In the summer of 2014 I produced a play I had written, and it received two reviews in the local press. One was the best review of my career as a self-producing playwright. The other was one of the most malicious reviews of any play which I've ever read. It was, in fact, so harsh, … Continue reading Dying to Myself
A few years ago I wrote a monologue for Good Friday, performed at my church, in which Judas muses over what's it's been like to be Judas. All the while he's fashioning a noose for himself, because, as we all know, he did hang himself. And boy was his face red! It's easy to dehumanize … Continue reading Lambs Leading Lambs
I keep getting flak from atheists. Granted, I am a Christian, and Christians have been known to antagonize atheists from time to time. But I'm not out to antagonize anyone. I don't make it my business to change the hearts and minds of the atheists of the world. Typically my beliefs are challenged out of … Continue reading Truth, Proof, Evidence, Faith, and Belief
A couple years ago when I attended the Passover Seder at my parents' home, I was struck by two of the rituals which are incorporated into that celebration, the blessings over the bread and the wine. These are known, respectively, as the HaMotzi and the HaGafen, and, while not limited to Passover, are integral to … Continue reading Passover Communion
My goal here is to simply explain, to those who may be interested, the process by which I decided which God to place my faith in.