The desire for the old wine

Luke 5:36–39 (NIV) 36 He told them this parable: “No one tears a piece out of a new garment to patch an old one. Otherwise, they will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old. 37 And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wineContinue reading “The desire for the old wine”

“Why did you help me?”

“Land” is a movie focusing on a woman in grief. Robin Wright plays a woman who has suffered a deep loss, but we don’t know why. In her grief she moves away from the city she knew and buys a remote cabin in the mountains of Wyoming without any wilderness experience. The cabin is completelyContinue reading ““Why did you help me?””

Walking into the New Year

As I was preparing this post and then started to post, I put my title in first. I almost wrote: “Walking WITH PURPOSE into the New Year.” (Well, not all caps, but those were the words I chose to delete.) It’s not that “with purpose” is a bad idea. It’s a bad idea to walkContinue reading “Walking into the New Year”

42 — Incredible Movie, Baseball Fan or Not

My wife and I were able to see a screening of “42,” a movie about Jackie Robinson breaking into the major leagues in 1947. Being a huge fan of baseball, and watching Ken Burns’ “Baseball” series from PBS every year, and having read somewhat extensively on Jackie Robinson, this movies still had some nice surprisesContinue reading “42 — Incredible Movie, Baseball Fan or Not”