Category Archive: a fresh look at jesus

Classic Brennan Manning…

…with a touch of cool.

Chocolat: the village and the film

Recently with some friends, I drove about 3 hours away to Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, the beautiful, little medieval village where the movie Chocolat was filmed. (If you are driving from Paris to Lyon, it makes… Continue reading


As part of leading a group in playing “cache cache” in the Jardin de Luxembourg this week, I found myself looking at a piece of paper that gave me the following challenge: “Find… Continue reading

Great sign

I don’t really want to get into politics here on this blog…but I do like this sign.

Anger / Resentment / Forgiveness

I would like to share with you a few paragraphs from the book that Sanan and I are reading, The Spirituality of Imperfection…. The memory of things past is indeed a worm that… Continue reading

The Fox and the Tiger

A man walking through the forest saw a fox that had lost its legs, and he wondered how it lived. Then he saw a tiger come up with game in its mouth. The… Continue reading

So we did Christmas – but what did it mean?

I hope you had a nice Christmas celebration, I did. But now it is the day after and I sit on my couch, coffee in hand, wrapped in my blue/green robe and I… Continue reading

Pursuit of the Singular Answer

Classic Pete Rollins

Thoughts on 9/11 protests

I must admit that I’m disappointed in those protesting the mosque that is to be built near the WTC site, especially the Christians who are riding this wave of anger toward Muslims.(I’m not… Continue reading

Henri Nouwen on Leadership

While at my daughters house I picked up this little book, In the Name of Jesus by Henri Nouwen and read it one morning. He gives insight into what he learned from his… Continue reading

Reflection / / / Rant on the Kingdom

The following is my reflection or rant on Mark 1:15. Many have used this verse to develop a healthier view of the message which Jesus preached "the kingdom of God". I have used… Continue reading

John ch02

John chapter 2 has basically 2 contrasting stories….the first being the really cool event of Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding party and the second being Jesus all bent out of… Continue reading

Reading through John again – ch01

Today, I’m starting another read through of the book of John. I want to take a fresh look at Jesus. I know what everyone has told me about him in Sunday School through… Continue reading