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In Memoriam – Cecil the Lion

I imagine if you were to lay Homo sapiens out upon the anthropological slab and dissect him as a species you would come up with a number of anomalies. 651 more words


Grade school was a demonic period of depression and early academic failure. I knew mockery, because I was unable to keep up with most course work. 171 more words


Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Growing up, I had a running battle with pimples (or is it acne?). Long after they should have left me alone, those guys stuck around to make a mess of what would have been my smooth, innocent face. 199 more words


Sermon Redux – Part 16 of Life at the Crossroads – “Love Without Training Wheels” – 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

The great challenge of this passage for me is that it is the passage of Scripture that I preached my first sermon on in 1985 to a crowd of five people.  518 more words


Reunion, Release

I’ve noticed something cool about being single this summer. I used to always blather about everything that came to my mind, filling nearly all the dead space with my compulsive desire to share. 2,057 more words

The Book of James – Part 2 – Testing Your Faith – Part 4 (Chapter 1:12-18)

James 1:12-18:

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

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The Problem Of Evil

Rabyd Philosophy - The Book of Rabyd 2:7 - "Deserve Victory"

Terry Goodkind’s Wizard’s Eighth Rule – Deserve Victory.  Now on the surface this seems like an odd rule.  There is really nothing in it that provides commentary to what it means so it is one of those things that you have to meditate on for a bit.  253 more words