Archive for August, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Too long

Man, I haven’t blogged in forever!  The boys are back in school and they are excited about it.  A big challenge to our family is the discovery that Deb will probably have to have surgery soon.  It’s not life threatening but it is serious. And I am very concerned about her.  On a positive note, […]

No Comments » - Posted in Main by

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Dodged a bullet?

It appears that the coast of Texas may be spared from the Hurricane Dean.  But it is not yet past.  And it is definitely going to hit Mexico.  Keep praying!

1 Comment » - Posted in Main by

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Billy and Jesus

Read the following fascinating quote from from former Smashing Pumpkins front man, Billy Corgan: source: Chris Ahrens, Risen Magazine (Vol. 3, Issue 4- Nov-Dec 2004), p. 47. Risen: How would you describe God? Billy Corgan: Well, I don’t think they’re kidding around when they talk about infinite and omnipotent and… Risen: Creator? Billy Corgan: Sure, I […]

4 Comments » - Posted in Main by

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Heroic poems

He who would write heroic poems should make his whole life a heroic poem. – Thomas Carlyle, Life of Schiller  Got that quote from Ben Avery, who wrote a very nice editorial on the power of story and myth that ulitmately points to Christ.  These are arduous times, may Christ be your hero….the subject and center of […]

1 Comment » - Posted in Main by

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Dean

Looks like hurricane Dean may be headed for Texas if it remain on its current path.  It’s gone from a level 2 to a level 4 hurricane.  I’m not sure what that means, but it can’t be good.  Please, brothers and sisters, be praying for all of those who have and will be in the path of this […]

No Comments » - Posted in Main by

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Grace plus nothing re-mix

Last Sunday in church, Mica gave us all a wonderful reminder that God’s grace is all sufficient. That it really is not at all about what we do. We cannot hope to earn any of God’s love. Salvation (which I believe is present and being worked out daily) is truly a gift. You don’t pay […]

No Comments » - Posted in Main by

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

No juices

Sorry about the lack of posting lately.  Yes, I know….I suck.  C’mon creative juices flow.  FLOW I say unto you!

2 Comments » - Posted in Main by

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Surfing for Christ in Oz

   So yesterday I was watching a documentary about Australia on TV.  Well, at the very end of the episode there was a brief highlighting about a growing surfing movement in Oz.  It spoke of Christian Surfers that are gaining in popularity and numbers across the beaches of Oz. The spot itself was, as I […]

No Comments » - Posted in Main by