Society

Goodbye Matt …

I read once that western cowboy stories are America’s knight-in-shining-armor stories. That author obviously wasn’t talking about the recent ones. But about Matt Dillion and ones like him. Marshal Matthew Dillion was someone you could look up to – literally and figuratively. James Arness was 6’7”. He stood head and shoulders over everyone else in …

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Avatar

I keep hearing about “conservatives” hating Avatar. I don’t know if that’s politically correct for “christian” or not. But I wonder at the anger of these people. I don’t really understand it. There is a native population in tune with nature (reminiscent of the Indians). There are mercenaries willing to destroy a planet’s eco-system to …

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Voting #2

I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.   This is good, and pleases God our Savior,  who wants all men to be saved and to come …

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Voting

There isn’t anything in the Bible about voting. So it provides me with no how-to advice. Lots of what’s important to God and how to live that I can apply to my decision. But no how-to. Abortion is a big issue with Christians. Since we’re told explicitly not to murder, that one’s easy! But politicians …

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Wars and Things

Poor Muffy has had a terrible morning. The county decided today was the perfect time to cut the grass around the pond next to our house. And I was vacuuming inside at the same time. She has always been sure that the mowers were going to swallow her up. And the kitty-eating vacuum tries to …

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