November 27, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Thanksgiving.

What a challenging year it has been for our world. ISIS. Beheadings. More troops in Afghanistan. Ferguson. Immigration debates. And then there is the rest of life. More personal and closer to home. Missing my granddaughter, Caroline, and my children, … Continue reading

November 24, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Ferguson.

I am praying for Ferguson, Missouri tonight. Praying and trying to Take a Breath. It’s hard to understand how a young unarmed black man can engage in nothing more than a petty theft and end up dead on a street … Continue reading

November 24, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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A. Human. Issue.

The immigration debate is not a political issue. It’s a human issue. And just as Jesus taught that people are more important than theological beliefs, so people are also more important than policy. The people we’re talking about live in … Continue reading

November 12, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Praise. Philae.

Let us Take a Breath today and give praise to Philae, a spacecraft that for the first time in history has landed upon a comet. And let us praise scientists who labor and study and imagine ways of expanding our knowledge … Continue reading

November 1, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Rain.

It’s raining. Right now. As I write. Saturday morning. It’s raining in Los Angeles. It’s raining. And it’s beautiful. And quiet. And it smells like happiness. And it sounds like music. And all I can think about is a poem … Continue reading