Month: August 2016

  • Stupid Phrases for People in Crisis

    Originally posted on MARILYN R. GARDNER:
    God will never give you more than you can handle. While some may believe it is theologically correct, depending on your definitions, it is singularly unhelpful to the person who is neck-deep in a crisis, trying to swim against a Tsunami. A wonderful phrase recently came from Support for…

  • It’s Sunday.

      It’s Sunday. Confession time. I have a confession to make: I haven’t been to church on a Sunday since my sabbatical began on July 10. “And you, a pastor!” I hear you. On the first Sunday I was in the airport waiting for a flight. And for the other Sundays? I have no excuses. […]

  • Einstein’s enduring gifts

    Einstein’s enduring gifts

    E=mc2 We all know the equation, combined with the image of Einstein with wild hair from our college days: posters, T-shirts. But what the heck does it mean, other than that Einstein was undeniably brilliant, and approachably crazy? I wanted to know more. WikiHow (thank you wikiHow: much of what follows is taken word for […]