The idea of karma is what’s reflected in a parable Jesus told. Jesus’ story is this: The landowner planted a vineyard, leased it to some tenants, and left. When the harvest time came, he sent his people to collect the produce, but the tenants refused them and beat, killed, and…

One time two new dining room chairs showed up on our front porch. They came in a large box with a lot of packaging. The chairs were all wrapped up and one was stacked upside down on top of the other. In between the two chairs was a box —…

New York Times columnist David Brooks published a column on February 18 titled “A Nation of Weavers.” In it Brooks laments the social fragmentation we are experiencing in America today: “our lack of healthy connection to each other, our inability to see the full dignity of each other, and the…

Jayber, our 90-pound goldendoodle, woke me up in the middle of the night with a scared-sounding bark from the living room where he normally sleeps stretched out on the couch. I lay there half-awake for a few minutes trying to decide if I should get up and see what was…

I was sitting on the couch with my wife Jamie and my mom on a Sunday afternoon in December watching the Dallas Cowboys game, and suddenly I started getting phone calls. My dad and his wife Vickie had been involved in a car accident somewhere in Oklahoma. Jamie and I…

Our new house is right across the street from a Fort Worth ISD elementary school. A school is a busy place, it turns out. Starting early in the morning there are the sounds of food deliveries and dumpsters being emptied and teachers and maintenance and cafeteria workers arriving for their…

Brent Beasley

Working toward the goal that every child in Fort Worth, Texas has the opportunity to receive a quality public education. tellaboutit.blog

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