Your Sunday Sermon – Wind Up

You all know how I love to use songs that speak volumes to me to help express what I’d have to write volumes to say for myself. Well, few songs have come as close to expressing my exact sentiments as Jethro Tull’s Wind Up. When I was young and they packed me off to school…

The Seering

After a weekend where four separate murders have been reported here in the city I call home, including one where the victim was robbed after being left for dead by his assailant, I’m reminded of an issue I’ve struggled with for many years. Being a person with a known proclivity for dwelling on the imponderable,…

Reciprocate Please!

More good vibes from my Inbox. While I may not be much for religion, I’ve got no problem at all with the intent here: God determines who walks into your life… it’s up to you to decide who you let walk away, who you let stay, and who you refuse to let go… I need…

Four Great Religious Truths!

Another one of those E-mails. During these serious times, people of all faiths should remember these four great religious truths: 1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God’s chosen people. 2. Jews do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah. 3. Protestants do not recognize the Pope as the leader of the Christian world. 4. And…

All These Gods

A friend and I were once talking about Man’s tendency to belittle his accomplishments in the grand scheme of things. In what I’ve come to think of as one of the most profound statements I’ve ever heard, he said: If Man is so weak and insignificant, then how do you explain all these Gods he’s…