The answer to “What is the meaning of life?” depends on who you ask. A geek or a smart aleck might say “42!” A nerd will start rambling about homeostasis and reproduction. Siri gave me a few different responses to the meaning of life, including “a movie” and “chocolate.” The most interesting answer to this … Continue reading Your Life Is Meaningless
I published my last blog post almost a year ago now. It feels more like eternity. So much has happened. So, so much. I moved. We can start with that. My family moved to a different state, which was obviously a huge change. That happened about a month ago. We're settling in nicely, we've found … Continue reading Reboot, Revise, Revamp, Restart
Today is my birthday, and as I've thought back over my life, something very important stuck out to me. It's stuck out to me before, and today I gave it some serious thought. You see, my mom's been praying all my life for God to put good Christian women in my life. Has He answered … Continue reading Christian Women
Ouch. Let me say it again just for the sting: You. Are. Not. God. Okay, deep breath here. I know it hurts now, but you're going to be fine. What am I talking about, you ask? Like, duh, you know you're not God. But . . . do you? Do any of us?
Think of your best friend. Think of someone you care about and deeply respect, someone who has been there through your ups and downs and mentored you and cried with you. Have someone? Good, because this is about to get morbid. Imagine what you would do if they died. If they not only died but … Continue reading Indeed
Every story is different and unique, but they all follow the same basic formula. Those of you who have taken creative writing classes or even a basic English class may remember it, but for those who don't, let's have a refresher: Inciting Incident - This is where the story starts. You have a character, you … Continue reading The Cross Is Not the Climax
((ARCHIVED)) 2016. That's, like, the future. Whoa, man. Whoa. I'm sitting here in my bedroom gnawing on sourdough bread and typing away at my computer with my glasses off while I silently thank the makers of Advil for finally helping me with my random headaches. This is how I want to end this year. It's already 2016 … Continue reading T-Minus Two Hours ((ARCHIVED))