Posts Tagged ‘meaning’

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 – [...]


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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