Posts from August 2018

My friend the cop

The Apostle Paul who seemed to regularly have run-ins with the law enforcement of his day – arrested and jailed and eventually executed, wrote the following: “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the […]


Webster’s Dictionary gives fifteen possible definitions of the word ‘curse.’  Fifteen! Sometimes it is a noun, sometimes a verb.  A curse is an expression of a wish that misfortune, evil, doom would befall someone; a formula or charm intended to cause such misfortune to another; a profane or obscene word, especially as used in anger.  […]

The Course of Life

I have walked a few wonderful golf courses. I say ‘walk’ and not ‘played,’ because on one I was only a spectator and I’m not sure you could call my quality of golf ‘play.’ It was more like I ‘played at it.’   Three courses stand out to me. When I was a junior in […]