Rescuing Judgment from Judgementalism

I am sitting in the judgment seat at the gate at the entrance to the ancient city of Dan. The tradition goes back thousands of years.The king would go to the gate of the city and there decide who woul...

Why I Am Still Doing This

Seven years ago my wife spotted a trip to the Holy Land that was within our price range. Since the journey was high on her bucket list, we increased the cash flow of MasterCard and signed on.The curre...

Who Cares?

Sometimes the choice ‘not to care’ seems the most logical. The struggle with addiction to drugs and all the attendant issues have been part of our family story for over twenty-five years. The cycle be...

Where Are We Now?

I am not able to read the signs. And I don’t like it!So far, in this Mexican town, I have mastered the signs indicating Alto, Rosarito and Tijuana.Anything else I’m guessing.I prefer to know where I a...

Not For the Complacent

Advent is not for the complacent or the entitled. Advent - the four weeks before Christmas - is for those who long for light, for more joy, hope and peace in their lives and for those who anticipate s...