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Does God Play Trick or Treat?

October is of course most notable for the celebration of Halloween. And the phrase most associated with Halloween is certainly the words: “trick or treat!” Now we are all familiar with the Halloween practice of children wearing costumes and going from door to door in neighborhoods. As they proceed from house to house, children yell “trick or treat” when a door is opened to ask for treats, with the implied threat of playing tricks on…

Private Choices Are Not So Private

Did you know that there are entities that are tracking your daily social media activities? Yep, that’s right! All the information you share about you, including meta-data and contextual information you may not even be aware of, provides more than enough information to allow advertisers to track you and hackers to take advantage of your online identity. The New York Times recently released (7-5-18) an expose on the data mining techniques or the tracking capabilities…

Which Way Do I Go?

In the Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry’s novel Jayber Crow, Berry has his novel’s namesake character, Jayber, talk about the quiet work of God’s guidance in our lives: “Often I have not known where I was going until I was already there. I have had my share of desires and goals, but my life has come to me or I have gone to it mainly by way of mistakes and surprises. Often, I have…

Patriotic American Christians

A dairy farm and creamery in Fredon Township, New Jersey named Windy Brow Farms announced in April their newest flavor of ice cream: Taylor Ham, which tastes like a favorite New Jersey delicacy—pork rolls. Being born and raised in Texas, I had never heard of a pork roll, but apparently a pork roll is a pork-based processed meat, originating and commonly available in New Jersey and other Northeastern states. Having said that, this new-flavored, frozen…

A Gracious Response

Recently I was reading about three American, female college students living abroad in Florence, Italy, who accidentally started a fire in their apartment after purchasing pasta from a local market and then attempting to cook it without any water. Yes, you heard right. Without water! Now, as many of you already know, about the only thing I can cook is my own goose. But I…even I…know that water is necessary for cooking pasta. The young…