Monthly Archives: January 2014

Going Off-line Briefly

I’m going off-line for a bit. Everything’s fine! Advertisements

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The Difference Between Ethics, Lawfulness and Doing Good

Just because something’s legal doesn’t make it right. Just because everyone else approves doesn’t make it good. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Ethics and Law Judges not only have to follow the law; we have to be … Continue reading

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Wasting Time My Way

I see nothing wrong with frittering away my time. I like fritters.

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The Funnest Game Our Kids Ever Played!

Keep or Toss When our kids were little they accumulated tons of things without even trying. Toys, books, games. Twigs, rocks, shells. Drawings, crafts, things that defied categorization. So my wife invented the game “Keep or Toss”. The rules are simple. … Continue reading

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Few Words, Gigantic Grace

[I have a guest post at Cara Meredith’s blog be, mama. be today, part of her series on the theme “Nothing is small, in fact …”. Here is the opening. Click on over to read the rest, and to find … Continue reading

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The Work of the Heavens

This greeted me on my commute last week: Sunrise on the way to work? No, the moon rising to see me safely home. When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set … Continue reading

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My Birthday Celebration Time!

Today is my birthday, and while some people think I might feel like this I’m actually in quite a good mood and have a birthday joke for you: Forget about the past, you can’t change it. Forget about the future, … Continue reading

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You Mean To Say The Bible Means Whatever You Say It Means?

[This is the third post in a series on Bible meaning and meaninglessness. Follow these links for parts one and two. ] Contrary to popular belief, the Bible is not open to just any interpretation. Who would believe it does? … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: How To Get Your Point Across

This happens in my courtroom sometimes and I end up thinking, “Yes, I get your point. I got it the first time you said it, and the second, and the third, and … .” But what I say is, “Interesting point. Is … Continue reading

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Incomparable Joy – a quote from another world

In Perelandra, C.S. Lewis writes of what joy is like in a world that knows no sin: Every joy is beyond all others. The fruit we are eating is always the best fruit of all. This is what I expect … Continue reading

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