Apr 24 2014

Virtual Methodist: Redeeming Violence?

Last weekend there were a number of celebrations of the Easter Rising that is seen as the key moment in modern Irish republicanism. Many of these celebrations had a greater “historical re-enactment” character than in previous years (which wer…

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Apr 24 2014

Begin Again: Time, Temporality, Teleology, and Telescopes

Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. – George Santayana As…

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Apr 24 2014

The Heart Of The Matter: Conversion Or Childhood?

I’ve been wrestling with a vexing question recently:Which has a greater impact on a person’s life as an adult: a dramatic spiritual conversion or the residual effect of their childhood?Here’s what I mean.  In 2 Corinthians 5:17, Paul makes one of …

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Apr 23 2014

Nothin' Sweeter Than Georgia Peaches: Finishing Last

This week, our kids are on spring break which means… Cottage Competition!The rec department takes over during the morning and afternoon activities for lots of silly games, races, relays, and fun!  We’ve had a lot of good laughs already and only …

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Apr 23 2014

Lake NeuronLake Neuron: Video blog post: #MyRelaySelfie

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Apr 23 2014

ponderings: School Lunches

In Mrs. Flakes’ first grade classroom at Rural Point Elementary, the most embarrassing  thing that could have happened happened. I was sitting in the last desk in my row. I slowly began to feel hot. As my head warmed and I began to sweat, I had an uncomfortable feeling in the bottom of my stomach. No,…
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