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From this Day

Posted on July 28, 2023
A collection of thoughts from this day.

Purpose & Diversity in the Church

Posted on July 21, 2023
A reflection on how Christ gives the church purpose and promotes diversity as an ideal characteristic of the body.
Sacrifice Sacrifice


Posted on August 27, 2022
Thoughts on the mind-boggling, culturally nuanced, and theologically complex topic of "sacrifice."
Revolving Revolving


Posted on August 24, 2022
Some people think about their lives as "revolving around" someone or something.
Death was a moment in time. Death was a moment in time.

Death was a moment in time.

Posted on August 22, 2022
In a moment, Adam introduced death to his body. We are still in that moment.
Proof of Evil? Proof of Evil?

Proof of Evil?

Posted on August 22, 2022
I may be convinced that the ultimate evidence of evil in any given society—religious, geopolitical, tribal, or otherw...
Captivated & Free Captivated & Free

Captivated & Free

Posted on August 20, 2022
A meditation, a chiasm, and prose.
Matthew 7:6 Matthew 7:6

Matthew 7:6

Posted on February 08, 2022
The following is a compilation of scholarly resources, including commentaries and study bible notes, on an enigmatic ...
The Sevenfold Spirit The Sevenfold Spirit

The Sevenfold Spirit

Posted on September 01, 2021
A compilation of scholarly commentary on Revelation 1:4 and correlating passages.
Exploring Hebrew Typography Exploring Hebrew Typography

Exploring Hebrew Typography

Posted on June 05, 2020
I have recently undertaken the endeavor of learning biblical Hebrew. The first step, naturally, was to learn the Hebr...

Psalm 23: A Brief Exegesis

Posted on August 05, 2018
Psalm 23 is a beautifully crafted poem, well known and often memorized for good reason. It is an encouraging example ...

Ecclesiastes: A Tonic in Troubling Times

Posted on July 18, 2018
I love the wisdom of Ecclesiastes, especially in times of emotional difficulty. It provides in some ways a contrast t...

The Law of Spiritual Dynamics

Posted on April 26, 2018
Newton's "third law" has a spiritual parallel, that I am calling the "law of spiritual dynamics." Romans 7:21 says ...
Spring Is... Spring Is...

Spring Is...

Posted on September 07, 2017
People are Books People are Books

People are Books

Posted on August 12, 2017
People are books. More accurately, people are like books. This can be a useful simile overall, whether appl...

The Fairy Stone

Posted on August 11, 2017
The fairy stone is a unique and all but lost family tradition here. It started and ended with my great grandmother, M...

Laughter of Children

Posted on December 29, 2015
No chorus of angels can rival the music in laughter of children.

Why Did I Choose a Career in the Arts?

Posted on November 17, 2015
My decision to pursue a career in the arts may be ascribed to four key factors: affinity, ability, passion, and philo...
A Twilight Dream (Biscay Bay) A Twilight Dream (Biscay Bay)

A Twilight Dream (Biscay Bay)

Posted on April 20, 2015
I lean against the buff Oak and catch whiffs of dried herbs and desert sage, distant aromas carried along the breeze ...

Airplane Streaks Across the Sky Durin...

Posted on March 18, 2015
I am going to briefly explain why I believe that anyone who isn’t awe-struck by airplane streaks across the sky durin...

Spontaneous Haiku

Posted on January 03, 2015
Naked & angry, In the heat of the night, he Summoned his demons.

Not a Writer

Posted on August 12, 2014
“Not a writer” who doesn’t drink, Who doesn’t think in terms of words Constructed fondly, full to the brink With mean...

Nib Demands her Reservoir

Posted on January 27, 2014
The pen bids me write Like fountains bid water soar.

Take Joy

Posted on October 07, 2013
We are told to never be content with what we have, to never settle for less than more.  I challenge you to take ...


Posted on August 27, 2013
Bottle-capped geyser, never felt wiser, to drown an ear in bubbly fear and set the oceans free. This, my friend, wou...


Posted on June 13, 2013
I find myself transfixed and contentedly so, to sit and stare in utter awe at the bushes outside the window beside me...

Hurricane to the Head

Posted on May 27, 2013
My head is sent spinning, caught on the gust of an unexpected song, left unwinding in stupefying motion. Imagination...

As Time Goes By

Posted on April 30, 2013
Love. Few words in our language carry so much weight, yet are flung so frequently from the surface of every English s...


Posted on March 30, 2013
Sky on my head and ocean below, never such a sound as the cold clouds blow.


Posted on March 23, 2013
(Written last night, in observing my own journey through grief)


Posted on March 05, 2013
I have been recently bestowed with some emotional states of being, of intense proportion, that are not commonplace in...

The Fruit & The Flower

Posted on February 17, 2013
Ohhhh the glory of harvest! Such magnificence is nearly unbearable, in all her shy, unbeckoned potentiality, hiding b...

Rock & Roll

Posted on December 10, 2012
A friend posted this on Facebook last night: “So I been thinking about this for a long time and I can’t come to a de...

Torn Up The Seams

Posted on November 27, 2012
Where smiles align with their faces and find That the place is forever and never to be. That’s where the night will...

TIMELESS GOD: Answering the Question ...

Posted on October 16, 2012
In collaboration with my brother, Mike.

Collington’s “Into The Sea”

Posted on October 13, 2012
Having thoroughly enjoyed Collington’s previous release, “feet on the ground,” I was thrilled to have the opportunity...

White Hole Cosmology

Posted on October 12, 2012
The following is a summary of Dr Humphrey’s White Hole Cosmology, a possible explanation of the cosmological events o...

Developmental Factors Regarding Legal...

Posted on October 12, 2012
Children under the age of seven are not held responsible for crimes in America because they are said to be unable to ...

Is Hacking/ Cracking Ethical?

Posted on September 21, 2012
Spoiler: there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that there are perfectly ethical uses for hacking.  Though there is ...

Developmental Theories from a Christi...

Posted on September 21, 2012
There are many legendary scientists and theories that provide insights invaluable to modern research, and which broke...

Pride & Beowulf

Posted on August 29, 2012
While Beowulf is far from my favorite piece of literature (shoot me), the classic hero is a prime example for a discu...

Interpreting Colossians 3:1-4

Posted on August 28, 2012
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand o...

The Gospel

Posted on June 13, 2012
The Christian gospel is perceived in as many different ways as there are different people who hear it. There are, how...

Atypical Despair

Posted on June 13, 2012
I do not read enough to recognize authors simply by their writing style, but the subject matter in A Grief Observed i...

Angelology, Satanology, & Dualism

Posted on June 13, 2012
The conflict between good and evil in the world is pervasive and undeniable. Its effects have been observed and conte...

Spiritual Gifts & Speaking in Tongues

Posted on June 13, 2012
Though Christ ascended from the earth, he sent to his disciples for all time the Holy Spirit to equip them in continu...

Inerrant Inspiration

Posted on June 13, 2012
I firmly believe the Bible is inerrant, inspired, and authoritative. These concepts are closely correspondent and str...

Painful Paradox

Posted on June 13, 2012
In chapter seven of The Problem of Pain Lewis presents six paradoxes. The paradox in his first proposition is very fa...

Good God

Posted on June 13, 2012
There is grave danger in misunderstanding the goodness of God. Unless we have a good working understanding of the goo...