Meditation on Lent: Fear and Longing

For  godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas  worldly grief produces death.  For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you… what fear, what longing (II Corinthians 7:10-11) “God’s kindness is meant to lead [us] to repentance” (Romans 2:4). Yet we tend to live in the extremes. Either we fail … More Meditation on Lent: Fear and Longing

Because we’ll be a Buddhist nation long before that happens: some alternative facts

Were there no war, you could drive from Aleppo, Syria to Stockholm, Sweden in about the time it takes to get from San Francisco, CA to Charlotte, NC…about three days of hard driving with reasonable nights’ sleeps. It really is that close. I mention Charlotte because Stockholm has a population about the size of Charlotte, … More Because we’ll be a Buddhist nation long before that happens: some alternative facts