Improbable Blessings

Just so we’re clear: Jesus’ opening words to his most famous sermon aren’t a cutesy catchphrase. Calling them the “Be-Attitudes” misses their point. “Beatitude” means “supreme blessedness, exalted happiness,” and by using this exclamation point of a word Jesus got the crowd’s attention right at the start of his Sermon on the Mount. I wonder … More Improbable Blessings

If You Don’t Like House Projects, Don’t Move the TV

I love Pinterest. The power of Pinterest is that it lets you feel you are a do-it-yourselfer merely by “pinning” and saving DIY projects. It’s a known fact that Step 1 of any project is saving the directions for it. Ok, I just made that up, but it feels true. I have pretty pictures of … More If You Don’t Like House Projects, Don’t Move the TV