I read an article yesterday in the New York Times about a man who is 107 who works full-time, 40 hours a week, cutting hair. He is the world's oldest barber. Out of curiosity, I explored a little further and learned that the oldest living persons on the planet right now are 116 years old, born in … Continue reading Don’t Worry As You Age Because . . .
Dear Friends, Yesterday in the quiet of our home, Jim and I opened a letter from the California Supreme Court which, to my surprise, heralded the news: Simpson's petition for review was denied. The CA Supreme Court said "no" to Simpson's attempt to evade accountability by using Religious Defenses to hide the blatant breaches of … Continue reading Petition Denied: CA Supreme Court Says “No”
Dear Friends, Over the holidays I started reading Nancy Pearcey's new book, Love Thy Body, which has lots to do with the subject of men and women. My first comment about the book is to say how heartened I am by the compassion Pearcey expresses for all who disregard their own body, or betray its … Continue reading Gender and the “Authentic Self”
Dear Friends, I just read the Christianity Today article about the G2 Summit of Friday December 13, 2018 hosted by the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College (my alma mater) on the timely topic: Responding to Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Violence. It was the first interdenominational gathering to address the problem of abusive power figures … Continue reading The G2 Summit Helped Me Say #MeToo
Dear Friends, The plot is thickening. Before I explain, I want to reiterate that my intention here is to share my Simpson story in an interesting, educational, motivating way that drives people to pray for revival. Right now, in my assessment, the underlying root of Simpson's legal argument inadvertently suggests that the First Amendment of … Continue reading Simpson Took the Initiative to Appeal to the California Supreme Court
It's almost Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. A quiet time for giving thanks to God. In the maze of life, the strange wandering we all do, there are such perplexities as the Camp Fire that, as it turns out, did not destroy all of Paradise. Consider this excerpt from another blog I found: The randomness of … Continue reading Thanksgiving: The Fire Did Not Destroy All of Paradise
Dear Friends, The Camp Fire that burned up the beautiful town of Paradise (population 27,000) near Chico (about 80 miles southeast of Redding) now ranks as the deadliest fire that the United States of America has suffered in a century. To give you some perspective, the second worst fire in California history killed 29 people … Continue reading The Nation’s Deadliest Fire in a Century