Category Archives: Highway to Heaven

Where Is the Missing Dollar?

I was recently watching the Highway to Heaven episode “It’s a Dog’s Life.”  Near the beginning of that episode, Jonathan gives Mark a mathematical riddle.  The riddle has shown up in other places than that Highway to Heaven episode.  As … Continue reading

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Reinventing Richard Nixon 5

On page 126 of Reinventing Richard Nixon: A Cultural History of an American Obsession, Daniel Frick states: “In the first months of 1991, when the United States led a UN coalition of forces to free Kuwait from an invading Iraqi … Continue reading

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William Windom

I just learned that actor William Windom passed on last week. Of course, he’s known as Commodore Decker on the Star Trek episode, “The Doomsday Machine”.  That’s one of my Dad’s favorite episodes (we called it “the tube one”), but … Continue reading

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Margie Impert in Magnum, P.I.

I’m a Highway to Heaven fan.  I watched it regularly when I was a kid coming home from school, and I own the first three seasons as an adult.  (Unfortunately, A&E only released the first three seasons.) One character I’ve … Continue reading

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Abiding and Answered Prayer

At church this morning, the theme was prayer.  The pastor was commenting on John 15:7, which states (in the KJV): “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall … Continue reading

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When God Gives the “Stuff”

I was watching the pilot to Highway to Heaven last night, while studying, of course. Something has confused me on a lot of episodes. Jonathan (the angel, played by Michael Landon) has said on more than one occasion that God … Continue reading

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Leslie Nielsen

I just read that actor Leslie Nielsen has passed away. This is ironic, for a few days ago I watched the Highway to Heaven episode in which he played a corrupt rich man who got shot. Jonathan and Mark show … Continue reading

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Father Murphy: In God’s Arms

I’ve been watching Father Murphy, a show in the 1980’s that was created by Michael Landon. The following episode is entitled “In God’s Arms”, and it is my favorite episode thus far. It’s about a priest named Joe, who loses … Continue reading

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Inspiration from the West Wing, Highway to Heaven, and John Adams

My blog posts this week have been rather perfunctory, largely because I’m tired when I come home from work!  But, believe it or not, I have been inspired by some things this week.  Here are three things that I saw … Continue reading

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Judging; James Troesch Marathon; Fluent Prayers?; Written Prophecies; Macho Brand; Parallelism; Moishe Rosen

1. William P. Young, The Shack, page 203: “Is that why we like law so much—to give us some control?” asked Mack. “It is much worse than that,” resumed Sarayu.  “It grants you the power to judge others and feel … Continue reading

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