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These Days

They say that as you get older, you don’t change so much as distill. A lot of the people I knew in high school just bore me these days. 987 more words

Nerd Rage

Boyd on Peter

Gregory Boyd from Divine Foreknowledge: Four Views:

23. Also at play in the betrayal narrative is that Peter had been clinging to a mistaken militant concept of the Messiah (see, e, g., Matt.

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Magical Thinking: Do X Get Y (Retro Week)

This week is Retro Week on my blog. I’m reposting stuff from the archives.

This is today’s repost, from 15th March:

One of my pet peeves is what I call “Magical Thinking”. 1,967 more words

Faith & Life

Literature as food, literally

I love descriptions of food in books. I’ve never been particularly good at describing food in the way other authors can. You know, where you can feel your mouth watering and your stomach starts to growl. 521 more words


The Silver Orb

The moon burns bright
Hung in the sky like a rotting fruit
Shriveled and torn
No flesh left to feed the poor
The World stands rent absent cause… 107 more words

My Poems

Resisting the slide of fatalism: dealing with all the bad news

I am a news junkie. It’s an addiction and no addiction is ever good. Right now that addiction is seriously interfering with work that I must get done. 741 more words


Fatalist No More

In my dreams, I envision a place,
Where we live without causing more harm
Where we don’t raise guns to raise the alarm
That something’s gone wrong… 213 more words