“Don’t testify how much you love Me, don’t profess about the marvelous fevelation you have had, but–‘Feed my sheep.’ And Jesus has some extraordinarily funny sheep, some bedraggled, dirty sheep, some awkward, butting sheep, some sheep that have gone astray! It is impossible to weary God’s love, and it is impossible to weary that love … More Bite-sized Truths (Dirty Sheep)
We’ve been having some interesting conversations recently in the Medieval literature and History course I teach to some of the upper school students. The class has been reading the Song of Roland, a French ballad of chivalry written probably around the first Crusade. We have been discussing the ideal of chivalry, where it succeeded, and where it … More The Mother of All Virtues
Look at the worldly and at the whole world that exalts itself above the people of God: are the image of God and his truth not distorted in it? They have science, and in science only that which is subject to the senses. But the spiritual world, the higher half of man’s being, is altogether … More Modern America in the Words of a 19th Century Russian
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear – 1 Peter 3:15 As Christians we are called to both stand fast and shine bright. We are to be … More Solid Light
Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, … More Friends in Low Places
Over the years I have slowly come to the realization that I am at my best in community. Which is funny because I am most comfortable in isolation. I used to think that my times of solitude fed into my growth around others; that the time spent alone would enable me to better interact with … More A Table for One, Please.