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Suffering Makes Sense

Its been a month since the accident. Each day a new beginning, challenge and opportunity. What do I do with it?

While being hit by a car was never on my bucket list, it has provided me with a way to reach out to others who have experienced and are experiencing… 317 more words


Narrow Focus on the Middle of the Tale

“When you are in the middle of a story it isn’t a story at all, but only a confusion; a dark roaring, a blindness, a wreckage of shattered glass and splintered wood; like a house in a whirlwind, or else a boat crushed by the icebergs or swept over the rapids, and all aboard powerless to stop it. 238 more words


Dominus Historiae: Part III

Continuing my review of Jean Daniélou’s The Lord of History from here.

Daniélou has by this point given us a fairly extensive theology of history. 4,698 more words


An Open Letter To Those Who Continue To Try

I have been thinking for a long time now, as this blog remained post-less what my first post should be. In the process of thinking, I thought it would be a good idea to write about the achievement I wished to hold in my hands but the sad fact is I was unable to obtain such an achievement. 673 more words



When the going gets tough, which do you choose?

A wishbone or a backbone?

Strike a pose perfectly, perfect you.

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Personal Growth

How to Push On When It Seems Impossible

Sometimes, even right before it really begins, you know how the day is going to go. I look in the mirror early on a Monday morning, the bed-head looking more like a monster-head, and I look right into that water-splattered mirror. 851 more words

Wednesday's Ode #11

Today, I’d like to be headed toward what I am going to give tribute: the mountains! Oh, how I love the mountains! We live near the North Georgia Mountains, and every time I get near, every time I get even a glimpse of them, I have to take a couple of really deep breaths and just close my eyes and let everything else simply slip away. 257 more words