Category Archives: spirituality

St. Valentine’s Revolution

Of all American holidays, none seems to receive a wider spectrum of observation than Valentine’s Day. Some people dread it, some people forget about it, and some people plan for months in anticipation of it. Very few are complacent about … Continue reading

Posted in culture, spirituality

Bridezilla of Christ

I’ve had weddings on the brain lately. Mainly, because four couple-friends of mine recently asked me to marry them. But also because two new bridal shops just opened on the same block as the print shop where I work (in … Continue reading

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Dogma

I’ll admit to being way behind on this one, but I just saw the 1999 film Dogma for the first time last night, 11 years after the Catholic League boycotted it, and 10 years after the controversy was completely forgotten … Continue reading

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Don’t Call the Pot Black

Special interest groups are throwing around millions of dollars of secret money to drag each others’ candidates through the mud. But California might LEGALIZE POT! Probably the most interesting issue of the upcoming election is marijuana. It’s just a shame … Continue reading

Posted in culture, politics, spirituality | 15 Comments

How to be a Follower

We’re all lost. It’s just that some of us know who to follow. I remember hearing a story about a lady who got caught trying to drive through a blinding snowstorm. She didn’t want to pull off the road and … Continue reading

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Happiness x Infinity + 1

Last night I moderated a discussion group called Theology at the Albatross, and the topic was the Afterlife. My first question was, “If you could pick your own afterlife, what would it be like?” The answer to a question like … Continue reading

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Prayer and the Art of Margarita Pizza

Thursday night Christina and I split a Margarita Pizza with David Gilmour. No, not the lead singer of Pink Floyd, the other David Gilmour; our new point man with our District, out of Omaha. Our old point man (Church Multiplication Director) was just elected District Superintendent, so this pizza was our little meet-and-greet with the new guy. (Speaking of which… go to South Avenue Pizza and order the Margarita. Go now.) Continue reading

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