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Literal or Lateral, and What's the Difference?

There were several moments throughout my first year of studying advertising and branding when I stopped and wondered, why must I strive to make great, iconic, thought-provoking ads if 80% of advertising material out there is just blatant and straight-forward? 271 more words

Writing

Window of Revelation by Penny Chavers

Have you ever had a dream that included a window in it?  If you have, it means that God is revealing something to you.  Dreams are mostly symbolic — not literal.  231 more words

Blog

Coming, Going, and Out in Droves

What is a drove, and why do people come out in them? If you didn’t know any better, the way the word is used might lead you to think it’s a kind of conveyance (“ 1,045 more words

Words

tip of the day #0389

“Yes Lee,” said Gary exasperated. “When I said don’t shit on your own doorstep I was speaking metaphorically, that’s correct.”

“Right, so,” replied Lee.

Gary held the bridge of his nose between his thumb and pointy finger. 43 more words

Tip Of The Day

Bible Translations and Hermeneutics

It’s become almost a rite of passage to engage in the “translation” debate on which Bible translation is the best. Often, the dignity of a translation rests upon the loudest voices, or salvation through the survey, or “whatever is being handed out for free” at the local church. 2,483 more words

Hermeneutics

How We Read the Bible: And How the Pros Do It

It has been my intention in this series thus far to flood you with information, to show you all the different approaches to the question How do we read the Bible? 1,348 more words

Religion

You can stand under my umbrella (aka back to school!)

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning brown on the pavement outside the window where I’m chugging coffee and typing. The weather feels like it has taken a turn for the windier and my sandals have been firmly packed away for another year. 1,042 more words

Autism Challenges