The Fog

Cutting through the fog — James as law and gospel

Every November I think of my Dad. He died in a November, aged 86. I had a warm relationship with him all my adult life. Few people influenced me more. Just after his 86th birthday (2004) I asked him a point blank question and received, for the first time, a straight up answer. Me: “What […]


Wise words, saving words James 3

All religions and moral systems recognize the power of words for good for ill.  When Solomon wrote, Death and life are in the power of the tongue, he was saying what the school of the wise in other cultures would also have affirmed. Words reveal the heart and they shape the heart.  Movements are launched […]