Holy Moses! What I love about the man is his meekness. Brought up in the royal household, but kills a man and runs for his life. Learns the name of God at the Burning Bush, but doesn’t flaunt it. Returns to court and steps up to the plate and leads God’s people even though he [Read More...]


What I love about Abraham is the child like quality of his faith. God calls him to leave his country and his people to go to a new land, so he up and goes. Mind you, he never gets to enter the land, and only ever gets a glimpse of it, and wanders for the [Read More...]

Going Down

In London the world’s super rich are digging deep for more leisure space. I guess it’s a good idea. They can get used to going down below, and if the leisure space has a sauna they can get used to the heat as well. [Read more...]

The Royal Portal

The Royal Portal at Chartres Cathedral. See Christ enthroned in eternal majesty. See him supported by the mystical winged beasts who are the gospel writers. See him surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, the patriarchs and prophets, the apostles and martyrs. This great image: a vast icon in stone reveals and conceals Christ [Read More...]


When faced with such inexplicable splendor, any Christian must stop and ask, “What is this about? Why did someone take such trouble, go to such expense and make such sacrifices to create a temple such as this?” The simple Protestant may well protest and say, “But this is money that could be spent on the [Read More...]

Beauty and Liberation

“If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful and great. No! Only in this friendship are the doors of life opened wide. Only in this friendship is the great potential of human existence truly revealed. Only in this friendship do we experience beatuty and [Read More...]