Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength- carrying...– Corrie Ten Boom
The deep sea joys
Priceless as the gift of utterance may be, the practice of silence in some aspects far excels it. Do not think me a Quaker. Well, be it so. Herein I follow George Fox most lovingly; for I am persuaded that most of us think too much of speech, which after all is but the shell of thought. Quiet contemplation, still worship, unuttered rapture, these are mine when my best jewels are before me....
KIA: Killed In Action →
Today is Memorial Day, go to this site and pick a month or year and look at the faces of the men and women who have died in Afghanistan and Iraq and beyond. For example, look at May, 2012 in Afghanistan and remember the families mourning the loss of loved ones today. My posture on days like these is to Pray, Praise and Protest.
Bothered by the Beard..?
“What’s with the beard?” said a middle age guy I hadn’t seen in a number of years, he asked me that…twice…in the same conversation. Really? Do I have to justify a growing a beard living in Washington in the great North West? I’m trolling for responses to this question. My wife said I should respond with: “Because I can.” I usually say,...
Christ is no sheriff.– Martin Luther (commentary Gal. 2)
New blog theme...
I’m fiddling…so beware. I like this theme, because the archive option at the top gives you an easy way to look back for old posts on one whole screen page. Nice, huh? Plus some folks were missing links because the old format doesn’t say or show it’s a link, and well some peeps didn’t get that. There is also a Twitter Feed/Banner with a link to my Twitter account too.
How in the World did I NOT know this??? U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker is from Spokane. I’m a failure.
Egypt's Vote: bad or worse...? →
“A return to oligarchy or become another Islamic Republic. What a choice and a disaster for the foreign policy of the United States who threw Mubarak under the bus thinking Egypt would become a modern democracy. The end result: more chaos and instability in a region that doesn’t need any more of that.”
One cannot grow a beard in a moment of passion.– G.K. Chesterton (via acceptandembrace)