Don’t be fooled  by easy puzzles

Don’t be fooled by easy puzzles

Sometimes I think I’m wasting my time doing these puzzles, especially the sudoku ones. I mean, once you have filled in the numbers 1 through 9 in each one of the nine blocks, you have learned what? It’s a process that sometimes challenges me, especially the Friday and Saturday ones graded “evil,” but when they’re done, they’re done. What have I really learned? Putting numbers in the right spot?

Building on Christ’s weakness

Building on Christ’s weakness

As I write in my electronic notebook today, it’s 20 days before Christmas. That in and of itself is good news. December 25 is like a rock in the midst of a waterfall. It’s like a dinner table filled with delectable dishes standing in a snow-filled yard. It’s like an unmovable signpost surrounded by howling storm winds. December 25 is God’s appointment date with a fallen world.