Seen Any Burning Bushes Lately?

By Eugene C. Scott The desert had grown comfortable for Moses. After forty years of caring for Jethro’s sheep, he knew every bush and watering hole as well as he knew the seams and stitches of his old camel-hair robe. When he first arrived in Midian, a fugitive from...

Size Matters

By Eugene C. Scott Size matters. Especially to 12-year-old boys. That’s the year, 1969, I began to believe bigger was better. Every Friday night my best-friend Bruce and I would walk to a mall in our neighborhood to hang out. We always hoped there would be girls...

Solving Life's Problems through Slogans

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sm3OhpIMfU] We are enamored with slogans. If it can’t be said in three to seven words, seems it ain’t worth saying. Take for example the saying, “Everything happens for a reason.” This saying is usually...

How Isolation Kills and Intimacy Gives Life

By Eugene C. Scott Isolation The Illinois sky was painful, gray, close, oppressive. The few of us standing on the hill in the cemetery were all tucked into our coats and scarves against the winter wind. He, the man we were gathered around, was tucked against that same...