Category: Lent ’07

My Lenten meditations for the year 2007

Lent 07: Day 30 – Dead Men Walking

The Greek word for love that depends on natural affection, storgē (στοργή), is not used anywhere in the Bible. It is only used in compound forms, two of which are very striking. Paul uses the negative, without natural affection, as a severe condemnation in Romans 1:31 and 2 Timothy 3:3. The English Standard version touches…

Lent 07: Day 29 – The Resurgence of Magic

Magic and things that might as well be magic, like the abilities of the X-MEN like genetic anomalies in the television series Heroes, are everywhere these days. It has been building for a while, but whether you consider the current Lost, Heroes, Charmed, The Dresden Files, Supernatural, and Superman (meteor rock magic) television shows, or…