Well, Tiger Woods did it again, bum knee and all. (Lakers didn’t — bummer. But congrats to those of you who are Celtics fans. The best team won.) On Monday, while Tiger was playing his playoff round, I called my sister in California about the upcoming Scheenstra family reunion. After I boasted about my going seven miles…Read more »
Do you consider yourself a good listener? James writes: “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry…(1:19). I’d appreciate hearing any thoughts you have about what you think makes for a good listener (or, for that matter, a poor listener).
I admit that I have a sort of love/hate relationship with poetry. I like it when it makes me think; I don’t like it when it makes me feel stupid; for example, for not having a PhD in literature and consequently not knowing the “code.” (Come to think of it, maybe that’s how some people feel about reading…Read more »
Jesus said, “Abide in me, and I will abide in you” (John 15:4). At least, that’s how I memorized this verse. I figured that if this was how a modern and erudite translation like the New Revised Standard Version rendered Jesus’ words, I couldn’t be too far off the mark. But now I’m beginning to wonder.