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Good Enough for Government Work

2020-11-24T18:51:33+00:00May 16th, 2020|Intelligent Humor, TRUTH|

Some years ago, I had an employee who was not pulling his weight, and that was unfortunate because his position was critical to the organization. As I kept warning him about his failure to perform his job, our working relationship became strained and began to decline. Things were getting bad and I had to [...]

John Rutter’s Glorious Psalm 23 – Part 1: The Shepherd

2020-11-26T00:52:12+00:00May 15th, 2020|BEAUTY, God & Jesus Christ, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

The Shepherd English composer, choirmaster and conductor, John Rutter, sets the most famous of all psalms (Psalm 23, “The Lord is my Shepherd”) to music in an exquisite piece of art that incorporates voice, orchestra and vivid musical imagery. This commentary is the first of two on Rutter's piece. Part 1 focuses on the [...]

John Rutter’s Glorious Psalm 23 – Part 2: The Sheep

2020-11-26T00:52:21+00:00May 15th, 2020|BEAUTY, God & Jesus Christ, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

The Sheep English choirmaster, John Rutter, established the Cambridge Singers in the early 1980s for the purpose of producing musical recordings. They have been amazingly prolific with nearly forty albums in their vast repertoire. In The Lord is My Shepherd we hear a mixed choir of men’s and women’s voices intertwining effortlessly with the [...]

Not Just Any Old Codex

2020-11-24T19:08:48+00:00May 14th, 2020|Church & Sacraments, Scripture, TRUTH|

What is a “codex”, you ask? Good question. In simplest terms, it’s a book. Hold on! That is true, but it doesn’t quite explain the full reality of an ancient codex, precisely when we're talking about the famous Codex Sinaiticus, which has special significance for those of us who read the Bible. (When you [...]

The Power and the Glory of Ezekiel’s Cherubim

2020-11-24T19:12:09+00:00May 14th, 2020|Angels, BEAUTY, Scripture|

Only divine artistry can fully craft the unearthly magnificence of an angel. Human words will never be sufficient to describe their beauty and grandeur. All attempts, through imagery, arts, and language, fall short of depicting these glorious beings in all their splendor, although we must try. There is more to an angel than meets [...]

Ultimate Trust in God

2020-11-24T19:19:25+00:00May 14th, 2020|Faith & Mysticism, TRUTH|

One day in a big city, the managers of a supermarket looked at their profit-loss sheets and discovered that they were losing business to their local competitors. They knew they had to figure out some way to generate more interest in the store and increase sales. They settled on the idea of holding a [...]

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