Wednesday Word

June
28
2017

Wednesday Word: Discernment

Not every inclination which seems good to you should at once be obeyed; nor should every contrary emotion at once be avoided.

Thomas a'Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 3, Chapter 11

What...

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June
21
2017

Wednesday Word: Home

On Thursday of last week I received a call from my good friend Jane wanting to know if they could show up at the house a day early. They were scheduled to arrive about noon on Friday. One of my...

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June
14
2017

Wednesday Word: Perspective

My good friend Jane Schmoetzer, rector of All Saints in Richland, WA, is currently on a well-deserved sabbatical. She called me up one day while putting the details together and said, “How...

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June
7
2017

Wednesday Word: What's love got to do with it?

You shall not murder. – Ex. 20:13

“You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who...

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May
24
2017

Wednesday Word: Love

Love.

From the way we toss that word around you would think that every use is equal to every other use. It should be obvious that that's not the case. For instance, I love pie and triple chocolate...

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