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Who But Our God Can Us Befriend

As I have commented on before, my favorite Amy Grant album was one that she has largely disowned, “Behind The Eyes.”  Recorded during a particularly tough period in her life, namely her divorce, the album features a lot of melancholy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Is Stronger Than Death

Love Is Stronger Than Death, by Peter Kreeft This is, so far, my favorite book by this author by far.  In many ways the book reminds of me efforts by C.S. Lewis (the Four Loves [1]) and Henri Nouwen (Return … Continue reading

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This Mortal Coil

Occasionally I like to read about the goings on of odd creatures. For a variety of reasons, I tend to be especially fond of beings that are a bit eccentric and unusual in a harmless and generally cute way. One … Continue reading

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A Smile Is All You Need

For reasons that are deeply personal, I do not tend to like either eating or reading alone, even though many people seem to enjoy doing both activities without anyone else being around. As it happened, today, after my errands were … Continue reading

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I Destroy My Enemies By Making Them My Friends

When I was recently in Tacoma, there was an interesting quote on the wall of the school where we were meeting for services and for the dance. This quote was attributed to Abraham Lincoln, and it accurately reflects his desire … Continue reading

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Don’t Be The Stupid Wildebeest

When I lived in Los Angeles, one of the inside jokes I had with a group of friends was about stupid wildebeests. No one thinks of wildebeests as particularly bright animals but they are like many herd animals in that … Continue reading

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All Together In One Place

Yesterday night was the first dinner club meeting in this year’s cycle [1], and I managed to eat with people I knew, but only one of the couples I ate with was one I had eaten out with before. As … Continue reading

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Maybe This Is My Heart And Maybe It Is Yours

My sleep is often troubled by deeply symbolic dreams. I suppose with all of the trouble that comes in life, I consider it particularly unjust that I should not even have peace in my sleep. This past week, at Spokesmen’s … Continue reading

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Never Befriend A Blogger

This morning, before I went off to work, I was reading some stories about Sony’s recent leak scandal [1] and found one of great personal interest to me as a blogger. Apparently, until a few months ago, the husband of … Continue reading

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Conversations In The Setting Of The Future

One of the more interesting aspects of today’s sermon was the fact that the sermon speaker considered one of the main aspects of prophecy to be conversations in the setting of the future. Being the sort of person who thinks … Continue reading

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