Strength from the Struggle

OK…I’ll admit it. I’m a pack-rat. Well ”pack-rat” might be a bit strong. I like to think of myself as one of those “oh-look-this-is-cool-I’ll-put-it-right-here-cuz-you-never-know-when-that-might-come-in-handy” kind of guys. Or I could just be in denial. Melody leans toward the latter. This morning I discovered one of my more peculiar collections that I had stashed away a […]

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Jesus and Fight Club

“Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. &#@ %$#@ it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t […]

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Dating Wisdom from Shrek

Recently read a cynic’s perspective on dating and it got me to thinking…I think it is essential to define the purpose of dating before getting too deep into whether dating must be a “game” or not. All of us were created with a longing for true intimacy…to be loved completely and totally by another individual…warts […]

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Distant or Dirty Child?

Not long after my divorce, I was sitting in church one Sunday morning and my pastor told a story that rocked me. I started weeping immediately. My pastor has a friend who has a young son. The young boy loves his sandbox in the backyard, but he has very sensitive eyes. A few times as […]

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