#intention

X Does Not Equal Y

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“I used to want to fix people, but now I just want to be with them.”   – Bob Goff, author of “Love Does”(mandatory must read for the summer…) Recently I had a conversation with someone who was creating doctrines out of “one-liners,” essentially judging the behaviors of others with consequences they saw fitting from the […]

children of God

A Whole Lotta Tongue in Cheek

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Recently someone I know posted a picture of himself being baptized as an infant.  His caption had some sort of smart ass sentiment about “water boarding” and “for shame…I was just a baby.”  It got me thinking.  I started attending church at the same age he was in the picture.  That was about 41 years […]

comedy

"Food Fight!!!!!"

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A couple weeks ago Jason was rude.  And I mean, weird rude.   To me it seemed totally irrational and out of nowhere, and in 20+ years of knowing him, I should know…because Jason’s not rude.  It’s not his nature or in his character to be rude.  He’s the most thoughtful man I know. I mean, […]

dumb things people say

Gender Fender Bender

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I am pretty worked up about an article I read via Facebook, via Tiny Prints, via Parenting.com First of all, as many of the fans of Tiny Prints pointed out, stick with making great prints and cards, skip the other agendas.  Their job is to make paper look great.  So, here’s the article.  And here […]

dumb things people say

Generations

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Here’s a video my mom just sent me… Will our generation forget those who have lived before us?  Those that worked so diligently and made our cushy lives possible?  The ones that no matter how crotchety they may seem on the outside, endured more in their lives than we can even fathom?  The part of […]

death

Ooh, ooh, ooh

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I just got to the Mall of America to walk aimlessly for a few hours in peace and quiet, take in captialism in its grandeur, look forward to purge more from my closet…But, I must tell you all something the guy next to me on the plane said. It will for sure go in the […]