Peter exhorts us to remember… he devil walks around us like a roaring lion

Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Withstand him.  Be steadfast in your faith,knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings. 1 Peter 5:8-9 WEB

ex nihil, nihil fit

Ex nihilo, nihil fit, that nothing can come out of nothing. This is a popular line...that nothing can come out of nothing and so how does one explain creation?The skeptics argue that since the Law of Conservation of Matter, that nothing can come out of nothing but can only be transformed into another, that God … Continue reading ex nihil, nihil fit

The Prado acquires a Fran Angelico

The Virgin and Child with two Angels or The Virgin of the Pomegranate, Guido di Pietro, known as Fra Angelico.MADRID.- The Royal Board of Trustees of the Museo del Prado and with the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport, Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, also in attendance, approved the acquisition of The Virgin of the Pomegranate, … Continue reading The Prado acquires a Fran Angelico

Don’t Quit says Admiral Farragut

Damn the torpedoes -- Full speed ahead.Perhaps in the heat of the battle, he was channeling, this verse from Galatians vi:9                          9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. A. Naval Rear Admiral, War Between the … Continue reading Don’t Quit says Admiral Farragut

The guilt of lying

1 The Lord spoke to Moses: 2 "When someone sins and offends the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in regard to a deposit, a security, or a robbery; or defrauds his neighbor; 3 or finds something lost and lies about it; or swears falsely about any of the sinful things a person may do-4 once … Continue reading The guilt of lying

Guard me like an apple

6 I call on You, God, because You will answer me; listen closely to me; hear what I say.   7 Display the wonders of Your faithful love, Savior of all who seek refuge from those who rebel against Your right hand. 8 Guard me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow … Continue reading Guard me like an apple

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Lichtenberg on Starting out Right.

Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessing of heaven. — Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, scientist, 18th Cent.--------------------------------------Lichtenberg (July 1st 1742- February 24, 1799) was a trained scientist totally dedicated to the "experimental approach" in physics instead of the more traditional theoretical view and held a professorship solely dedicated to … Continue reading Lichtenberg on Starting out Right.

Alphadictionary: Sin

from alphadictionary: SINPronunciation: sinPart of Speech: NounMeaning: 1. A violation of religious principle. 2. Something regarded as utterly wrong, shameful, deplorable.Notes: Today's word may be used as a mass noun (no plural), as in, "Sin pervades the planet." It may also be used as a count noun, "God will forgive us all our sins."Don't confuse … Continue reading Alphadictionary: Sin