Don’t Fly Away

(Part Four of a four-part series.) Dead flies putrefy the perfumer’s ointment… If the spirit of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your post; for conciliation pacifies great offenses. Ecclesiastes 10:1a,4 Contempt for authority! Just another fly in the ointment. Stand by the water cooler this week  and I am sure you will […]

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Fly Right — A Devotional

Dead flies putrefy the perfumer’s ointment… Even when a fool walks along the way, He lacks wisdom, and he shows everyone that he is a fool. Ecclesiastes 10:1a,3 Here’s another fly Solomon found in the ointment: the hypocrisy of a fool. The foolish person wants to seem self-sufficient, like he’s got it all figured out. […]

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Mark McGwire and Harry Reid: To Forgive or Not to Forgive…

It is not whether you sin or use; it’s how you play the game. Sinners and users, winners and losers. Whom do we forgive…and who will never be forgiven? Two of the biggest news stories of the last couple of days involve a powerful Capitol Hill politician and a retired Major League Baseball star. One […]

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Devotional: Flies in the Ointment

Dead flies putrefy the perfumer’s ointment, and cause it to give off a foul odor; so does a little folly to one respected for wisdom and honor. ~Ecclesiastes 10:1 [NKJV] Imagine presenting your lover with the gift of the latest, most exquisite perfume on the market. Imagine the look of anticipation as she tears the […]

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Not As Dichotomous As I Thought…

Just when you think your life is a dichotomy…Just when you think that, on the one hand, you write about the NFL and the Dallas Cowboys for one of the Internet’s largest and most successful sport sites, and on the other, you write a sometimes spiritually-charged blog about life and love, God and the world, […]

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