Category Archives: Books

Case for Christ posts in order

Having checked all over my settings and not finding a way to make posts show up in the order they were posted, when you click on a tag (or category, for that matter), I’m putting links in this post, in … Continue reading

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“The Last Juror”

John Grisham is laughing at me, saying “haha, I fooled you! I really should have called it The Last ________” (see last line of the book). Because I had the murderer all figured out, but kept thinking “No, it can’t … Continue reading

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Going on a Mission

The garden work has begun! Finally those dead plant stems have been cut away, to reveal new growth underneath–in two stone-crop type plants in our garden. Plus, the Forsythia has little buds, as well as the Linden. The crocuses are … Continue reading

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Entering Into Communion

K, lets see how quickly we can do this post, before having to get ready for the Good Friday service! And Nanny and Pappy are coming today! But but… it was a fairly long chapter this time, and we felt … Continue reading

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With Burning Hearts, chapter III

"Inviting the Stranger" The notes for today though excellent, are very short, so no cut needed. And since we forgot to think of a chorus for today, maybe one will come to us by the end of this post! We … Continue reading

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Discerning the Presence

"You have been staring at an obstacle not willing to consider that the obstacle was put there to show you the right path. You have been complaining about your losses, not realizing that these losses are there to enable you … Continue reading

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Mourning Our Losses

OK, Holy Week means extra posts are allowed! This is to begin notes on a short book study: "With Burning Hearts" by Henri Nouwen. It’s about applying the Eucharist (Communion) to everyday life, and Nouwen uses "The Road to Emmaus" … Continue reading

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last notes

The final chapter in The Jesus Way presents two other ways that Jesus could have chosen (Peterson ingeniously presents a way and a counter-way in each of these chapters):  the way of Josephus, and the way of the Zealots.  He … Continue reading

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the church IS a building?

The next chapter in The Jesus Way talks about two other Ways that Jesus could have chosen:  the way of Caiaphas, and the way of the Essenes.  Caiaphas was a Sadducee, and we found it interesting to learn the difference … Continue reading

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more notes

(Shhhh! Don’t say anything about “photos”!  I’m trying to get The Mom to take her mind OFF of them for a change!)Now, continuing with our notes… The first chapter also looks at the way of the Pharisees.  We learned something … Continue reading

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