And the devil said to him, “… it will all be yours.” — Luke 4:6-7. Is it the devil who promises us the moon? The advertisements, the politicians, the social media, our parents, or our teachers all promise the sky is the limit if we will only do as they want, much like the Devil…

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For he remembered that they were but flesh, a breath that goes forth and does not return. — Psalm 78:39. Our psalmist makes us feel pretty insignificant with the above verse. He/she does so in the context of God’s forgiveness, seemingly meaning that God’s forgiveness is given because we are only flesh and soon will…

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There can be a happy world and there will be once again, when men create a strong bond towards one another, a bond unbreakable by a studied prejudice or a passing circumstance. — Ruth Bader Ginsberg. A great sports team creates a bond. I know my Razorback team did back in the late 60’s. We…

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Let us… seek peace… near the inland murmur of streams, and the gracious waving of trees, the beauteous vesture of earth, and sublime pageantry of the skies — Mary Shelley. The peace and serenity Shelley describes above is hard to imagine in these days of Covid, electioneering, and the words coming from both sides before…

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The following was read at my friend’s memorial service this Monday. I though it appropriate to publish on the news of Justice Ginsberg:   Death Is Nothing At All by Henry Scott-Holland Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped away into the next room. Nothing has happened. Everything remains…

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