The Green Vase

My regular visits to Buddy Brew typically include table time here in the corner.  Centered on this table is an opaque, green vase.  Air bubbles held hostage in the blown glass look like water droplets splashed on the inside of the cylindrical vase. By itself, the vase...

Beneath the Surface

I do my best writing and thinking at about 5 to 10 feet beneath the surface.  I do my best anything at that level.  Getting to that level is a choice, and sometimes a chore, but it’s worth the effort. At the surface I’m distracted by the white noise of conversations,...

Anyone want my job?

When was the last time you read First Timothy 2:8-15?  Have you ever been asked to teach on it???   Paul wrote two letters to Timothy, the young pastor of a collection of house churches known as the church at Ephesus.  Here’s a sampling of what Paul wrote to promote...

Empty Bubbles

Real Men tout their masculinity by riding bulls, eating undercooked beef, and journaling.  Not many of you were aware of that, so I figured I’d let you in on that well-kept secret.  In addition to these tough guy characteristics, the baddest of the bad and manliest of...