Covid catches up with me

I woke up a couple of weeks ago feeling pretty lousy, and learned the next day I had covid. It has knocked me on my vaccinated tail, and 2 weeks out, I'm still finding my way back to the land of living. Watching enthusiastic and energetic football fans on my TV screen these past couple…

The Three Temptations of Jesus (Guess What? They’re Ours, Too.)

Recently, I have been thinking about Jesus' temptation in the wilderness as he began his ministry. As you may recall, Jesus is tempted by Satan in three ways: turn bread into stones; jump from the temple; bow down to the Prince of Darkness. We learn a lot about Jesus in this encounter -- about his…