With Me

“The Holy Bible is rated very highly by all the people who supposedly live by it but who in actuality have not read it.” — GQ GQ included The Bible in their “21 Books You Don’t have to Read” (#12). The reaction was what you would expect. Christian complaints of being marginalized. Even ostracized. It fit […]

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“For a long time I thought I’d never farted but then I realized farts and gas are the same thing.” – Phoebe I am reading a book with friends. It is fairly brief, but covers great swaths of Christian thought. My brain knows it knows a lot… but can’t remember where anything is filed. So […]

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Know You

When I was growing up we would play 20 Questions. Fairly simple premise, a person would think of something and the group would have 20 questions to figure it out. Almost always someone would ask, “Is it bigger than a bread box?” I suspect this question was handed down from an older generation. I had […]

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“All these people woke up at 6?!” — Phoebe’s stunned reaction, as she drove to school early for a field trip, at the road filled with cars. I suspect 6am makes everyone feel Phoebe’s statement. At early hours I tend toward morose rambling about the point of our lives.1 Probably because my body wishes I […]

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Lock Out

I read a Time Magazine article about a toddler in China playing with his mom’s phone. As we all know, type in the wrong passcode too many times and our iPhone locks up. What I did not know is that the time compounds with repeated attempts to unlock. This industrious two year old locked his […]

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We are often wandering the house calling our own phone. Meg had mine – asking the girls – asking me – if anyone had seen or taken her phone. Unfortunately our phones are always on silent vibrate (can’t have our ring tones sound during the sermon). So it is not just a listening game, but […]

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Last night at dinner Ezekiel took his egg roll. He carefully inserted one and then the other chopstick. Then the egg roll lifted off the table, with wings to fly, it raced across the sky. His little voice added the jet engines rocket (he knows more sound effects than words) and imagination took flight. It […]

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