One of the many prophecies in Frank Herbert’s science fiction series is that “”He shall be brought back from the dead with Spring Desert tears.” No, I’m not going to be a spoiler, but I will recommend you watch the new Dune movies. — Part 1 and 2. They are science fiction at its best.…

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Where there is hatred, let us sow love. — Saint Francis. One cannot help but be concerned these days. Wars in the Ukraine, the Middle East, and in Africa seem to have no solution or end. Recently protests on college campuses have become more violent, and the language spoken is vitriolic. I certainly am reminded…

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How does a grandparent console his grandaughter when her team loses a big game? You cant.¬†You can say words of wisdom, you can buy her a milk shake, you can do a million things, but the true lessons to be learned from an heartbreaking loss, must be experienced. So much of life must be lived,…

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On three occasions after Christ’s crucifixion, Jesus asks Peter, “Do you love me.” And when Peter professes his love, Christ tells him to “feed my lambs.” There are lots of hidden meanings in this story including Peter who denied Christ three times being asked three times if he loves Jesus. But despite Jesus being the…

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At my grandchildren’s school they have Grandparent’s day. We meet their teachers, listen to the children sing and explain their lessons, and of course, hear a pitch for contributions to the school. Grandparent’s day has got me thinking. Is the nature of God more like a mother or father, or is it possible that God…

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