Haiku #9: Televangelists Share-A-Ride Campaign

Will they share a ride In their comfy private jets During the rapture? “I don’t know what Harold Camping had in mind when he predicted the end of the world, but Atheists are making up Christian jokes like there’s no tomorrow.” – Marc Perkel, Gilroy, Calif., Founder of the Church of Reality If I was a megadollar televangelist, … Continue reading Haiku #9: Televangelists Share-A-Ride Campaign

Haiku #8: Guns For Easter

Rising from his tomb Finding guns and painted eggs Tennessee Easter Tennessee is a permit-less carry State, which means that a permit is not required to carry a handgun, whether openly or concealed if the person is 21 years or older. The lawmakers are trying to change the law to include any firearm, including semi-automatic … Continue reading Haiku #8: Guns For Easter

Haiku #7: Dreams of Purple

In my Buddhist past A gecko jammin' Woodstock Jimi's purple haze I know that this haiku is somewhat random, but I get that way sometimes. I saw a cartoon meme on Facebook this morning that made me think of this outlandish poem. I was starting my second year in high school when I heard that … Continue reading Haiku #7: Dreams of Purple

Haiku #6: Mystical Eucharist

Water into wine Jesus' magical juice Bloody, bloody wine Turning water into wine at the Cana wedding is my favorite miracle. My second would be if he could turn water into an excellent dark-roasted coffee with a rich, bold flavor with deep notes of chocolate, caramel, and/or smokiness. One can only dream. The Gospel of … Continue reading Haiku #6: Mystical Eucharist

AI Says NO to Book Banning

I’ve been playing around a lot with ChatGPT over coffee this morning. It’s the newest craze in Artificial Intelligence. If you want to know more about ChatGPT, go here to watch a YouTube video. One of my favorite stories in the Old Testament is found in 1 Samuel 18:1-30. If you remember, this passage is … Continue reading AI Says NO to Book Banning

Google and ChatGPT Didn’t Know, Either!

A thought struck me as I was having coffee at Starbucks this morning. It's raining, and I love rainy days. But that wasn't what struck me. I wondered if raindrops could baptize one! Sounds crazy, doesn't it. If you're Christian and reading this, how were you baptized? I was a Methodist when I was baptized … Continue reading Google and ChatGPT Didn’t Know, Either!

Haiku #5: Dolphin Bay

This past week, my wife and I joined a small group of retreaters in Panama. More specifically, it was at Dolphin Blue Paradise on Isla San Cristobal. We had the perfect view of Dolphin Bay from our cabana, home to about 80 bottlenose dolphins.  If you look out into the bay for a period, they … Continue reading Haiku #5: Dolphin Bay

Haiku #4: The Extinction of Man

Man's progress will Soon cause its own extinction The circle of life Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans. Evo Morales Man can do … Continue reading Haiku #4: The Extinction of Man

War Is Over! If You Want It

I’m thinking about John Lennon and Ukraine over coffee this morning. “What in the world is he thinking about,” you’re probably saying right now? John Lennon (and Yoko) wrote a song called, So This Is Christmas. “So this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun…” As … Continue reading War Is Over! If You Want It

Losing My Religion

I once believed in my religion. My religion had many laws…    Commanded by God himself.    All chiseled into stone by His own hand. My religion said I only needed to Believe.    But Jesus said that we must love our enemies,    And to treat others how we would like to be treated. … Continue reading Losing My Religion

Haiku #3: The Boys of Bethlehem

Christmas is about Fancy trees and children's toys Not dead baby boys [See More Haiku at HaikuFromHell website.] I know that this is kind of a morbid question, but why do we not include the killing of the baby boys in the Christmas Pageant? Wouldn't it be more exciting and dramatic to include all parts … Continue reading Haiku #3: The Boys of Bethlehem

Ahhhh, It’s Christmastime Again!

While having my early morning coffee, two Christmas stories came to mind. Here’s a little something for you to investigate before Christmas. Don’t be shy! Get out those Bibles and do some reading! Don’t trust what I have to say! Ha! Christmas is one of the most celebrated events in Christianity and throughout the world. … Continue reading Ahhhh, It’s Christmastime Again!

Haiku #2: Innocense Ignored

Asleep in my arms I placed him gently, wiping Frost from his casket [See More Haiku at HaikuFromHell website.] You can Google why prayers go unanswered and get vast lists of why God may not have answered your prayer. But doesn’t he have to go against his Word if he doesn’t answer our prayers? Should one go … Continue reading Haiku #2: Innocense Ignored