Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2012«

Monday Letter on Tuesday

March 27, 2012


Dear Monday, there just were not enough hours in the day yesterday to do everything that needed done. So, here I am, a day late and a dollar short. Dear Mosquito’s, thou art enough to drive a man crazy. As I sat and watched a whole gaggle of you dance in my headlights this morning I […]

Slouching Towards Your Gilboa, Part Two

March 23, 2012


…Saul’s Call, A Humble Man – Part One… Slouching Towards Your Gilboah Part Two of Eight Saul’s Victory – A Confident Man I Samuel 11:5-7, 11-15 5 And, behold, Saul came after the herd out of the field; and Saul said, What aileth the people that they weep? And they told him the tidings of […]

Why. Can’t. We. Win?

March 22, 2012


Have you ever wondered why the US seems to be incapable of winning a war anymore? I have. I mean, we are involved in enough it seems. We have been involved in eleven ‘major’ armed conflicts since, and including our armed inception. Revolutionary War. War of 1812. Mexican-American War. American Civil War. Spanish-American War. World […]

March 20, 2012


Originally posted on The Daily Post:
A reader responded to my post about irregular verbs last week to express confusion about when to use “awake” and when to use “wake” (and their various past-tense forms). Well, she’s not alone. I’ve done some dictionary diving and was daunted by the prospect of explaining it all, as…

Monday Letter

March 19, 2012


Dear Heather, how will you ever teach our kids grammar? I am a fairly competent adult and you made no sense to me. Dear loweshomedepotwalmart, seriously? No reasonably priced smokers? You all made me go to Academy, I get into trouble in Academy. Dear brand new weed eater, please start easier. You make me consider the efficiency of […]

The Oxen and the Butchers

March 18, 2012


The oxen once upon a time sought to destroy the Butchers, who practiced a trade destructive to their race. They assembled on a certain day to carry out their purpose, and sharpened their horns for the contest. But one of them who was exceedingly old (for many a field had he plowed) thus spoke: “These […]

Slouching towards your Gilboa, Part One

March 16, 2012


Slouching Towards Your Gilboa Part One of Eight I Samuel 31:1-7 We have the sad story of Saul contained in the book of I Samuel. Depending upon your level and amount of bible reading the entire story of Saul may not be one that you would read in just one sitting, considering that it encompasses about twenty […]