Lent season begins in two days, with the observance of Ash Wednesday on March 2nd. And I’m really looking forward to it. Up until recently, Lent was not a big deal for me. In fact, I thought of it as more of a religious distraction to the Christian faith. Being raised a Protestant Christian and … Continue reading Why Lent?
I was thinking about prayer the other day and something just popped into my mind: I use a lot of “periods” when I pray to God. When I say “period,” I’m talking about the little dot that’s at the end of a sentence. When I write out my prayers they tend to be sentences that … Continue reading The Punctuation of Prayer
Happy Valentine’s Day! You know, it was exactly 44 years ago that Letty and I gave each other something on this day. We were college students at USC. We just knew each other as friends at that time, but I was getting very interested in her. So, I gave her a little “Ziggy” (the cartoon character) Valentine’s … Continue reading A Love for the Ages
I love spy thrillers! Whether it’s James Bond, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne or Sidney Bristow (remember the “Alias” series in the early 2000’s?), I get intrigued by all the twists and turns, moles and double agents, evil plots and counter plots. In spy thrillers, the most important thing that the hero needs to discover is … Continue reading The Endgame of Biblical Transformation