Category Archives: Wisdom

Eleven Rings and a Chinese Parable

It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Since my last post I’ve finished my graduate degree at University of Chicago, celebrated a very special 4 year anniversary and done a bit of traveling.  My family and girlfriend all came into … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Kids Leave the Church

I thought this article was very well written and extremely insightful: http://marc5solas.wordpress.com/2013/02/08/top-10-reasons-our-kids-leave-church/ Some notable excerpts: “The statistics are jaw-droppingly horrific: 70% of youth stop attending church when they graduate from High School. Nearly a decade later, about half return to … Continue reading

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It Takes Courage…

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  — E.E. Cummings, Poet

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Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day Thoughts

A couple of things that I read today struck me and I wanted to share them with everyone. This day is a day in which we remember Martin Luther King’s efforts in the civil rights struggle. The first quote is … Continue reading

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Tony Campolo on the split within Evangelical Christianity

Excellent article I wanted to share with everyone: http://www.redletterchristians.org/is-evangelicalism-headed-for-a-split/ “The Evangelical community, in general, had become overly focused on the theological issues raised in the Pauline Epistles.  Without any desire to diminish the significance of theology, we recognized that the … Continue reading

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On the Mystery of Incarnation

I saw this on a friend’s Facebook wall yesterday and thought I would share it. A poem by Denise Levertov: “On the Mystery of the Incarnation” It’s when we face for a moment the worst our kind can do, and … Continue reading

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Give to Caesar What is Caesar’s; and to God What Is God’s; Wednesday Wisdom

Today I wanted to share a passage from Luke 20 that deals with Jesus and the Caesar.  This great passage in the gospel accounts really helps me remember what is important, especially in times of intense political debate. First a … Continue reading

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