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I am currently studying the calamitous road toward Nicea, and I recognize several patterns in one of the texts I am reading. The Nicean Crede was a corrupted view of God and the heavens, that we currently associate with apostasy.   909 more words

Learning By Faith

A couple of anecdotes about Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology

Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology is definitely the most iconic textbook in clinical neurology. The preface to the 9th edition (authored by Ropper and Samuels) contains a couple of nice anecdotes. 79 more words



Death? Think about it and it feels rather strange. I don’t worry about the aftermath, why should I? I’m dead, aren’t I! But I do have an aging fear of the moment when I meet it. 128 more words


George Formby himself couldn't prepare you for this.

“Now it’s a job that just suits me
A window cleaner you would be
If you can see what I can see
When I’m cleanin’ windows”

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The Gathering

I brought out my magic cards

hoping that we could play a match

not realizing


for me

this simple act

was a way to relive happier times, 21 more words

A Glimpse

Things I knew about Sean: He has dated an acquaintance in my homeroom since middle school.  She was a very talented singer.  I’ve always thought that she shined brighter than him, as mean as the thought is.   682 more words


Red Skelton

In 1951, Red Skelton and a party of friends flew to Europe, where Skelton was to appear at the London Palladium. As they were flying over the Swiss Alps, three of the airplane’s engines failed. 83 more words