Monthly Archives: July 2014

Appreciating Friday – a haiku

Friday afternoons Lead to Saturday mornings – What could be better? ***

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Is The Cross of Christ Even Necessary?

[From the archives.] *** Language – Go Figure Language can be literal and language can be figurative. But all language is an analog. It stands for something else. The word “apple” is not itself an apple. The word “love” is … Continue reading

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Jesus Doesn’t Run Over Kittens

A long line of cars followed as I turned off the freeway. I imagine many of the drivers were, like me, just wanting to get home after a day at work. Turning left, there wasn’t much time for the cars … Continue reading

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I Wished For A Dragon

My fourth grade class took a field trip into Chinatown. Our guide was well-suited for a bunch of nine year olds, starting off by telling us to keep our eyes peeled for a dragon. Not any old dragon, of course. … Continue reading

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Actually, I want to be religious … very, very religious

People like to proclaim they aren’t religious. Like these folks: Person 1: I’m spiritual, but I’m not religious. This person might like the idea of being spiritual but they don’t want the trappings of religion, all those rules and having to subscribe … Continue reading

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Women are Needy, Fearful and Full of Feelings? Good Thing Men Are Around!

There are a pair of blog posts over at Reformed Baptist Fellowship styled as catechisms, one for Christian wives and the other for Christian husbands. They aren’t really catechisms, but more lists of advice. There are glimmers of helpfulness in them, … Continue reading

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Caffeinated Reading – as explained by C.S. Lewis

Words to live by. And read by. You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis

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Odd Man Out: why a man reads women’s blogs

[From the archives, originally a guest post for Anne Bogel, aka Modern Mrs. Darcy, who invited me to write about my tendency to read and comment at blogs written by women. As tempted as I was to reply “Hey someone’s … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Flippancy – a dangerous dalliance

A friend once told me that puns were the lowest form of humor. It was just after I’d told him one. I think he’s wrong, and apparently I’m right because C.S. Lewis has identified the worst of humor –  or … Continue reading

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Why Women Can’t Trust Men

And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you … Continue reading

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