Slow Rise

I am no baker, but I know that leaven spreads through dough very slowly. And although it spreads slowly, it also spreads with certainty and completeness. Given time the dough will rise up to its fulness. Just as our Lord promised that the kingdom established by God through the gospel will be like leaven in … More Slow Rise

Pride and Prejudice

“Pride is essentially competitive—is competitive by its very nature. Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man. We say that people are proud of being rich, or clever, or good-looking, but they are not. They are proud of being richer, or cleverer, or better-looking … More Pride and Prejudice