Bare Winter Trees J. Marshall Jenkins In my hurry to the mailbox this cold December morning, bare winter trees draw my gaze from rain soaked roots up to manifold etched fingers pointing - look! – to gray cloud cover sagging under light poised to burst through....
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth (Matthew 5:5) But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us (2 Corinthians 4:7). Clay Jars in Scripture and in...
Thoughts on drawing the line between the kind of unselfishness that serves and the kind that sickens.
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth (Matthew 5:5). Mary remembered old, wizened Simeon with hair coming out of every pore, bone-bent, hunched, and creeping toward Joseph and Mary's son like a spider. With childlike delight in his crinkled eyes, he...
On getting freedom right in the COVID-19 era.
I do not write for you to remember me. I write for you to remember yourself. Find words for your experience in my words.
On the source of power and how to use it.
On the only character called, “meek,” in the Old Testament.
A word for college students and everyone who has a long road ahead.
A needed message for our era of polarization.
Being meek does not mean what you think!
How a man I never met made a positive difference in my youth.