Attending Church for the First Time (for Dummies)

I remember the first time I stepped into a church.  I was in elementary school and there was one in my neighborhood.  When I stepped inside, I had this tremendous sense of awe.   I was seven years old, I probably didn’t even know what the word “awe” meant, but I felt it.  The wood […]

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Nugget of Awesome: Red Sky at Night

Do you know where the proverb, “Red sky at night sailors delight, red sky in morning sailors warning?” comes from? If you said Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis, you would be right. But only partially. Here’s the quote: “Like a red morn that ever yet betokened, Wreck to the seaman, tempest to the field, Sorrow to […]

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Bible-Inspired: New England Alphabet Primer

I can’t even remember where I found this, but I thought it was awesome.  This primer was written in 1737!!  Some of the spelling is interesting, but that is part of its charm.  Can you figure out which book of the Bible each of these alphabet letters refer to? A ~ In Adam’s Fall, we sinned […]

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What I Want for New Year’s

Who asks for a New Years gift? Well, apparently I do.  Unique is just another word for weird, but that is okay.  I was going to ask for this for Christmas (’tis the season and all that), but by the time I’d polished this write-up, it didn’t give people much time.  Since New Years is […]

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Church In a Do-It-Yourself World

So I attended church this morning.  My family and I got up, we picked up my step-daughter’s friend, and drove to church.  Religious Backlash The Christian church has taken a few beatings lately, especially with the new Obama administration.  Abortion, embryonic stem cell research, Prop 8 – all of these things, biblically speaking, the church […]

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