Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sunday Funnies – Falling Head over Heels

The phrase I usually hear is “head over heels”, but I just heard Alanis Morissette sing that she fell “head over feet” in love with someone. Either way, what’s the big deal? Aren’t our heads supposed to be over our … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable – God is Better

God is immeasurably better than all his gifts. Martin Luther

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Melanesian Christians are Awesome!

Our friends Doug and Jan Hanson have been working at the Christian Leaders Training College in Papua New Guinea for a couple of decades. Their students come from PNG and islands covering the breadth of Melanesia: Tonga, Fiji, the Solomon … Continue reading

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Yeah, I’ve Been That Guy

[This first appeared as a guest post I wrote last year for Laura Martin at her excellent blog Enough Light.] *** In The Four Loves C.S. Lewis discusses people who act in unlovable ways and notes, “They seal up the … Continue reading

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Your Sports Hero is Gay

In some sports, the sexual orientations of athletes has been a topic for years. Tennis, swimming and other so-called minor sports have had plenty of people come out as gay and lesbian. But in the major American sports – football, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bonus Fun – 41 Ways to Make Camping More Like Not-Camping

Jane Hinrichs (of Perfectly Blunt fame) tweeted the link to this gem of a picture article. For those who love camping, some of these might be welcome additions to your repertoire. For those who don’t, they might make the idea … Continue reading

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The Ungodliness of Nostalgia

Rachel Stone wrote yesterday that Nostalgia Requires Selective Memory, and she points out that one doesn’t have to go back in time to see just how rough those times were because there are parts of the world that still experience … Continue reading

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Super Soakers Are the Gateway Toy for Serial Killers

Here’s a fun year-end activity one school came up with for its students: exchange your toy guns for a book! As this article reports: Principal Charles Hill maintains that children who play with toy guns may not take real guns seriously. … Continue reading

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Hey, Pay Attention To Me!

The Awesomeness That Is Me? (If you haven’t been to The Sacred Sandwich yet, go now! I’ll wait for you here.) Craving Attention When I was a toddler, or perhaps as old as 4, we visited some friends with a swimming pool. … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Playing Cat and Moose

This cat got a lot closer to those moose than I would have. Then again, those baby moose are so cute I might just have tried to hug them. And then Momma Moose would have trampled me underfoot. Good thing I … Continue reading

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