Thankful

Since it is Thanksgiving week, I thought I’d make a list of things for which I’m thankful: My granddaughter’s giggle Hats for my bald head Remote control for the TV Google Incredible access to health care Dressing (as in the inside of a turkey) Dressing (as in I have clothes to wear) Peanut butter Strong…

Do You Believe or Not?

God has granted me the spiritual gift of doubt.  Closely followed by the spiritual gifts of suspicion and disbelief.  These gifts served me well as a science teacher, a school principal, and a parent, but not as well as a Christian.  I’ve always wanted to know how things work and the details behind the details. …

Showing Up

We watched the movie Hardball, with Keanu Reeves, the other night.  It’s a fairly predictable baseball movie where he works with a ragtag group of kids in the projects of Chicago that comes together to be a team. But two random reflections from the movie.  First, it was filmed in Cabrini Green, which was a…

It’s About Time

Here are some times I have thought about time. When I was about eleven years old, I distinctly remember calculating the number of years, days, hours, minutes and seconds to the year 2000 (30 / 10,950 / 262,800 / 15,768,000 / 944,080,000 respectively). I wondered what it would be like to be that old and…