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June 2019

Communities and Wisdom Streams

MY FIVE COMMUNITIES AND WISDOM STREAMS 1.  Christian faith and biblical wisdom — I have enjoyed 35 years in two local congregations, the Disciples of Christ into which I maried, and the Presbyterian church in which I was raised as a fifth generation member.   I served both as a teacher, elder, pulpit search committee member, and chairmain of the Personnel committee.  I have taught at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, …Read More

What Might Healthy Drinking Look Like?

  ARE THERE HEALTHY WAYS TO DRINK ALCOHOL?   Researchers keep finding that those whose alcohol consumption is one glass of red wine most days, and only that, have a longer lifespan due to fewer heart problems.  I find that interesting. I wonder if it’s the little bit of wine that helps the heart, or maybe something else, or maybe both.  I imagine the people who can drink that way …Read More