Dusty People

It is from the dust of the earth humankind was created.  When we chose to disobey and decide for ourselves what we would call good and evil, God told us we would toil in the dust until it grew the food that would sustain us.  The serpent was made to slither in the dust. Life… Continue reading Dusty People

Daily Bread

“Give us today our daily bread.” Not tomorrow’s bread.  Not the bread for next week.  Just today, the bread we’ll need for right now. When Jesus taught the disciples to pray, this line brought to the forefront of their minds a particular part of their story as Jews. Moses led the Hebrew people out of… Continue reading Daily Bread

The Apology Paige Patterson Should Have Given

Apologies are hard.  When you have to own up to your mess and admit you’ve done something wrong, it can be difficult to find the humility and vulnerability necessary to say you’re sorry.  Which explains why so many recent apologies have been criticized as anemic, lacking genuine remorse.  Many have asked, in the wake of… Continue reading The Apology Paige Patterson Should Have Given