Month: April 2011

Speak To or Speak Above?

Thoughts

Speak To or Speak Above?

Why would a public speaker choose a subject that no one can relate to, think on later, or change their position after hearing the speech?  Why should people leave the hall scratching their bewildered heads instead of rubbing their chins in pensive thought?  Why would someone with a command of language choose to alienate, to dig a chasm between their pulpit or lectern and their audience?… Continue reading

The Completeness of Nothingness

Thoughts

The Completeness of Nothingness

It’s easy to get lost in Limestone County, Texas. Not lost as in “I don’t know where I am,” but lost as in “I feel a million miles away from my normal surroundings.”

Today the wind was brisk and fresh from the north, and the thermometer didn’t get past the comfortable 70’s. There was an azure sky to beckon your eyes upward and no traffic to cause your eyes to look back down. Regional propeller planes may fly 10,000’ above you but they come through so rarely it catches your attention as a hum and a buzz, not hardly a distraction, and then when they are gone the symphony of God continues. … Continue reading

Me and the Sparrows

Thoughts

Me and the Sparrows

There I was…sitting on Question Mountain staring out over the I-Don’t-Know Valley wondering if I had made God mad.  I texted Him and got no response, so I called every number I had for God and got no answer.  The email I sent to God was returned with a message called “Daemon Return” which sounded so close to “Demon Return” I wasn’t sure if the message had gone north or south when it left my computer.… Continue reading