Last summer I did a study with some other believers on the fruit of the spirit: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. We tried to break all of those down individually and discuss them. But as always, there is still more to learn tomorrow than what you’ve gleaned today.
I recently red an article in The Atlantic about one precept: Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self.
“Oppression doesn’t disappear just because you decided not to teach us that chapter.”
I decided to write this post reflecting on the first July 4th celebration since the government officially recognized Juneteenth.
I’ve been following Clint Smith for some time now, after his Crash Course video series popped up on my YouTube feed at the same time that I read an article about him in Poets & Writers.
Hi folks. The blog is taking a break this week in honor of vacation. Also Juneteenth, I guess.
While at the beach I read Blackwood by Michael Farris Smith. You should too.
If they make a movie it should star Norman Reedus. That’s all I got to say.
Recently I read Brad and Kristi Montague’s new book Circles.
Then I went and read Ralph Waldo Emerson’s old essay, also called “Circles.”
I decided to review them both by making a compare/contrast chart. I couldn’t figure out how to make it a circle, so it’s going to be a rectangle, okay?
Well folks, it looks like, depending on where you live, your mask may be coming off for good here pretty soon.
To celebrate the wearing of our masks and the removing of the masks, I want to hear from you.
We’re taking a poll. At the end of the day, when you leave your place of work or wherever else you go, how do you remove your mask?
Here’s your choices:
How do you remove your mask?
a) Like a doctor who just got out of a failed surgery on Grey’s Anatomy
b) Like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible
c) Like Kylo Ren, hissy fit and all
d) Like an astronaut after the capsule re-pressurized
e) Hannibal Lecter style
Morning, folks! Would you like to know today’s Food Allergy Horoscope? Well I’ve provided it for you, courtesy of Weekly Humorist, who agreed to publish it.
Podcast much? If you’re a fan of podcasts already, or if you have time to spend listening to music and want to try something else out, I previously shared 6 podcasts you should check out. Well, today here’s 3 more: Continue reading
Did you happen to know that C.S. Lewis, author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, and the Chronicles of Narnia series, wrote an outer space trilogy? Because a lot of people don’t. Continue reading
The following is a surprise guest post from an anonymous friend of mine on the subject of Makin’ Music at Freed-Hardeman University:
So this happened recently. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s worst biographer blocked two VeggieTales character on Twitter. It’s hard to get more petty than that.