Fascinating isn’t it? This is Part 1, entitled: “The Angel and the Fool.” How often we are distracted by shiny things, which draw us away from our one, true love! It took so long to find her, but we let her go, far too easily enamored with lesser, and more dangerous objects. Curious to see where the film series goes. What an example of great culture-making, all to promote a new album! Christians have even better news to promote, but
We think that God is an object about which we have questions. We are curious about God. We make inquiries about God. We read books about God. We get into late-night bull sessions about God. We drop into church from time to time to see what is going on with God. We indulge in an occasional sunset of symphony to cultivate a feeling of reverence for God. But that is not the reality of our lives with God. Long before
We piled into the small suv with my brother, Luke, and sister-in-law, Miranda. The “in-law” part feels artificial when you really are family. We pointed the car east, to Aggieland, for a rendezvous with my other brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Megan, and my parents. The Saturday afternoon laid open before us, like an unfurling map, winding our way through conversation, high and low, blind to our surroundings. A few conversational lulls afforded my the opportunity to rehearse my speech.
Run with the Horses (Peterson) – a book on character, endurance, and faith through Eugene Peterson’s reflections on the prophet Jeremiah. A favorite quote: “We have so much more experience in sin than in goodness that a writer has far more imaginative material to work with in presenting a bad character than a good person.” MaddAddam (Atwood) – I’ve been an avid Atwood fan for years. In addition to good writing, and bits of sic-fi, Atwood always weaves in thick