Monthly Archives: December 2015

Mysterious Blessing

Was the Virgin Mary a narcissist? It might sound like it in verse 48 of the song she sings in our text for this Sunday, Luke 1:39-56, “Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed.” On the lips … Continue reading

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Mysterious Announcement

Beth and I always stay for credits and a possible “Easter egg” following a movie at the theater. The one I enjoyed most came at the end of, I believe, a Spiderman film several years ago. I probably have details … Continue reading

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Mysterious Mercy

I just learned about the “royal prerogative of mercy,” while following up on what is probably an apocryphal preacher’s story about Queen Elizabeth (the first) granting mercy to her would-be assassin. Even in present-day English monarchy and the members of … Continue reading

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