Two Pockets

The great Jewish theologian, Martin Buber, observed that our spiritual natures have two pockets.  When we reach into one pocket we pull out smallness.  As the writer of the 8th Psalm states: “What is man that thou are mindful of him?” When we reach into the other...

Can You Hear Me Now?

He does it to me every Sunday morning.  What he does every Sunday morning, to the delight of many is, mute me.  He is the sound man (technician) at our church, (we have several and they all happen to be guys),and he always mutes me at the right times.  Muting the...

Grammatically Correct

I need one more club to join like I need a hole in the head.  But I just might sign up.  I’m not sure what the dues are, but perhaps I can afford it.  Some causes are so just and right that the cost is worth it.  I’m talking about joining the Apostrophe...

Shuffleboard, Anyone?

I’ve been thinking about mom a lot lately. I guess it’s because I’ve had lots of funerals for people her age.  Mom is ninety three and doing ok.  She’s in an assisted living facility in Tuscaloosa. When we moved her there a few years ago, we only moved her about a...

A Lady Named Grace

She was named Grace, appropriately I might add. Grace Thomas was her name and in 1954 she ran for governor of Georgia. She had as much chance of winning as I do of making the PGA Champions (Senior) Tour. Fifty four was a big year because, as you might recall, that was...

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