I’m a Christian who believes Philippians 4:8, which reads: “Finally brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things.” (KJV) I am also … More How to Write a Torture Scene
Myth: a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. —Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary. I have always been fascinated with mythology. As a boy, I read the Greek myths and became as familiar with Theseus, Hercules … More Plugging into Mythology
I watched the Daily Show with Jon Stewart this morning–taped from last night–and he featured former President Jimmy Carter on his show. Carter has just turned 90, and has just returned from Africa for the umpteenth time on a project of eradicating the Guinea Worm, a parasite that had infected 3.5 million people a few … More It’s Not/It’s All About Me
Hark, the herald, people sing, Joy to no more suffering, Peace on earth and mercy mild, Men on earth are reconciled. Joyful all ye nations rise, Join the triumph of the skies, With all nations then proclaim Men on earth are all the same. “Mother,” Brenda Saffold said as they got in the Yellow … More “[An Alien] Christmas In Chicago”
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD. –Isaiah 55:8. For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 20:1. I don’t believe in … More Why “Chosen”?
Here’s the final installation of my six points of belief taken from The Great Adventure Manifesto: I will do my best to put it in the context of a modern, secular world, in an attempt to balance the need for education, science, consumerism, and technology as well as a conscience, a belief in God and … More A God for a Modern World: The Great Adventure Manifesto #3