I’ve been observing, as many of you have, the recent economic crisis in America. What is happening will be remembered in American economic history. Our children’s children will surely read about the stock markets of 2008. I don’t claim to understand everything that is going on, it is a complicated situation with multiple factors, causes,Continue reading “Economics and fear”
Okay so I’ve just finished my olive search, find, and tasting. Come to find out, the grocery store up the road has an impressive selection of Mediterranean cuisine. Okay, cuisine might be an overstatement, mostly it was just an olive bar with some red peppers, tomatoes, and something that should be illegal called Bocconini. TheContinue reading “The Olive Reckoning”
I love Romans. But first, Olive Update:I still have yet to commandeer a fine olive with which to enlighten my ignoble thoughts of this fruit. Sorry olive lovers. Olives in Jesus’ day were a valuable commodity. They were used to make oil, medicine, and just plain eatin’. An olive tree could take up to 15Continue reading “Talk of Olives, Talk of Trees”
I’ve been throwing around some passages that I came across and I wanted some feedback. Heaven and earth will be joined together in Christ (Eph. 1:10). But not just heaven as in the place of eternal bliss in the presence of God’s power, but the supernatural realm and the natural realm. There is more toContinue reading “Some food for eternal damnation thought…”
I am becoming enchanted by an odd fruit that I do not frequently enjoy – the olive. Now, I’m sure any olive connoisseur would happily tell me I’ve never had a real olive. I’m sure I haven’t. Mine come from ALDI, they’re dyed black, and have a not so subtle metallic flavor. I’m sure IContinue reading “REAL olives”
I didn’t get to watch the entire debate last night but I caught a little bit. It was mostly on tax cuts and the “he said, she said” stuff; which, when it comes to taxes, I find a bore. Although I see the importance of our economy my value system isn’t going to be readilyContinue reading “VP debate 08 – Palin vs Biden”
I wouldn’t say that I am experienced. I wouldn’t boast that I have it all together. If I’ve learned anything right, it’s only from doing so many things wrong. Think of yourself 3 years ago. What is the image of the person that comes to your mind? For me, it’s of someone who is sincereContinue reading “Communication and communion”
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