1299) Who Invented Sex?

By my favorite living Christian author, Philip Yancey, in his October 16, 2016 blog at www.philipyancey.com , adapted from his book A Skeptic's Guide to Faith, Zondervan, 2009 (previously published…

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1298) Morning and Evening Prayer (jb10)

From A Diary of Private Prayer, 1949, by John Baillie, Church of Scotland pastor and theologian, (1886-1960); containing a morning and evening prayer for thirty-one days (adapted). ------------------------ MORNING PRAYER  (Nineteenth…

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1297) Giving Thanks

     The coffee shop was a tiny hole-in-the-wall place, open 24 hours a day.  The lunch counter had the antiseptic shine of stainless steel, and in the early morning…

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1293) “I Give My Life to You”

French tending to their wounded in the trenches of WWI ------------------------------      Henri Barbusse (1873-1935) was a French novelist.  At the outbreak of the first World War in 1914,…

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1292) No Cheating!

Or, we could try the Ten Commandments... ----------------------------- From "How the Ten Commandments Stop Us From Cheating" by Christian B. Miller, October 18, 2016, at: www.christianity.com .  Miller is professor…

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1291) Morning and Evening Prayer (jb9)

From A Diary of Private Prayer, 1949, by John Baillie, Church of Scotland pastor and theologian, (1886-1960); containing a morning and evening prayer for thirty-one days (adapted). ------------------------ MORNING PRAYER  (Thirtieth…

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1290) Last Letter Home

2nd Massachusetts Lieutenant Colonel Wilder Dwight  (1833-1862) ------------------------------      On September 17, 1862, Lieutenant Colonel Wilder Dwight was on his horse waiting for the order to go into battle…

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