Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Allos parakletos (it’s Greek, not a misspelling)

Allos parakletos is a Greek phrase quoted in John 14:16 from the Bible. Jesus had just told his disciples, his 12 friends, that he had to leave them and he used this phrase to comfort them in their confusion and … Continue reading

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My two drugs

In 2010, the well-known philosopher Ke$ha told us: Because your love, your love, your love is my drug Your love, your love, your love I said your love, your love, your love is my drug Your love, your love, your … Continue reading

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Heat seeking missile

Maverick and Goose.  If you’re my age, those two words evoke a distinct memory. I can’t remember exactly, but I think the 1986 film Top Gun was probably my introduction to guided missiles. A heat seeking missile use the infrared (IR) light emission … Continue reading

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Control

Control has become a cornerstone of American life and culture. I see it constantly. Public transportation is limited to large cities because we must own a vehicle to control when we depart and arrive. Helicopter parents manage every aspect of … Continue reading

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Tackled

Six seconds remain with your team ahead by five. The season is on the line as the championship game winds down. Your arch rival has the ball on their own 40 yard line with one play remaining. The quarterback takes … Continue reading

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Wake up

Picture the scene. It’s a small cave, pitch black. There is a battered dead body lying in the cool darkness. It’s Sunday, very early. The body was placed here on Friday evening. A figure enters the cave, although that’s impossible … Continue reading

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How to rob a bank

I’m learning something new. My understanding is still in progress, so this may not be complete. Just bear with me. As a Type-A, achievement-driven middle-aged man (that’s an attractive picture), I have spent much of my life bringing projects to completion. I spend my … Continue reading

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Rust podcast

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Rust

In 2 Peter 1:4 Simon Peter describes the glory and goodness of Jesus: By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is … Continue reading

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Warning chime

I drove to work this morning in the fog. When I arrived, I grabbed my two bags (personal glimpse into my world — one was a black Temple University canvas bag filled with homework papers to be graded and the … Continue reading

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