Fount of Every Blessing

A while back I wrote a post on the hymn Be Thou My Vision and I mentioned in it how the song had been popping up over and over again at (seemingly) random times recently. The difference between Be Thou My Vision and Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing is that the latter has been…

Shades of Gray

For most of my life I’ve been asked by people around me why I see the world in black and white (no, I’m not color blind, I’m nuance-blind with certain things). I can remember being only nine years old and having people get upset with me because I told them they were wrong. To be…

Clarity

Lord, my pray’r is for clarity, So that I may speak Your words. There is no other pow’r I need Than to wield Your fearsome sword. Many times I’ve gone on watching, As defiled Your justice goes. But, Oh Lord, my greatest longing, Is to give defensive prose. Of course I know that You don’t…

16-fold

Let us pretend that you have had cable television for about fifteen years (since 1999). The first year that you had it, you paid $50/mo for 100 channels. The next year the cost went up to $55 for those same 100 channels, but you thought, “Well, I’ve really enjoyed watching (American) football on ESPN and…

What Do You WANT to Do?

I was reading a few op-ed pieces recently about the rather illicit measures taken by our current President, and I was struck by an idea. I will not attempt to go into all of the ways that the President has broken the law in order to get done what he wants done, but consider just…

The Mark of the Beast

I ran across an article today (linked below) which talked about the EEO filing a lawsuit on behalf of one Beverly Butcher Jr. (a dude named “Beverly”?!?!) against Consul Energy Inc.  The lawsuit was filed because the company has instituted hand scanning of its employees and Mr. Butcher refused due to religious beliefs regarding the…