Monthly Archives: February 2015

eagle’s flight – The Road Ahead – 2/19/15

I’m in a period of underemployment currently, working as a contract writer doing performance reviews of network switches. These 3rd party reviews are used by marketing departments to let people know how “my switch is better than your switch”.  And … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – Sabbath walking – 2/4/15

At the urging of my cousin, I read Walter Brueggemann’s book: “Sabbath as Resistance”.

[ Brueggemann, Walter (2014-01-31). “Sabbath as Resistance”, Westminster John Knox Press. Kindle Edition. ]

And it struck a strong chord with me as I have been given to pray that generosity replace greed in and around me. The book looks at the 4th of the 10 Commandments in the Old Testament scriptures, and sees the Sabbath as demonstrating the restful nature of God and the provisioning for peaceable community. This is in contrast to the competitive, “more, more, more” and “never enough” environment we live in today.

And I also noted that greed is considered an idol, a false god in the scriptures. Continue reading

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