Monthly Archives: September 2008

Knowing God

From Arthur McGill’s Suffering: “In the Christian world today almost no one talks about God himself. Christians are preoccupied instead either with God’s acts — with the things that he gives us and the moral demands he makes on us, with Jesus whom he sent and the church that he created — or with the …

Remember

What can be said that has not already been spoken of this day when 3,226 people were killed or wounded by Islamic terrorists on U.S. soil? Being people, many of these poor souls were probably very good, and some very bad. Some behaved heroically, perhaps for the only time in their lives cut short. Some …

Turn it Off

I confess I don’t know exactly what all those early-morning shoppers in my local grocery wanted to hear coming over the store’s loudspeakers, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t Aerosmith’s vulgar rendition of “Come Together.” I can’t quite put my finger on it, but there’s something wrong with how we allow ourselves to be regularly assailed …