No More Seashells 

It’s weird to be me. People ask me what I do and I always have a hard time responding.  “I write and speak about philosophy and theology”  That doesn’t have the best ring to it.  It also feels very odd to call yourself a philosopher or a theologian.  I can’t possibly be smart enough to […]

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For the Ordinary 

This weekend I’m in a wedding.  Weddings are special.  A day to celebrate two people coming together.  A day full of laughter and tears. A day thinking about beloved memories and hopeful expectations, a time for cake and drinks.  A wedding day is remembered forever.  A special day.  But, Not every day is special.  Somedays […]

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It’s All in the Adjectives 

“My favorite thing about fishing is you never know what your gonna get. Maybe you’ll catch an old boot”  An 8 year old said those words to me today.  Here’s how those beautiful, profound, and life altering words came about.  This 8 year old kid was on his way to go fishing on a small […]

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Truth is a Fickle Thing 

Gravity is something we all believe in.  When we get up in the morning we pull our feet out of bed without wondering if they will find the ground.  We pour milk on our cereal without fearing it will simply float above the bowl, refusing to go down.  We get into our cars and drive […]

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Blurred Mirrors.

Every time I see a problem in my life, I want to fix it immediately. I know there are more people in this world like me. We are the fixers. The do-ers. “See a need, fill a need” is our motto. I have screwed up many times because of this mentality. I jump on board […]

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A Beautiful Reflection  

Life can be confusing.  Actually let’s rephrase that.  Life is confusing.  I could talk about a thousand different examples of life being confusing. But I think there’s a simple way to express the nature of confusion that we all experience.  We have the past, the present, and the future playing in our minds simultaneously.  We […]

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