Monthly Archives: June 2012

Born for Adversity

We live in a time when everyone watches their own back.  When we would rather protect ourselves as individuals (and families) than our nation, than the thing that is bigger than us.  It was not always so. The late Charles … Continue reading

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The Power of Brands: Invocation

This morning on my way here, I passed a young man who was wearing a shirt that looked just like this: By the way, it also has a New York Yankees logo on the front: The description says something about … Continue reading

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God’s Definition of Marriage? A Meditation on Chickens and Eggs.

This morning, I heard a report on NPR in which Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (“SBC”) Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (“ERLC”) said that “Southern Baptists must continue to fight for God’s definition of marriage as being … Continue reading

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Goodwill: Why we *can* have nice things.

I’ve written before (in the context of an Almost Perfect/Nothing’s Perfect entry) about shopping at Goodwill.  It’s a great place to get ties. It’s also a great place to get technology.  I like to think of it as a kind … Continue reading

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RIP, Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury died this morning.  If you don’t know who Ray Bradbury is, immediately go and get a copy of The Martian Chronicles or Fahrenheit 451.  Go.  I’ll wait. … Now read it.  I’ll wait. …   Now you know … Continue reading

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