• Posts Tagged ‘news’

    news to me

    by  • February 20, 2012 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Not quite six years ago, Ginger and I got to spend a month in Greece and Turkey tracing the steps of the apostle Paul, thanks to a sabbatical grant from the Eli Lily Foundation. Greece has a burgeoning Christian tourist trade, so we traveled with a group for our time there.l In Turkey, we...

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    bewteen friends

    by  • January 10, 2009 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    My mind is all over the place. Perhaps I would state it better to say my mind has been bombarded by several things that have set it swirling. I can’t help thinking about what is happening in Gaza; part of the reason it bothers me is I feel helpless to do anything about it....

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    lenten journal: could we start again, please

    by  • March 23, 2008 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Holy Week has had to jockey for space on the calendar this week like an NCAA basketball player working to get in position under the basket. Monday was Saint Patrick’s Day. Tuesday, Barack Obama made his amazing speech on race in America in which, as John Stewart said, “talked to us as if we...

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    heart breaking news

    by  • January 23, 2008 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Gaza is one of the Palestinian Territories on the border between Israel and Egypt and a part of the land taken by Israel in the 1967 war. Conditions these days have continued to worsen because of an Israeli blockade on the area that has not allowed even food and fuel to get into Gaza....

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    skip the oj for breakfast

    by  • September 19, 2007 • Uncategorized • 5 Comments

    Gracie, our youngest Schnauzer, woke me up early this morning and I turned on the television as I was trying to gain consciousness just as all three morning shows were cranking up. The lead story on all of them was about O. J. Simpson. In fact, over half of the first thirty minutes of...

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