Short Chapter, Short Post

Mr Manning brings us the words of Hans Urs Von Balthasar in the chapter “Little Things.” As short as this entry was in the book, my post about it will be that much shorter. I can see why he would trade his writing to have come up with something as beautiful as was presented here. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3” “Woe to the... read more

In loving me, You made me loveable

Anytime there is a natural disaster or a completely hideous crime, non-believers and even some believers like to ask the question “why?”.  Why or how could God allow this thing to happen.  They let evidence of bad in the world fuel an unbelief within themselves.  There is another why/how that can also fuel unbelief.  “God why/how do you love me? I’m nothing; I’m nobody. ... read more

Destination Juneau

I woke up this morning at my home in Meeker, OK;  14 hours later I am in the air on my last flight of the day from Seattle to Juneau with a short stop in Ketchikan. It’s crazy how sitting the majority of a day can be so exhausting, but here I am barely able to keep my eyes open for this last leg of the trip. The flight from Oklahoma City to Chicago was on a smaller plan.  One that has one seat on... read more