Embracing a New Normal

They tell us that unemployment at nine or ten percent is going to be the new norm for a while. High deficits, inflation, a declining dollar, higher gas prices. All of these economic realities may become the new normal. I hurt my back this summer and have herniated disc, I am discovering that pain in […]

Sunday Psalm and Prayer

Psalm 66:1-12 (The Message) All together now¢â‚¬”applause for God! Sing songs to the tune of his glory, set glory to the rhythms of his praise. Say of God, “We’ve never seen anything like him!” When your enemies see you in action, they slink off like scolded dogs. The whole earth falls to its knees¢â‚¬” it […]

Sunday Psalm and Prayer

Psalm 37:1-9 (The Message) Don’t bother your head with braggarts or wish you could succeed like the wicked. In no time they’ll shrivel like grass clippings and wilt like cut flowers in the sun. Get insurance with God and do a good deed, settle down and stick to your last. Keep company with God, get […]

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NugRZGDbPFU With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture is Actually Making Us Smarter and the dazzling erudition of The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World and […]