A couple weeks ago, I had to write a sports paper. So I read a chapter of a book on sports writing, but then I also read the next chapter: humor writing. With both of those influences being tossed around my mind, this paper emerged. As soon as I told my sister Carrie about it, … Continue reading Ultimate Satire
"In fact, according to the Torah, almost everything is purified with blood; indeed, without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins." Hebrews 9:22 CJB I often forget that it should have been my blood shed upon the cross. But my blood couldn't have atoned for my sin, because I am not a spotless lamb, … Continue reading The Shedding of Perfect Blood
I like music. I do not like tags... Usually. BUT THIS LOOKS FUN.
I like thought-provoking science fiction movies -- the ones that require you to wrestle with the plot lines, premises, and conclusions for hours after the movie ends. Tom Cruise's Oblivion and Edge of Tomorrow exemplify this genre, as do Ender's Game, Deja Vu, and Interstellar. However, Arrival stands out to me as one of the best I've ever seen.
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I just read a really, really, really good post called Faith and Doubt (and how they coexist) at Rethink. You should go read it. Then you can read my thoughts on it. It starts off with a great hook: I’d bet that at some point every person has had some doubts about their faith. But … Continue reading Doubting Doubts Gives Us Faith
It always feels good to receive good things, doesn't it? Help with some hard things, hugs, money, wise counsel, birthday presents, etc. are all exciting things to get. But have you ever experienced the joy of giving those things? Giving someone money isn't always the easiest thing financially, but seeing their joy when they are able … Continue reading Giving vs Getting