Dangerous wonder

One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch them and bless them, but the disciples told them not to bother him. Then Jesus called for the children and said to the disciples, "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to such as ... Continue reading

All creatures great and small…

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: The Lord God made them all. —All Things Bright and Beautiful, a hymn by Cecil Alexander I suppose that I would have to say that I had not much more than a dim curiosity about animals growing up. That ... Continue reading

The politics of power

I'm a card-carrying Democrat. I'll pause here for a moment while you regain your composure. Just put your head between your knees, breathe deeply, and in a few minutes the room will stop spinning.There, feel better? No? Let me explain myself briefly before moving on to the actual point of ... Continue reading