After the drama of Yeshua’s birth and his family’s escape to Egypt, Matthew skips ahead to the baptism by John, when Yeshua was an adult. Here, we get another prophecy, foretelling John’s ministry. For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, “The voice of one crying in the … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Matthew, Baptism and Temptation
The Infancy Narrative Though scholars largely agree that the first written Gospel was Mark, the Christian New Testament starts with Matthew. This is most likely due to Matthew’s inclusion of an infancy narrative and a genealogy. Otherwise, Matthew’s Gospel starts with Jesus beginning his ministry as an adult just as Mark’s does. This leaves a … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Matthew, Part 1
Nelms Cabot was awakened by the phone beside his bed ringing. He checked the clock to find it was mid-afternoon, rolled over and answered. “To whom am I speaking?” the officious voice on the phone said. “This is Nelms, who’s this?” “Are you related to Nelson Cabot?” “That’s my name. It’s also my uncle’s name.” … Continue reading Office Politics, Nelms
© Copyright 2021, G. M. Lupo Margot Henson has had enough. She's grown tired of trying to warn her fellow residents of the threat posed by the crazy lady who keeps stealing people’s welcome mats and lawn ornaments — Minh, Zack calls her. She’s ready to take the matter into her own hands. She stations … Continue reading Dunkirk Estates, Hammer Time
4 May 2016: I had no idea how prophetic this graphic would be. This pumpkin head would have been a better president, though.
5 March 2016: Suwanee, Georgia. When I was a child, bullying wasn’t just commonplace, it was actually encouraged. I knew quite a few adults who viewed bullying and corporal punishment as reliable motivational strategies. Some even had fond memories of being bullied and beaten as kids. I recall once, in elementary school, right in front … Continue reading Bullies
During her junior year of high school, Genevieve wrote the winning essay for a career day presentation about Bickering Plummet and was chosen to deliver it at the ceremony to honor Bickering’s president, Clayton Bickering. He was there to award the school a STEM grant. The essay focused on Bickering’s global presence and philanthropic endeavors. … Continue reading Kin Worthy, Genevieve & Bickering
8 August 2019: Federal Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia. 8 August 2019: Federal Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia. 8 August 2019: Federal Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia. 8 August 2019: Federal Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia.
A request for reviews for Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction and Words Words Words. A number of copies of Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction and Words Words Words were sold during 2020. If you purchased one, or otherwise acquired a review copy, please consider submitting a review to Amazon and/or Goodreads or other review sites. Reviews help to get … Continue reading Review Reconstruction & Words
Too much has been and will be written about 2020, insuring that we’ll never stop hearing about it. It’s easy to focus on the many failures this year, the callous disregard those in power have shown toward the rest of us, the many lives needlessly disrupted, and the anger and frustration it has all caused. … Continue reading Here’s to Better Days