Have you ever missed a train, missed a ride, or missed out on your teams come-from-behind victory? It's not a good feeling! I'm beginning to feel the same way about "missing church."
In this week's edition of The Cutting Room floor I take a look at the often troubling phrase in the Apostles' Creed: "I believe in the Holy Catholic Church."
Music in church . . . it can be a touchy subject. Some want the old hymns. Some appreciate the old lyrics put to a new beat. Others resonate with "contemporary," a form of words and music that is totally contextual to our day.
I am just finishing the book, The Power of Communication by Helio Fred Garcia. Garcia has opened my eyes to the power of metaphor. A metaphor is a "word that stands in for something much broader than its literal meaning."
Wednesday was a bad day! It was a bad day because I still had the crud . . . that body-aching, head-splitting, sinus-clogging, throat-hacking crud. You've been there, right?