“Some of this is a generational thing. After all, my peers and I were among the first ones to experience grade inflation, where we got A’s for excavating our feelings and ‘doing our best’ at calculus. We were among the first to be programmed for self-esteem, as we learned that having a pulse made us… Continue reading Quotes from Just Do Something.
Sometimes I listen to the Christian radio station on my way to and from work. Lately, they have been playing this song called Never Too Far Gone by Jordan Feliz. I don’t really like the song overall but if you take the lyrics out of context, it’s rather creepy: “There’s no distance too far that… Continue reading Creepy? Song.
I will not judge you. I will not condemn you. I will not be jealous of you. I will not boast or brag about myself. I will not shame or humiliate you. I will not be easily angered at you. I will not bring up all your past failures. I will forgive you. I will be patient with… Continue reading Commanded To Love.
If you listen to Christian music, you can probably think of at least one song that mentions fire. On my way to work one day, the radio station played two songs in a row that talk about fire and it made me laugh. It’s funny because they don’t mean fire in a literal way, the… Continue reading Christian Songs for the Pyromaniac.
“After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning,… Continue reading He said he would rise. And he did.
“Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, ‘We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to… Continue reading He said he would die. And he did.
I started out thinking about how I have expectations for certain places. If I go to a grocery store, I expect there to be food for me to buy. If I go to a library, I expect to see books that I can borrow. When my expectations are met, things go smoothly. If my expectations… Continue reading Open Church.