Gospel of Mark Week: 13-Tax Man

MARK 2:13-14 Thinking of how we feel about the IRS, we can understand why Matthew was not well liked. Then add on the facts we see below, which is that tax collectors could line their own pockets with whatever they could get away with … well, I feel the crowd’s astonishment when Jesus calls Matthew [Read More...]

Gospel of Mark Week: 12-Leprosy

MARK 1:40-45 I am so used to thinking of Jesus healing lepers that I really have never given a second thought as to just what leprosy is … except that I knew there is (or used to be?) a leper colony on Hawaii and eventually bits of you would fall off. Here we have the [Read More...]

Dickens, Melville, Paradise Lost and … Ricardo Montalban’s chest!

“From Hell’s heart I stab at thee…” Yes, we watched The Wrath of Khan (Star Trek II). All so glorious that we just keep talking and talking at A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast. With guest Heather Hutchinson Ordover from Craft/Lit and Just the Books podcasts. [Read more...]


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