Persistence

October 26, 2013

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“Daddy, I want a brownie!” “I know sweety, but they aren’t done yet. They need to finish baking.” “I want one!” “I know sweety, but they aren’t done yet. They need to finish baking.” “I want one!” This was the exchange between myself and my daughter this afternoon. It went on for several minutes – […]

Posted in: Parenting, Philosophy

Musicals

February 11, 2013

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I mentioned Les Miserables in my last post because it’s been on my mind lately (with the new movie and all) and because it’s quite possibly the greatest musical ever made. I love musicals. I love music in general, as most people do, but I have a special fondness for musicals. There’s something… powerful… about […]

Posted in: Media

A bit overdue…

February 10, 2013

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gpicone at IPledgeAFAllegiance comments: “I’m not doubting that prayer makes a person feel better but what would you tell an amputee who prays to have his arm grow back? Is he/she being ridiculous? why or why not?” in response to my False Teachers post. I don’t know how to answer this. I mean, I kind […]

Posted in: Philosophy, Religion

Arete

February 10, 2013

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Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. –Proverbs 13:20 Man, I am really bad at this blogging thing. I go on hyperactive writing sprees where my sole¬†motivation is coffee and the self-delusional assurance that I’m accomplishing something. Somehow. I’m not sure what. But that’s where the coffee comes […]

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Time to make some people angry…

January 24, 2013

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Memes suck. The internet is one of mankind’s greatest achievements.¬†We can connect with people all over the globe in a matter of seconds and minutes. We can expand our base of experience, knowledge and opinion. The internet allows for greater discussion than ever before possible. And like any powerful tool, it is just a tool […]

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Totally Gonna Steal This…

January 23, 2013

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Found this through Facebook. I agree, completely, and plan to use it with my kids. What are your thoughts? ————————————————————————————————- 1. It is my phone. I bought it. I paid for it. I am loaning it to you. 2. I will always know the password. 3. If it rings, answer it. It is a phone. […]

Posted in: Parenting

Miracles

January 22, 2013

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If you’re familiar with A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, you may want to skip past the next two paragraphs. “As the soldiers assisted me across the court the stillness was so profound that if I had been blindfold I should have supposed I was in a solitude instead of walled in by four […]

Posted in: Philosophy, Religion
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