And The Word Was God

“AND THE WORD WAS GOD” The recent book “God, A Human History” by Reza Aslan provides an excellent introduction to the human ideas of what or who God is.  Aslan is a respected academic, author, and student of religion.  He is an Iranian/American Islam and a student of Sufism, but also a follower of Jesus Christ.  By reading his book he recreates a complex history of God that has been created over the millennium by many people, beginning with cave

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Hey Old Man–What’s On Your Mind?

HEY, OLD MAN—WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND? So, what are you thinking about today? Are you thinking about the day’s planned (or unplanned) activities? Perhaps what shirt to wear with these old jeans? Oh, perhaps some fond memories from your childhood, or the joys of your marriage(s), or sending your children off to college, or greeting a son home from military service. All memories aren’t necessarily soft and pleasant, such as being forced from a job, or selling your home for

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ARE YOU DEMENTED?

ARE YOU DEMENTED? OR DON’T YOU KNOW IT AND OTHERS WON’T TELL YOU? This is not a funny issue, because it can sneak up on you, others won’t exactly tell you, and before you recognize it yourself and begin to come to terms with it, there could be trouble. Within the last year I was confronted with different levels of dementia demonstrated by a brother-in-law (6 years younger than I) and two college classmates at different stages of this scourge.

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