Call Me ‘Time’ for Short …

Call Me ‘Time’ for Short …

“What is your name? Eloah (Hebrew), Allah (the Arabic sound-alike), or Jesus, the name above all names, or … ?”  “Call me Time for short.” “Father Time, can we talk?” “I’m listening.” “What’s happening? The world is under siege. Why? “The church! Your mission field is...
Armed for Battle …

Armed for Battle …

Explain to me why only those who are symptomatic of Covid-19 should be tested and not those who are asymptomatic? Will the test results help make you feel better? Frankly, most doctors don’t need diagnostics to know what to do if someone comes in feeling rotten;...
Patience! Sunshine Will Break Through …

Patience! Sunshine Will Break Through …

Be patient, sit still, and reflect. That’s the order of the day. Worse! Prepare to endure a long, hot summer and possibly a cold winter. And, it still might not be over. We still don’t understand what we don’t know. Nonetheless, we are created in God’s image and...
Stand Still! Take Charge with God …

Stand Still! Take Charge with God …

On that Monday, 25 January 1999, when Saint Pope John Paul II addressed the multitude inside the Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, he couldn’t have fathomed that, today, we’re all inside the belly of the beast, plagued by an ubiquitous pestilence; invisible to the naked...
Better Safe than Sorry

Better Safe than Sorry

Right now, an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. Share this message with everyone, everywhere, whether you know them or not. The foreseeable future looks rosy. We’ll figure it out. Our collective brain trust, on all four corners of this earth, has no...
A Test of Our Faith and Our Society

A Test of Our Faith and Our Society

Every day, I have conversations with people about the coronavirus. It seems everybody has a theory about the virus or how to treat it or how to avoid it. The news leads with the latest about the spread of the virus. Daily, it creeps closer to where I live and work. It...