Isaiah 2:1-5Romans 13:8-14Matthew 24:36-44Everyone has a favorite. Some people cite Neville Shute's On the Beach, with its interminable wait for the poisonous radiation that has destroyed all life in the northern hemisphere to finally reach the beaches of Australia. Other people say it's definitely Stephen King's The Stand with its Anti-Christ who rules from Las … Continue reading The First Sunday of Advent Year A: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Jeremiah 23:1-6Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says the Lord. Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who shepherd my people: It is you who have scattered my flock, and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. So I will attend to … Continue reading Christ the King Sunday: Be Warned
I had breakfast this morning with one of South Carolina's leading liberals. Over coffee, oatmeal and pancakes at the Original Pancake House, we laughed in the way that people do at a wake, sadness tinging our jokes blue. She's not religious, not even spiritual, and believes that whatever bootstraps that our nation might have to … Continue reading A Hopey Changey Breakfast