• Eat, Drink and Enjoy Your Job, Eccl. 2:24

    line art drawing of carpe diem. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) “A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,  for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment”( NIV Eccl 2:24-25)? I straggled into work at Franklin Academy. …[ read more ]

  • How Grammar Literate Are You?

    The punctuation mark comma (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Can you correctly answer the following? Check the Literator tab on the main page for the answers and your score. 1. The Oxford comma is on that is: a) used only in England  b) an optional comma strongly recommended before a conjunction c) joins two closely related sentences. 2. A comma …[ read more ]

  • Don’t Worry About the Morrow

        Matt 6:34 “Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes”( Matt 6:34, THE MESSAGE). early morning mist I goofed. I know, no …[ read more ]

  • Ecclesiastes 1:18–Knowledge=Sorrow

        Much learning earns you much trouble. The more you know, the more you hurt. Eccl 1:18 This verse confused me. I love knowledge. I believed you can never have too much. But then, I discovered, the hard way, the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know. Then you find yourself …[ read more ]

  • No Comparison: Lessons from Conference

    “Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others. 5 Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life“ (Gal 6:4-5 (from THE MESSAGE)) Fearless …[ read more ]