No Rest for the Weary
Posted on April 27, 2014

My mom used to say: “There’s no rest for the weary, and the wicked don’t need it!” To be honest, I never understood what the second part of that phrase meant. I still don’t. I always assumed even wicked people get tired.

Duke
Posted on April 20, 2014

For the past two years I have won the NCAA basketball brackets in staff here at Marble. Needless to say, there was not a three-peat this season. My brackets began falling apart the very first round when Mercer beat Duke. It went downhill from there. I had Arizona winning it all in a close game over Louisville. So much for my brackets.

Discovery
Posted on April 13, 2014

Dr. Newton Malony, a well-respected psychologist and theologian, wrote in one of the several books he has authored: "Persons do not discover who they are by reason. They are told who they are and accept it on faith." I believe that.

Here’s the Good News
Posted on April 6, 2014

There is so much pain in the daily news. One hundred fifty-four lost their lives in the mysterious crash of Malaysian flight 370. Mud slides claimed other lives in Washington. An explosion killed neighbors in two Harlem apartment buildings. Over sixty health care workers trying to immunize people against polio have been murdered in Pakistan. Russia annexed Crimea and is threateningly perched on the border of Ukraine in what looks like a throwback to the deplorable days of Communist aggression against Eastern Europe. Every time we read the paper or watch TV, it is easy to become more and more alarmed about the declining state of affairs on Planet Earth. We feel a lot like the old song by Anne Murray: “I sure could use a little good news today.”