Forget the Memories

Almost all of us remember the theme song that Bob Hope used throughout most of his career, it was actually entitled Thanks for the Memories. Unfortunately, what theologians call memories can be some of the most significant distractions to our daily prayer life. “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.” (Isaiah 43:18)  In theology, the term memory does […]

What To Dump For a Better Life

We’ve got a dumpster coming today for some household cleanup, an October cleaning of sorts to purge the house of many things—old broken but non-antique furniture, a basketball hoop that has seen better days, wet carpet pulled up from a home improvement project, and a wooden swing that served us well for many summers but is now warped and falling […]