Posts from February 2015

A Different Kind of Peace

Peter Kreeft, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and a Christian, makes the claim that the strongest weapon in the world is sanctity. There is nothing that can defeat it. Kreeft goes on to write: It may sound strange to some people to speak of sanctity in connection with warfare, even spiritual warfare. Many “religious […]

Jesus Trek 14 – Two Masters

JT walked along the road for a few days until he saw a lot of activity on the outskirts of the town. It looked like many people were working in the field harvesting on one side of the road. There were many people there ranging in age from children to the aged. He stood and watched. There was a line next to a man with a wagon. As the line moved up, the man checked the basket that each person held, and then gave them money. Then that person rushed back to the field and began picking again. As he got closer he saw that many types of vegetables is what they were picking.


The World’s Worst Prison

One of the most escape-proof prisons in the world was Alcatraz. From 1933 to 1963 it served as an American Federal Prison and during that time 26 prisoners tried to escape but only 5 succeeded. Constructing Our Own Alcatraz Surrounded by the cold waters of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz boasted high walls, double-lock doors, guards […]

Wise Guy, Eh?

Wisdom in a Golf Shot Harvey Penick was the golf coach at the University of Texas from 1931 to 1963 and the golf mentor for some of the truly great golf professionals of all-time. These golfers include Ben Crenshaw, Tom Kite, Kathy Whitworth, Betsy Rawls and Mickey Wright. They returned to Penick even after years […]

Jesus Trek 13 – The Lazy Trio

As JT walked along the coast he came up on a fishing village. It looked as if there had been quite a storm recently. Most of the fishing shacks had damaged roofs on them. There were quite a few men and boys working diligently to fix them. All of them were under repair except for one.

Damaged fishing shack

In front of that one there were three men sitting playing dice with money in the middle between them. They seemed totally unconcerned about the damage around them.