Four things a man must learn to do, If he should make his life more secure. To think without confusion clearly, To love his fellow men sincerely, To act from pure motives only, To trust in God and heaven securely. I got this poem from John Wooden, legendary NCAA coach who would lead the UCLAContinue reading “Four things a man must learn to do”
It was a warm Thursday evening. The sun was high in the cloudless sky. The air was filled with the murmurings of cicadas and the singing of birds. A small bee colony hanged in the corner of the tiled roof where Matthew lived. He was young, but living alone. His house was small but servedContinue reading “The making of a story”
You have heard of sustainable houses and sustainable living but have you heard of sustainable stories?
When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree, They drove great nails through hands and feet, and made a Calvary; They crowned Him with a crown of thorns, red were His wounds and deep, For those were crude and cruel days, and human flesh was cheap. When Jesus came to Birmingham, theyContinue reading “We don’t care anymore”
In the convention of bringing something new to discussion, I would like to bring up something as old as civilization itself. Tradition is generally thought of as a fixed set of cultural rites, actions and relationships that pass on from one generation to the next, with a fixed power dynamic on those who create theContinue reading “The Necessity For Tradition To Transform”