Feeding the Brimstone

by baldilocks The church I regularly attend is multi-racial, but I didn’t choose it because of that. I chose it because of other churches and other pastors. I chose it because of situations like the following. From Lloyd Marcus: My brother Jerry is a deacon in his all-black church. Jerry called to tell me he … Continue reading Feeding the Brimstone

General Blather on Disagreement

by baldilocks People hate it when you disagree with them. No matter how reasonable they are, how willing to listen, nor how much they actively acknowledge the self-evident truth that each of us is different from every other in countless ways—even so-called identical twins—any given person’s first reaction to disagreement is anger. That reaction many … Continue reading General Blather on Disagreement

Unhappy Obama Home

by baldilocks Most people are familiar with King Solomon’s observation that it is Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. --Proverbs 25:24 (KJV) Well, my personal observation is the flip side of that coin: it’s better for a woman to live alone that to live … Continue reading Unhappy Obama Home