Reading While the Wind Blows

We did some reading during the storm and the dark nights following. Friday night reflection: Ps. 107. Throughout the weekend I read this to my wife and daughter: Eric Kreye and Norma Youngberg, Under the Blood Banner (I e-mailed Eric to thank him for keeping us company!). And for my own reading, Woodrow Whidden’s new…

Vatican Sponsors One-Sided Conference

The Vatican has whole-heartedly embraced Darwinian evolution. Further evidence of this comes in a CNS story which tells us that a forthcoming Vatican conference on evolution will exclude creationists and even those evolutionists who speak of intelligent design. Jesuit Father Marc Leclerc, a philosophy professor at the Gregorian, told Catholic News Service Sept. 16 that…

“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”

And I’ve been having plenty of conversations with my neighbors about fences and other things. We all lost a piece, it seems, and the way it works in our HOA is that you are responsible for the section that faces your property. I had about a six foot section that blew down, but of course…

FEMA Fumbles … Local Government to the Rescue

FEMA fumbled horribly yesterday. It couldn’t get its supply trucks out of Reliant Park. PODs (Points of Distribution) in area neighborhoods opened late, with partial supplies. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Houston Mayor Bill White took a look–and took matters into their own hands. Emmett was at Reliant all last night dispatching trucks, to…