Finding God

Skeptics like to say that it’s irrational to believe in an invisible God, but that’s always struck me as a rather silly claim. It suggests that God ought to be visible in the way that clouds and cabbages are visible, but why should we expect to see God directly? Wouldn’t that make God just another object in the universe, when God is not a thing but the source of all things? We humans have a habit of se…

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Praise the Lord

Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord, my soul. I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. (Psalm 146:1-2) A few days ago a couple of friends and I got together to play music. We had been a band for a long time, and then took a break when we all started getting jobs and having families and other time consuming life events. But for one Saturday we gathered…

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Welcome to the Blog!

What happens when you don’t pay the exorcist? You get repossessed! I am a huge fan of wordplay. Puns and nerdy jokes can leave me on the floor laughing until tears stream down my face. At this point, neither my friends, nor the students I work with, nor the random strangers I bother on the T find me funny at all. But still, I love playing with words. I love starting with a blank piece of paper a…

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