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A Fear of Gravity

It has often been remarked that most people are only one or two steps away from insanity—and the rest of them are already there. The Cheshire Cat famously stated, “We’re all mad here,” and I don’t think he was just talking about the residents of Wonderland. 894 more words

Personal Reflections

Breathing again

I’ve just got back from a week in a tent with the family.

If I’m honest I was a bit dubious about being under canvas but the hubster pretty much grew up in a tent being a scout and was so excited to introduce the kids to the idea that I felt mean not running with it. 418 more words

General Musings

Doubt, faith and the beauty of "unexplanation"

I recently reread Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller. The first time I read it was in high school. I had been exploring questions of faith and religion, and one of my friends loaned it to me. 1,174 more words

American Literature

The Shadow of Death

Be Comforted in Him

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,

I will fear no evil for You are with me; 793 more words


From the author of Blue Like Jazz

I no longer take the culture of the church as seriously as I did.  I don’t fear their judgment.  I don’t take their praise seriously.  The church is a very, very good earthly organization that almost exists as a “para church” organization alongside Jesus’ bride (even I would have to read that last sentence twice). 

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Christian Living

Too Many Books?

Alrighty then. I haven’t really posted in a long time and I have two simple reasons why: I’ve been busy and I haven’t had any clue what to blog about. 314 more words

Books And Loves

…to be in a relationship with God is to be loved purely and furiously. So a person who thinks himself unlovable cannot be in a relationship with God because he can’t accept who God is- a Being that is Love.

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