COVET NOT YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

So there we were in the car driving home. I was mentally shuffling the heap of miscellaneous stuff that passes for my brain and trying to remember all ten of the commandments.   Why? Because I thought I should know them. They are supposedly the basis of all moral law, right? Why don't I know them? Why aren't they … Continue reading COVET NOT YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

JEALOUSY: GOOD FOR GOD, BAD FOR NEIGHBORS

We were in the car driving home and I was trying to remember all ten of the commandments. No special reason. I just thought I should know them, what with all the fuss about them all over our landscape. In theory at least, they are the basis of law. So how come I don't know them off the top of my … Continue reading JEALOUSY: GOOD FOR GOD, BAD FOR NEIGHBORS

DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

So there we were in the car driving home on a lovely spring day . I was mentally shuffling that the heap of miscellaneous stuff that passed for my brain, trying to remember all ten of the commandments. Why? Because I thought I should know them. They are supposedly the basis of all moral law, right? Why don't I know them? … Continue reading DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

MONEY CAN’T BUY IT

I don't envy much. I've never needed the best house, the fastest car. Fashion doesn't tempt me and success for me has always meant having enough. Spare would be nice, but enough will do. I don't need popularity. A really good friend and some companionable other acquaintances is more than sufficient. But you, over there? … Continue reading MONEY CAN’T BUY IT