March 16, 2013 by wally metts 0 Comments
Is modern agribusiness with its abuses of labor, animals, and health a form of idolatry? Perhaps. But pride in our food sources or esthetic can be idolatry too.
March 7, 2013 by wally metts 4 Comments
Even the devout often give thanks with no consideration to the rain, the soil, the farmer, the process, or even the taste. There is no awe of the miracle, especially if it comes in a box.
March 3, 2013 by wally metts 13 Comments
This begins a series on the ethics of food: how to pray over it, think about it and choose it, all without judging your neighbor or violating your conscience.
February 21, 2013 by wally metts 3 Comments
We have a picture in our head, someone tells us the exact steps to take, and the result isn’t quite what we imagined. We turned down the heat too soon, or we stirred the eggs too long.
February 19, 2013 by wally metts 1 Comment
Marriage is a covenant, not a compromise between drapes and blinds, or white walls and eggplant colored throws. It is not about the art; it’s about the heart.
January 3, 2013 by wally metts 1 Comment
There are two extremes to be avoided. Don’t be an abusive and aggressive husband who says no for the sake of saying no. And don’t be a disengaged, passive husband who can’t say no at all.
November 21, 2012 by wally metts 5 Comments
This was an unexpected but unavoidable expense. But it seems like the cupola belongs there, a symbol that some things need not change.
September 25, 2012 by wally metts 3 Comments
There is a Holy Ghost Explosion in the Plaza with one of the summer music teams. I find this curious, since I have always assumed He came at a time and a place of His own choosing.
September 22, 2012 by wally metts 0 Comments
As long as we have lazy and indifferent fathers our sons will be happy to let their wives take care of things. And to take charge of things.
August 31, 2012 by wally metts 1 Comment
Narcissism goes back all the way to Adam and Eve who wanted to become gods, to have a glory all their own. This is the root of all human sin.
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