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  • Burns Flat Cross
    Tom's top ten or so Proverbs
    Read Proverbs 1-31Not too many people get excited about reading the Proverbs. Some come away scratching their heads thinking they read the same thing in seven or eight or nine different chapters.That’s probably because they did read the same...
  • The skeptic
    I'll take FOOLS for $800, Alex
    Read Proverbs 26:1-12The similitudes of Solomon continue through the 26th chapter. This chapter addresses four main areas: Fools, Sluggards, Meddlers and Gossips, and finally those governed by lies and malice.These sound like they should be...
  • April Fool's Day-Golden Mean
    Chicago golfers are April fools
    April Fool’s Day (April 1) is the year’s, second most, prankish day. (The first, most prankish day is Halloween.) April 1, 2013 will arrive. Chicago’s golfers will golf. Chicago’s golfers will be April fools if they:If they...
  • Wisdom is a lady
    Wisdom personified
    Read Proverbs 1:20-33Knowledge and wisdom begin with the fear of the Lord.Wisdom, especially that learned from our parents, adorns us like fine jewelry.Only fools would not desire wisdom.The beginnings of the Proverbs have some literary tools in...
  • “Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody.” ~ Former Republican Congressman Dick Armey
    Why do 1 in 10 Americans suffer fools?
    “For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.” ~ The Apostle Paul, writing in II Corinthians 11:19Who are the fools in the House and Senate who’ve managed to bring down Congress’ approval rating to a record...
  • 12:01 May 22nd, 2011
    To err is… Harold Camping (May 22nd, 2011)
    “Those prophets are prophesying lies while claiming my authority! I did not send them. I did not commission them. I did not speak to them. They are prophesying to these people false visions, worthless predictions, and the delusions of their...