Category Archives: Theology

O that with yonder sacred throng…

So the other day I was craving caraway, like in the form of caraway rye bread. So finally when I got around to it, I went down to Devon Market, and bought some “Baltic Caraway Rye” bread. I ate it … Continue reading

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The End Where I…

Today I rode on a borrowed bike across the street I grew up on, to bike through the neighborhoods of my childhood to drop off fresh bread at Ghost’s house. That is what they call trippy. As the Script would … Continue reading

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Teleportation

Now, I understand that quantum physics is somewhat controversial. It renders at least one of two classical notions of physics “untenable: Distant events do not affect one other, and properties we wish to observe exist before our measurements. One of … Continue reading

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At the hand of the Master

My hand is more steady than an earthly surgeon’s knife My heart loves more deeply than any earthly father‘s My zeal burns more jealously than any earthy lover’s rage Child, why then do you fear?

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Happy New Year!

So it’s 2012, and the world hasn’t ended yet. I’ve done a lot of travelling this past year, and at some stage at a lunch party I said “I’m looking forward to not travelling anymore.” My friend Mitch pointed out … Continue reading

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Gift

“Basically, everyone is always living in a vague and more or less conscious hope of someday receiving something for which he had never dared ask…” – Paul Tournier But, nevertheless, every year, I’m plagued with people asking me for a … Continue reading

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The Elements

element (n): a component or constituent of a whole or one of the parts into which a whole may be resolved by analysis There was a great xkcd comic the other day, where Avatar, who can “bend” all four elements … Continue reading

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Igniting a what now?

So I’m taking this Perspectives class, which is pretty interesting, all things considered. And at class a few weeks ago they gave a magazine with this on the cover: I admit, the image of sheep on fire just doesn’t strike … Continue reading

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Shelter Me

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. – Psalm 46:1 Project 86 has a song called “Shelter Me Mercury,” in which the one and the only Andrew Schwab pleads “Shelter me // With sweet escape … Continue reading

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Because apparently I’m interested in this.

Awhile ago I gave a bunch of money to people so I could join the Linguistic Society of America. I’m not really sure what benefit this gives me, except that I can say I’m a member. And I get a … Continue reading

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