Category Archives: Humility

Love your enemy – Part Trois

Yes, I know that the Boston Marathon bomber caused terrible death, injury, mayhem, and a huge cost for all that was done to find him…  But I find in myself a concern for his well-being. I hope he recovers and … Continue reading

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Love your enemy – Part Deux

Is it easier to forgive someone if they’re nuts?  I suspect it is.  I think the (self-identified) Joker, who killed 12 and wounded 58 is nuts.  Insane.  Just like Brevik who killed many in Norway.  Indeed one wonders if the … Continue reading

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Whenever Two or Three…

More and more I am impressed with how Jewish was Jesus, how Jewish was the thinking of the early assembly of disciples:  Wrestling with their memories of the living Jesus and their experiences of the Risen Christ – in the … Continue reading

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Better than Hating…

… better than hating the unjust is to weep for their insensitivity, because even if they are worthy of hatred, the Word does not want the God-friendly soul to be disquieted by hatred, because knowledge does not work in a … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemy

Breivik is insane. As soon as I read he’d lifted entire passages from Ted Kazinski, I thought:  No sane person would swallow that! (Also, it was clear from the start that while he had the brilliance to meticulously plan and … Continue reading

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Why do the protesters keep saying “Allahu Akbar”?

A beautiful discussion at the website, LIBYA 17th February 2011, starts with the question above and an answer by CanadianLibyan who wrote: The words “Allahu akbar” have, unfortunately, acquired a sinister connotation. All they mean is “God is great” or … Continue reading

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Why I write: Heart Streams

I have these verses from Psalm 137 ringing in my head: By the rivers of Babylon— there we sat down and there we wept when we remembered Zion. 2 On the willows* there we hung up our harps. 3 For there … Continue reading

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