I Understand All Too Well

Mark Twain reportedly said, “It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me. It’s the parts that I do understand.” One such understandable story is found in Matthew 9:9: “As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth....

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In With the Old

I turned 60 last year, so I can really identify with these quips about the New Year: -Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.  -Santa Claus and the dropping of the ball on Times Square have a...

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Grow Up

Meet Stanley the Baby Man. In his thirties, Stanley acts normally in the real world, but reverts to diapers and “jammies” when at home. He sleeps in a crib, sucks on a pacifier and has himself spoon-fed by a motherly woman as he sits in a man-sized highchair. Most of us view this...

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