In the Old Testament, the prophets filled an opposite role as the Priests. The priests were mediators, prophets were messengers.
Did Mary and Joseph realize that as Great High Priest, Jesus, had to shed his blood in a gruesome, violent death?
Without the tree, Jesus had no reason to come to earth, the New Testament is void, the Old Testament useless and death ravages the earth.
It's Christmastime! Which means that it's time for bloggers and tweeters and Facebook posters to make sure the world knows where they stand on Christmas terminology. So naturally I had to jump in and share my opinion about the egregious misuse of holiday phrases that I see about this time and I want to give … Continue reading Semantical Clause
Roads are pretty spiritual things. I like maps and roads. Sometimes, I just want to get on a road and drive it to see where it ends up - especially US Highways or Interstates. I mean, just stand on an Interstate and think that it will go past a variety of landforms and through many … Continue reading Get In the Way
Last year something very special happened in our family. After years of waiting, my mother finally became a grandmother when my sister and her husband gave birth to the absolute cutest and most precious baby in the entire world. Yes, I am biased. No, I am not ashamed of that fact. Unfortunately, I live several … Continue reading what MA-tters
Once upon a time there lived a man and his son. They were both strong-willed and outspoken. They often argued as the son grew into adulthood. One day, they had an argument that became a shouting match. At the end, the son screamed that he hated his father and that he never wanted to see … Continue reading The Tree