Charity is an old word that typically stood for the word 'love' in modern bible translations. It was not, first and foremost, thought of as a feeling but an act of self-giving for the sake of our neighbour. Charity is the manifestation of God's grace in human kindness, mercy … [Read more...] about Charity
Just a Thought
For better or worse, sometimes I only have a single, unqualified thought. This seemed as good a place as any to drop off some shareable quotes, poetry and a nuisance idea for those who need a shot.
There is very little more discomforting than hunger. It has been used for millennia as a tactic of war and we have all seen the consequences of starvation pictured in the media. A look at the poetry from prisoners of war during WWI and WWII shows just how obsessed these men were … [Read more...] about Food and War
I know a Christian man with a wife and kids. He had the opportunity to work away from home for a while. Before he had even left he had made up his mind to be unfaithful and once he arrived, far away from family and friends he wasted no time hooking up with whatever his heart … [Read more...] about The Madness of Sin
Fear has often been used to control a population and any fear will do. Whether it be the fear of man or fear of nature. Enter, the bogeyman. That mysterious miscreant who forever lives to frighten children back into their homes. Since Cain killed Abel, the fear of man has been … [Read more...] about The Bogeyman
Two men are walking through an art gallery admiring a famous painting by Friedrich Moritz August Retzsch called, "Checkmate". In the painting, a man is playing chess with the devil. The devil is grinning ear-to-ear because he has the man cornered. The title of the painting, … [Read more...] about The King Has One More Move