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Can God Hate?

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I’m been reading dusty old volumes from past and present masters on the topic of God, who He is, what He is like, and what He is about. My reading list can be found at the end of this post if you are interested. I’ve also been paying close attention as I read the Bible […]

The God of Action

The God of Action

The doctrinal statement of the American Humanist Association, Humanist Manifesto II (dated 1973), states: “We find insufficient evidence for belief in the existence of a supernatural; it is either meaningless or irrelevant to the question of survival and fulfillment of the human race.” Is God real? Does He have personality or is God simply a […]

The Presence of God

The Presence of God

Granddaughter Fern arrived for an overnight visit with Grandpa and Gramma. She can reach the doorbell button now and usually takes great delight in pressing that device multiple times, but on this occasion Fern had a singular mission. She wanted Grandpa. As Gramma opened the door Fern darted across the threshold and burst into a […]

Pottery is a Contact Sport

Pottery is a Contact Sport

Mud. Kids love it. They are drawn to mud like hungry mosquitoes to bare arms and legs. Children may not share cookies, but fresh mud is the gift they keep on giving – to the walls, carpet, furniture, and especially the car seats. Moms mostly hate mud. Until the little one digs some clay, hand-mixes […]

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

If I call you “Sweetheart” I’m not trying to be fresh. I simply cannot recall your name. Please don’t take offense. I can’t remember mine either and have to think how it’s spelled each time I sign one of those credit card slips. And then some wise-acre wants my date of birth or phone number. […]

Who has your back?

Who has your back?

Our daughters were at that awkward age—too old for a babysitter but not quite old enough to be alone for a lengthy time. We figured they could manage themselves during a Dad/Mom date night and shared guidelines on how to handle some of the common issues they may encounter. We missed a big one, though. […]