Archive for February, 2010

Heaven & Hell

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

So, the father of my nephew sent an email, with a bunch of humorous content, to my wife for my mom, which my wife then forwarded to me. I read it, and laughed, and decided that given the theological bent of my blog I would share one of the items in the email about heaven [...]

Jelly Bag Fish

Friday, February 12th, 2010

So, in cleaning up and organizing I discovered a forgotten file folder with some essays that I wrote for various theology courses, some photos and postcards that used to decorate a wall at a former office of mine, and a few old poems I wrote. In looking through it all, I thought, “what the heck, [...]

Right Through Nowhere

Friday, February 12th, 2010

The seamless gray that dominates the Fresno sky this time of year has withdrawn to reveal the brilliant face of the Sun, which hopefully is a good omen for my forthcoming trip this weekend to Aptos: a little city on the coast near Santa Cruz. The last time my family and I attempted to make [...]

It’s All About Me

Monday, February 8th, 2010

For the persistent little narcissist within, I give you the following: Enjoy yourself!!

The Foundation of Our Love

Friday, February 5th, 2010

The knowledge of God’s love is the source and foundation of our love for one another. We cannot strengthen our love through bare strength of will. We cannot become more lovingĀ  by making love our conscious goal. According to how we are constituted, our love flows when we live in the conscious knowledge of God’s [...]