It’s that time again! In case you’re new to the blog, I’ve made a resolution to record a song every month and release it here for your pleasure. For March, I present to you “Lonesome Gods”! For a while I tried to make a song out of every current book I read. Needless to say, […]Read more "Song: Lonesome Gods"
Full disclosure: I am friends with the author of the book I am reflecting on today. The older I get, the more I try to see what the Bible really says about a topic. I try stripping away pre-conceived notions or popular opinions to get at a more balanced view. Sometimes the common reading is […]Read more "What to Do with a ‘Surplus’"
This is a continuation on a series of reflection posts on Matthew 1-4. To see the previous entry, please click here (it might be a good refresher to read again even if you caught it the first time). Everyone tries to put Jesus into a box. Conservatives, liberals, heretics, heathens, atheists, agnostics, and true believers […]Read more "The Baptist and the Christ"
This is another post in an on-going series. The previous one was back in December and can be viewed here. Everyone warns you about the “terrible twos”. It’s the butt of many jokes from older parents and grandparents and the nightmare of those experiencing it. You would expect those fearsome twos to begin when the […]Read more "Parental Perspective: Full of Fire"
Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Master of Ballantrae is mostly a Scottish family drama with a helping of swashbuckling adventure thrown in for good measure. It details the internal conflict of the Durie family as two brothers butt heads for their father’s approval and respect within the household. The older brother, James, is less reliable but more […]Read more "The Family Conflict of ‘The Master of Ballantrae’"