Late Night Questions

I couldn't sleep. I tossed. I turned. I turned again. No relief. I got a glass of water, read a few things, but still couldn't get that old "sleepy" feeling. So when it's late at night and sleep runs away faster than you can chase it, your thoughts wander down all sorts of strange alleyways.…

Slowly I Turned…

I have been rereading some of my earlier writings and today I came across an article I wrote for a church newsletter last year, entitled “Fast or Slow” and it got me to thinking about how things have changed, even within the last year. The original article’s premise related to whether building a great business…

Faith and Art

I recently stumbled upon an interesting Web site that addresses art, literature, music, and movies from a Christian perspective. Fuse Magazine (no longer active) called itself “the exact point where art and faith intersect. A ‘fusion,’ if you will, of two important concepts that we believe are inextricably linked.” I got there by Googling a book…

Strange and Stranger Still

The Internet, while often called a vast wasteland, confounds that appellation because it contains so many surprises, so many astonishing and bizarrely encapsolated minutia, most of which are found serendipitously (like most of the fun things in life) at least for those of us with a sense of adventure given feet by our imaginations. Many…

Its all in what you call it…

Can you imagine a doctor doing the first sonogram on a newly pregnant woman saying to her, “Now let’s see how that blob of fetus tissue looks.” I really love those shirts you see on some pregnant woman that have the word “Baby” with an arrow below it pointing down. I’ve never seen one that…

Mainstreaming Al Sharpton

In a turn that demonstrates the current state of politics in America, Senator Kerry is campaigning with Al Sharpton. Here is the Senator’s take on the reason. “Al Sharpton is traveling with me today because he’s a friend, because he proved during the course of this presidential race that he has a great understanding of…