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Definition of Love Part 2

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love… ” ‭‭Galatians‬ ‭5:22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Agape is the Greek word translated as love in Galatians 5:22 above. It is a difficult word to define, because humankind can only imitate it. Using the best lexicons to research “agape,” the word benevolence stood out for […]

Definition of Love Part 1

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love …, ‭‭Galatians‬ ‭5:22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ What sort of love is this? Does it come naturally? Of What Spirit is this a fruit? Who all encompasses the “one another” in the verses above? I will try to answer some of these questions in Part […]

Jonas, Not Jones

“Am I boring you, Mr. Jones?” Professor Magnus folds his arms across his chest and awaits a response. The twenty or so students of English 301 stare in the direction of the professor’s glare. “No sir.” Justin struggles to regain connection with his current surroundings only to find forty two […]

Dreamcast … or Not

A Twitter group I follow, #authorconfession, asked us to respond to this suggestion: “If your book became a movie, who would be your dream cat?” At first, I wasn’t going to respond, because I prefer my readers form their own visualization of the characters. Then, I thought readers could and […]

Have You Ever Seen a Green Diamond?

You may own a clear cut diamond or two. Chocolate diamonds are a fairly recent phenomenon, White diamonds have been around awhile. The term blood diamond is associated with Africa, I believe. But have you ever seen a green diamond? If you’re an American – North or Central -or a […]

Busted

Thought I’d confess. Sunday was not a great day for my March Madness Bracket. Three of the four NCAA Division I teams I had picked for the Final Four didn’t even make it to the Sweet Sixteen or Elite Eight, so they’re definitely not Final Four teams. Now, if that […]

March Madness Again

I am mad about March Madness. In case you live under a rock or on Satan’s Island, March madness is a field of 64 NCAA Men’s Basketball teams competing in a must win tournament. Round 1 starts today, March 15, 2018. I watch as many games as I can and […]