Elementary

The Brew Is A Musing

Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.” (Matthew 11:25–26, NIV 1984). 

My Musings – It’s funny, some of the things you remember from your childhood.  On Sunday afternoons, a local (Chicago) television station alternated airing old detective movie series that we always watched as a family.  One week it would be an old Charlie Chan movie (starring either Warner Oland or Sidney Toler — neither were Chinese), the next week an old Sherlock Holmes movie (starring Basil Rathbone –he really was an Englishman).  Charlie Chan always had his clever Chinese proverbs.  And, without fail, upon solving the crime, Sherlock Holmes would say to an astonished Dr. Watson (played by Nigel Bruce), “elementary, my dear Watson.”  Interestingly enough, a quote from the…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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