Tag Archives: humanity

The Tales We’ll Tell

Originally posted on Perpetually Past Due:
When this is all over, like the trifling troubles of our early days; when the quarantines are lifted and we can once again be social without distance, when Covid-19 has become a boogeyman of…

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

My wife and I are celebrating our 35th engagement anniversary tonight. Quietly and intimately, with a candle-lit dinner and a bottle of our favorite wine, at the most exclusive eatery in town: our house. You may have caught the reference … Continue reading

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Dear Humans

“You were called to freedom, but do not use that freedom to indulge the flesh. Rather, serve one another in love. For the entire Law is fulfilled in this one command: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” ~Galatians 5:13-14 … Continue reading

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Dear Human Race

I tried to find a sophisticated way to put this. But sometimes childlike is best.

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Up to you

Originally posted on Short visits with an honest God:
“Up to you,” God said. This is a lonely answer. My hot bath had steamed the bathroom mirrors. I was brushing my teeth, contemplating all the irritating, confusing choices humans face.…

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Our Journey Together

And the moment we think we are taking the journey alone, we have lost our way. Let us double back and find our travelling companions, and rediscover the One who put our feet on this path. Together.

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De-Civilization

I’m not sure which we need to do first: wage civilization on humanity, or wage humanity on civilization. But we need to do both. And in a hurry. (When asked what he thought of Western civilization): “I think it would … Continue reading

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