Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 4:18

What is Real

“The prayer preceding all prayers is, ‘May it be the real I who speaks. May it be the real Thou that I speak to.’” ~C. S. Lewis ∞

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

An Unknown Future

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ~Corrie ten Boom ~AΩ~

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Illusions

Art uniquely reflects our conflicting attraction to and fear of illusions. It strives to reconcile our dueling convictions that, on the one hand, only what we perceive is real; and that, on the other, what we perceive is nothing more … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Infinite Vision

At the start of the year, I scribbled down My 2020 Vision. And then the world changed. So I looked up the meaning of “20/20 vision.” Here’s what I learned: 20/20 isn’t perfect, it’s simply normal. The first 20 represents … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 22 Comments

That Which Can Be Seen

Next time you meet someone with a strictly “realistic” (materialistic) view of the universe, that only that which can be seen (scientifically observed) exists, point out the following: 96% of the universe is un-observable and is not technically “there.” I … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

The Final Rite of Passage

“Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith, it is the price of love.” ~Darcie Sims A few nights ago, my wife’s … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Memoir, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , | 53 Comments

The Road Ahead

May your closest companion now and always be the one who made the road.

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Sense of God

“The mind which thinks it knows Reality because it has made a diagram of reality, is merely the dupe of its own categories.” “The ‘sense of God’ is not a metaphor. Innumerable declarations prove it to be a consciousness as … Continue reading

Posted in Books, For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Unseen

Companion piece: Eclipse

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments