But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. [1 Peter 2:9] A couple of weeks ago, I was saddened to learn of the death of Albert J. Raboteau.Continue reading “A CHOSEN PEOPLE”

Blind By Choice

Then Jesus said to [Bartimaeus], “What do you want me to do for you?” The blind man said to him, “My teacher, let me see again.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your faith has made you well.” Immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the way. [Mark 10:51-52] The Gospels are replete with stories ofContinue reading “Blind By Choice”


Accept your share of suffering like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. Nobody who serves in the military gets tied up with civilian matters, so that they can please the one who recruited them. [2 Timothy 2:3-4 Common English Bible] The words of the Apostle Paul’s second letter to Timothy echoed in my mind yesterday morningContinue reading “THE MAN IN THE ARENA”