Monthly Archives: December 2010

Come Emmanuel

Emmanu-el, God with us If God is with us, why do we ask God to come? Because we don’t see that God is already with us. Because life teaches us to forget, teaches us that the rush of schedule is … Continue reading

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Patience

James 5.7-10 There are two kinds of patience, the kind I have when I am waiting for something and the kind God has with the world. Both meanings use the same word in Greek. The farmer waits patiently for the … Continue reading

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praeter necessitatem

This post is brought to you by Occam’s Razor entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem “entities should not be multiplied without necessity.” The razor is good for more than science and shaving, it is a good question rule to use in … Continue reading

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PLU and Peace

Over the weekend, I attended a concert by Pacific Lutheran University’s choirs and orchestra. The work was technically excellent, smoothly executed, demonstrated great musicality, and the most excruciating concert I have attend in a long time. The music chosen was … Continue reading

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Steadfastness and Encouragement

Romans 15.4-13 “Whatever was written… was written for our instruction” instruction in what? Is this the four step plan to health and success? no. Is it an exhaustingly detailed Day Planner “On December 10, coffee at 9″? Of course not. … Continue reading

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Interchangeability

In one of the books in Bujold’s Vokosigan Saga she write that “Lives are not interchangeable.” That saying carries the ring of truth which has withstood the batterings of years and still rings true. We are not indistinguishable commodities. I … Continue reading

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