A Three-stranded Cord

Ecclesiastes 4:9-11 9 Two are better than one, Because they have a good reward for their labor. 10 For if they (either) fall, one will lift up his/her companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has not one to help him/her (them) up. 11 Again, if two lie downContinue reading “A Three-stranded Cord”

Thru Rose-Colored Glasses

When as a kid, I found a box with several pairs of small rose-colored glasses.  My curiosity was peaked, so I asked my mom, “What are these small rose-colored glasses?”  She, being a farmer’s daughter, was quick to give a not so pleasant answer.  “Well, son, when a chicken is injured, it is necessary toContinue reading “Thru Rose-Colored Glasses”

Paradise Lost, the Promise of Paradise Regained

“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden” (Genesis. 3:8). Genesis chapters 1-3 act as an echo chamber where the wording allows eachContinue reading “Paradise Lost, the Promise of Paradise Regained”