Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

This blog will be written from an orthodox Christian point of view. There may be some topic that is out of bounds, but at present I don't know what it will be. Politics is a part of life. Theology and philosophy are disciplines that we all participate in even if we don't think so. The Bible has a lot to say about economics. How about self defense? Is war ethical? Think of all the things that someone tells you we should not touch and let's give it a try. Everything that is a part of life should be an expression of worship.

Keep it courteous and be kind to those less blessed than you, but by all means don't worry about agreeing. We learn more when we get backed into a corner.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Opus 2013-85: On the Street: Surrounded by Ruts

We are such creatures of habit.  We get used to things and are unhappy when they change.  I was at my morning bread and coffee stop.  I ordered my usual.  I took my cup and went to get my coffee and life became unsettled.  Someone had decided to change the placement of the coffee urns.  No longer was the light roast on the left and the decaf next.  Now the decaf was on the left.  Why do people need to change things that don’t need changing?

Change means I need to think a little, at least until I get in a new rut.  I don’t have enough energy to think about things like which coffee urn do I want to use. 

How many ruts are you in?  I certainly have my share.  Some I establish because I am getting old and need routines to make sure I don’t forget something.  Those are important but why do I always follow the same route to the freeway?  Why do I arrange the mustard in the refrigerator in just a certain way?  Why do I face my shirts to the right?

I have enough problems without people changing the order of the coffee urns. 

homo unius libri


  1. I hope you make a speedy recovery! ;-)

  2. I am adjusting but I live in fear because what if they change them back after I adjust?

    Grace and peace.


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