Category Archives: Spirituality

fan

In my apartment. I walk in and absent-mindedly flip the light switch on the right wall. I have plugged in a standing lamp and a fan to the outlet controlled to the switch. The light turns on and I can … Continue reading

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RECIEVE

The newborn in the NICU will shudder with loud voices, but doesn’t flinch with the alarms going off in the crib next to them. The infant will focus in on the crumb lost in the shag carpet, but blocks out … Continue reading

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church is not a building

It was Sunday. I really needed to see God through other people today. I needed to connect. I needed to feel the light shining through. I needed to feel the warmth of fellow Christ followers, of fellow strugglers. I woke … Continue reading

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excuse me, spit or sweat?

I was remembering a time in college. I was at KU for my first year and went to a Frat party. I never pledged, never really wanted to, and maybe this story is why. I walked the street of the … Continue reading

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Job was a Mtn biker

Recently, I moved into a new place. Metaphorically, spiritually, and physically. I arranged to go mountain biking with a friend and he was going to pick me up. I am a pretty organized person and there was a time that … Continue reading

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Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda

I have three friends. I hold them really close and rely on them frequently. They are not friends in the usual sense, in that they have no body and no soul. In actuality, I can’t even really call them friends … Continue reading

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homework assignment

I am a redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, and I make mistakes. I am a redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, and I make mistakes. I am a good and redeemed man, a beloved child of Christ, … Continue reading

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mind games

The difference between a drunk and an alcoholic is a drunk thinks the problem is in his heart, the alcoholic knows it is in his head. I say this to mean that the drunk presumes that they can think themselves … Continue reading

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have what and a smile?

Today, I decided to take a bath in Coke. Then I washed my car with it. I then scrubbed my clothes with it. Then I rinshed off my dishes. It was a good day. I figured that since the primary … Continue reading

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Pick your punctuation

The period. The exclamation point. The question mark. These end sentence pen marks are defining our lives in ways we can’t imagine. Punctuation adds flavor and style to what we do and what we say. These seemingly simple literary tools … Continue reading

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