Prayer, Plain and Simple
March 2010 Archives

Eating chocolate Easter bunnies is good for the soul AND your heart. Research published today in the European Heart Journal shows that one small square of chocolate a day can lower blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease. […]

“God, frustrate Iran’s effort to build a nuclear weapon!” Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist, missing since last summer has defected to the U.S. and is assisting the CIA in its efforts to undermine Iran’s nuclear program. That is good […]

The “Christian Warriors” are not… NOT Christian… The nine members of this anti-government militia group charged Monday with conspiring to kill a law-enforcement officer in an effort to start a “war” against the U.S. government are NOT Jesus-Followers. Plain and […]

Physicists are looking for God… again. The Hadron Collider, the world’s largest, most powerful particle accelerator called went into action this morning. The drama is playing out – at this moment – inside a 17-mile tunnel on the border between […]

“Love your enemies,” Jesus said. But what does “love” mean in face of senseless violence? That’s the question pressed by the film “Amish Grace” aired last night on Lifetime Movie Network. The feature is based on the events of the […]

At least 37 people have died and were dozens wounded in two explosions that rocked the busy Moscow metro during rush hour this morning. The UK’s Telegraph quotes security sources that suicide bombers from Chechnya were responsible. God, have mercy! […]

Last night I had the weirdest dream. Somehow I was presented with the task of disposing of a dead body. I didn’t kill the person, but somehow it became my responsibility to bury them. In my dream I was utterly […]

The Eucharist Diet: I Wait  March 25, 2010 Day 84 Weight: 196 lbs Weight lost: -10 lbs A fitting song lyric by Kathryn Scott… Hungry hungry I come to You for I know You satisfy I am empty but I […]

Joe Mauer is a rich young man. My 12 year old son Michael and 16 year old son Matt and I all huddled around our computer on Monday night watching ESPN’s streaming broadcast of the Mauer new conference announcing his […]

Sometimes conversations come out of the blue to change our day, even our life perhaps. A moment ago I walked into Caribou Coffee expecting to sit quietly in the corner with a mug of dark roast and plan out my […]