s an “easy-to-understand pocket reference guide.”  Though I don’t take issue with the idea of trying to make the religions of the world more accessible to the student or seeker, the whole idea of boiling down people’s […]

Are You Disturbed?

I recently saw a quote from the Roman Catholic writer and Christian apologist G.K. Chesterton. It was from his 1925 work titled, The Everlasting Man. Chesterton writes, “All the great groups that stood about the Cross [priests, soldiers, philosophers, the common people] represent in one way or another the great historical truth of the time; […]

For Me?

Giving. It’s the theme for this week’s Red Letter Challenge. What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? What’s the most excited you’ve ever been to give a gift? Who was the recipient? I think giving and receiving are intertwined in emotion, values, and results. There is surprise, expectation, love, generosity, and grace.  All sorts of […]