Archive for March, 2008

Monday, March 31st, 2008


Y’know, I just realized that I missed LOST last week.  I am going to a local church support group on the Thursday nights (yes, the same night as my current favorite show).  Now you know I’m dedicated if I’m willing miss LOST!  It does help that one can watch missed episodes on the ABC website.  […]

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Monday, March 31st, 2008


One moment in time, I could slip and fall, Off the edge of the world, Into the abyss, Will you catch me?? Roller coasters never ending At the apogee again, I’m going to be sick, Bile lurching in my throat, I can’t take this. But here you are again, Companion, tried and true, Always riding with […]

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Saturday, March 29th, 2008


I had Lasik surgery on my eyes yesterday.  I was pretty nervous going in.  And for a short time during the surgery you actually become blind.  It was pretty trippy.  But never fear!  I am fine.  And remarkably I can see without glasses!  That is astounding!!!! Sadly, my church officially ends tomorrow.  I’ve seen this […]

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Friday, March 21st, 2008

Not my will

Today is good Friday. And death figures prominently in this day’s memories. Well, and like it or not, death figures prominently in the Christian faith. We are told, for example that we must die to ourselves. That those who die to themselves are the ones who will live. We must pick up our crosses and […]

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Friday, March 21st, 2008

Sole criterion

Just came from reading a blog post by Alan Hirsch who wrote the following thoughts as Easter approaches: As we come to Easter, we are reminded of the absolute place that Jesus has over our minds, hearts, lives, and imaginations. Listen to the ever-worshipful Lesslie Newbigin here: That which is disclosed in Jesus Christ is […]

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Monday, March 17th, 2008

Beannachtai na Féile Pádraig!

The above title is Irish Gaelic meaning:  Happy Saint Patrick’s Day.  And as you may know, Patrick is one of my all time favorite heroes!  Yes, even more than Bat Man!  Even better, Patrick was real!  And his life serves as a wonderful example of a life of sacrifice, of love, and courage, and of selfless […]

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Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Holy kiss

I gave a dollar to a homeless guy yesterday while waiting at a red light.  And he did something I’ve never experienced before.  He took my hand that was extended out of the window and kissed and it and said with emotion “God bless you, Brother!”.  And I was overcome with emotion as well.  The […]

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Sunday, March 9th, 2008

He'll show up

I woke up this morning and remembered that day light savings took effect today. Spring forward and all that. A loss of one hour. It’s a reminder to me that all time is indeed precious. Every day…in deed…every moment we have is a gift. And so I receive it as such. Some years ago, the […]

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Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Radio Fire

Gosh, it’s been nearly a full week since I’ve posted last. Went to church tonight and helped out at a youth event. A local band named Radio Fire was playing. They were pretty good! What was amazing is that they played 80s alt type music. They looked like they stepped out of a time machine […]

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Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Misfit heroes

  I’ve always had a fondness for the misfit heroes.  I guess that’s why I’ve always liked the X-men (in the image above), the Inhumans, and more recently, DC’s Doom Patrol.  And it is so very interesting that all of these characters arose of the Silver Age of comics.  I find the commentary of the culture in the US at time to […]

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