PLEASE NOTE: our house suffered a brief power failure in the middle of the sermon so you will hear a break, then a few words from me about it, and then the sermon continues. My apologies for the jolt. There is something essentially human of wanting and NOT wanting to wait for it. It is […]
More isn’t always good
I have been reflecting on the power of language . . . again. Anyone who knows me will have heard me on this particular hobby horse before, perhaps more than you would like. However, I don’t really apologize for spending time helping us think about how language changes the way we think. Because it does. […]
What do you do when you want something?
One of the ongoing themes in my life lately has been the problem of “wanting.” In my case the problem isn’t simply wanting, because that is easy, everyone wants something at virtually every time. No, the problem is facing the reality of “wanting” and then being willing to articulate what I want to the right […]