Monthly Archives: December 2010

Crunchy Con Manifesto

I just started reading Crunchy Cons, by Rod Dreher, and I’ve enjoyed it so far after reading the first chapter (crunchy = granola eating; cons = conservatives). This book combines my upbringing as a “conservative” with many of the things … Continue reading

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Family Stories

I drove my  mom to the viewing of her great aunt here in Nashville yesterday. There was an informal service where various family members shared their memories and stories of Aunt Bonnie. For the most part, the group present were … Continue reading

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Voyage of the Dawn Treader

So, I finally finished the third book in the Narnia series, Voyage of the Dawn Treader, and I’m ready for the movie!  Here’s the trailer to whet your appetite! Many modern day movie goers may not realize that C.S. Lewis … Continue reading

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End of Semester Readings

I’m done with another semester!  There’s always such relief when I finish my last test for a class.  I took two classes this semester, and that’s probably the last time that I do that again.  It was a long and … Continue reading

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A God of Tender Care

Christian practice and ethics are rooted in the character of God.  We are created in his image, in his likeness, and we should strive to imitate his character.  His supreme character and goodness provides the perfect target for our behavior. As … Continue reading

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Psalm 1 Prayer

One of the things that I would like to do in this blog is focus on my devotional time with God.  I plan to write out some of my prayers that are based off of readings in Psalms.  Here’s my … Continue reading

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We the People

It’s not often that I get to listen to Dave Ramsey on the radio anymore.  He comes on when I’m at work, so by the time I get in my car, he’s off the air.  For those of you who … Continue reading

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