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Trash or Treasure?

September 19th, 2011 Comments off

I have a new article that is this week’s featured essay in Cardus’s online Comment magazine. Comment is a great magazine full of thoughtful content all the time, and I am very blessed to have had the opportunity to participate. Their tagline is “public theology for the common good.” My article is “Trash or Treasure – [...]

Perfection

September 17th, 2011 Comments off

The Ghost of Gigagiggles Past (7 of 7)

September 9th, 2011 Comments off

Calling originally posted June 3, 2009 You live on the shore of a country where the wind is rare. To pass the time, you build a boat. The project is preposterous, and your friends are quick to tell you so. There is no wind. You make yourself busy with the work of the day, and [...]

The Ghost of Gigagiggles Past (2 of 7)

September 4th, 2011 Comments off

Timequake - originally posted August 14, 2005 I’ve always liked Kurt Vonnegut’s writing style.  Absurd situations punctuated with moments of poignancy – his stories match my experience.  Life is bizarre, inscrutable and occassionally, momentarily, incredibly beautiful. In Timequake, speaking in his own voice, Vonnegut tells of a real conversation he had with his dying ex-wife:

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