The Movie Secretariat

The Movie Secretariat

The movie Secretariat evokes this fitting quote: Do you give the horse its strength or clothe its neck with a flowing mane? Do you make it leap like a locust, striking terror with its proud snorting? It paws fiercely, rejoicing in its strength...

Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction? Among many who care about such things there is a debate as to the veracity of the story of Job. Succinctly, was Job a real person or is the book about him a work of fiction? Supporting evidence that Job wasn’t a real...

The Book of Job

The Book of Job

The Book of Job A few weeks ago, I mused that the Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) might be best understood as a screenplay of sorts. Reading and meditating on it as such gave me new insights and a deeper appreciation of this often-overlooked...

Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are the Meek Do you aspire to be meek? Not likely. Who would? When I think of meek, I think of spineless, compliant, and easily imposed upon. While that is a correct understanding of what it is to be meek, it is also the secondary...