The disciple-community does not shake off sorrow as if it were no concern of their own, but willingly bears it.Dietrich Bonhoeffer from The Cost of Discipleship (p.109) The Wall Street Journal sits on my table alerting me of "Two Mass Shootings Leave 29 Dead." Not the way Monday, or any day, should begin. Let me … Continue reading Do something…even if its not perfect
‘Millennials’ More Pro-Government Than Older Americans - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com. Not only do Millennials want more government control, they also are more likely to sleep with their cellphones by their head! I am intrigued by what forms a society and that changes over time with each generation. Most of the culture is formed, in … Continue reading ‘Millennials’ More Pro-Government Than Older Americans – Economix Blog – NYTimes.com
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers cut 247,000 jobs in July, far less than expected and the least in any month since last August, according to data on Friday that provided the clearest evidence yet that the economy was turning around. Help me understand how losing 247k jobs is a good sign? Don't care if things … Continue reading From the Washington Post
Disappointing is the word that comes to mind. Why? Because God has been in the news a lot lately. Let me be more clear. God's NAME has been in the news a lot lately and it has been less than flattering. God has been tied to a host of mistakes by influential people (Sanford, Ensign, … Continue reading One quick thought
Do we really need to see all these public figures traipse in front of a TV and air all of their failures?
Sanford Confession Is More Bad News for Republicans - NYTimes.com. I will write more later about this But let me leave it here: Get some accountability in your life. All of us. Please. End of sermon.
After all of this, the market was down 300+ points today. Not at all what the Administration or all of us "on Main Street" wanted to hear. Too much doom and gloom has to be a sign of something positive? Right? Please?