Love

Opting out of heaven

* You can buy the bumper sticker here Taking the previous post on God’s Kryptonite a step further. I’ve got two kids. Let’s say one of them becomes sinful and rebellious (which would just never happen). But hypothetically, let’s just say for whatever reason one of my daughters lives a selfish and faithless life. At […]

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One way ticket

It turns out traveling to Mars isn’t as difficult as it once seemed. The bulk of the challenge and expenses (~ 80 percent) of a trip to Mars is the safe return home of the astronauts.  For the first time scientists and space agencies are considering cutting this part of the equation out. Estimates are […]

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You’ve been given something

Minimalist Monday thought: You’ve been given something, you’re suppose to give away. (Note: I saved this image years ago and I’d credit it if I knew where it was from – please claim)

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Human Sacrifice

Continuing the theme for my last three posts, my thoughts keep landing on the words ‘human sacrifice’. There’s a few ways of looking at this. It’s human to sacrifice. The most glorious human stories that we’re in awe of whether in film or real life, involves sacrifice. Man dives into on-coming traffic to save a […]

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Why I like twilight

For those of you in shock, I read the entire series a couple years ago and have already confessed this secret sin of mine. One primary reason for my fascination has a lot to do with my previous post on denying the essence of who you are for those whom you love. An underlying storyline […]

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I would do anything for love…

A light one for minimalist monday. This is the original meatloaf version some of you may remember. I would do anything for love… but I won’t do that. What would ‘that‘ be for you?

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You are her first love

The Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters Group Blogging Project continues. Chapter 3 – You are her first love – is brought to you by author, designer, consultant, speaker, & adventurer (and everything else you ever wanted to be)  Chris Marsden. My girls are still young. The older two talk about boys occasionally, but more in the […]

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Sponsoring a child is not loving a child

I’m such a jerk. I’ve been sponsoring a child for the past couple years and after several handwritten letters to me, only today have I finally got around to emailing her back. It’s absolutely ridiculous. It’s easier for someone of my piddly income to fork over cash each month, than simply write a personal letter […]

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