John 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world."

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“The grace of God makes its appearance usually in the form of compassionate, one-way love from another person.” Paul Zahl

I like Ike!

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

–Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953

His love

“The slender capacity of man’s heart cannot comprehend the unfathomable depth and burning zeal of God’s love toward us.” Martin Luther

Say their names

FRONTLINE and our partners spent more than two years investigating thousands of documents and dozens of first-hand interviews to tell the stories of lives cut short.

The result is #Unresolved.

Tell it

I tell ya what: live in such a way that if you suddenly die, your family doesn’t discover stuff in your house that they can’t ask you about!

Sharon Hodde Miller

Wise guy

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for him. Prov 26:12


“I don’t understand everything in my heart.” Lt. Arthur Fancy precinct detective boss, NYPD Blue.

Jer 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Potential for cruelty

As pointed out by James Lee Burke

On the potential of the human soul.

The photographs of the inmates at Bergen-Belsen or Andersonville Prison or the bodies in the ditch at My Lai disturb us in a singular fashion because those instances of egregious human cruelty were committed for the most part by baptized Christians.


Exercise: Try to tweet criticisms of persons’ beliefs or actions without assuming you have the God-eye view and can know the motives of their hearts. (1 Sam 16:7) All my adult life I’ve sought to avoid this in my interactions. I admit I don’t always succeed. But we must try. Tim Keller

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