DNA, life, and our eternal coding

The other day I spent some time updating my “profile” on some site that carries my work. It’s hard to keep everything current, and I noticed this particular bio still featured our residency as Florida, Andrew and Alicia as living in Italy, Naomi and Craig in Connecticut, and no sign of my latest book, Pilgrim in Progress. My […]


hope, and the beginning of Advent

Today I have a simple message for this space. The meme is the scripture I used in yesterday’s post (“When the message of Jesus gets loose”), pasted onto the photo I captured heading in to my Saturday morning men’s Bible study. The scripture is clear. Too many people live in darkness, and in the shadow of […]


What is “good”? What is “right”?

In the aftermath of Paris there is a lot of talk about human behavior, and I’m concerned that many of these terms seem to represent moving targets, and that the way we respond to horrific events often only serves to muddy the waters, and what we really mean when we say “right,” and “wrong” is often more rooted in self interest than it is something universal, or true.