All My Fears

Anthony W. Brooks Things must get worse before they can get better. I know that. But I refuse to be a useless bystander living out of a refrigerator box in the alley behind my local post office holding up a sign saying, “Alms for the poor…”. I much prefer the prayer of John Knox “GiveContinue reading “All My Fears”

A Practical Double Standard

Anthony W. Brooks For so much of my Christian walk I saw things one way. It was the way of a distinction that arose into my mind. We sometimes use this distinction in our social categories, but the two categories I used were that of sacred and secular. I am currently reading Till We HaveContinue reading “A Practical Double Standard”

The Virtuous Ivory Tower

Anthony W. Brooks I haven’t had an opportunity as of yet to smoke a cigar with brandy in hand and sit around and talk politics with the guys. That may be fun for some people but for me a good book and some Oreos are enough. Maybe it’s a lifestyle to look at the lowerContinue reading “The Virtuous Ivory Tower”

2020 as an Overflowing Toilet

Anthony W. Brooks Just as fodder for thought here, 9 months into the year and who could have predicted this year being this turbulent? An election year in the USA, a terrorist or two being reduced to pieces and smoke, a virus that was blown out of proportion, and still 4 months to go. Notwithstanding,Continue reading “2020 as an Overflowing Toilet”