There are many puzzles in our lives going from the entertaining kind, jigsaw puzzles for example to the more important ones. Important is a very flexible word and a subjective one at that. For some, an important puzzle is why does toast fall butter side down? For others, it is how Ensteinian physics can be […]
Is it okay to celebrate?
Celebration is a good thing so why would I be asking if it is okay to celebrate? I assure you I am not crazy. It is a question worth asking today, Palm Sunday, as we are on the cusp of Holy Week. Is it okay to celebrate Jesus’ triumphant arrival in Jerusalem when we know […]
Cognitive dissonance Sunday?
So today is Palm / Passion Sunday. I’m drawing a blank on any other day of the year that draws together two such disparate notions. On the one hand we have Jesus entering Jerusalem in triumph, lauded by the crowds with palm branches and cloaks thrown on the road before him. On the other hand […]