One of my favorite stories of a political figure is of Jimmy Carter, who said, yes, I’ve sinned. I’ve looked on a lot of women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times. This is something that God recognizes I will do–and I have done it–and God forgives me for it. We know […]
This weekend I drove a 2006 Toyota Prius into a ditch. The snow began falling around 11:00. About an inch inch lay on the road, atop ice. The first few flakes had melted and frozen, or perhaps a drizzle of rain had come before the snow. I wasn’t entirely aware of the conditions before setting […]
How many others in this party scene need a social lubricant?
I didn’t hit publish on my latest until after midnight, so it looks like I missed two days, not one. I could fudge the record by back-dating posts, but I’d rather not. Instead those gaps in the calendar stand as an example, assuming I continue writing. Everyone stumbles and falls. Some get up and keep […]
The most satisfying work I’ve done has been sweeping an empty room, turning off the lights, and closing the door. Because the work was done. Had come to an end. Fin. Entropy reduced to zero. Having small children and other creatures living with me, it rarely happens that a task is completely done. There’s one […]