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In case anyone’s wondering, it’s still hot.  It seems to be cooling off in the late afternoons, though.  Today, for instance, weather.com registered the 5:00pm temperature like this: Fair 106° F Feels Like 127° F I was kidding about it cooling off in the late afternoons.  How in the world does 106° feel like 127°?  In a … More i.e. and e.g.

Sorry for the Mess

Often the smallest choices we make and the shortest sentences we throw around reveal the deepest and darkest corners of our hearts.  There have been a few times in the past couple weeks that I've been reminded of this in one particular way. If you've ever had someone stop in for a surprise visit when some aspect … More Sorry for the Mess


I'm spending most of my time these days working on my big thesis paper for seminary.  And I'm writing a post tonight mainly so that I can actually use first and second person pronouns in my writing.  It's nice when I can write to you and we can communicate. What I'm trying to say is this:  … More Academia

The Lord’s Name

It makes me very sad when mature Christians I know speak the name of the Lord lightly.  I feel like I'm hearing it more and more.  I know that there is scholarly debate over what it actually means to take the Lord's name in vain, but mentioning God flippantly and referring to Jesus jokingly really … More The Lord’s Name