Tag: value

SHORT AND SWEET – 13

‘Are you having great sex with your wife/husband nowadays?’ I wonder how you’d react if someone asked you a question like this after church one Sunday. And imagine if they wanted details. I doubt if you’d start sharing. In Britain, we’re relatively private, so…

SHORT AND SWEET – 11

Apart from watching The Wizard of Oz, ever met a straw man? Straw man is code in discussion forums for ‘an argument I’m not making.’ You struggle to make progress against the actual argument, so you mischaracterize your opponent’s argument, making it easier to…

The Maze Runner

This past weekend, I finished reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Then my son, Luke, and I went to see the movie. As is so often the case, the book was far better than the film. We both agreed on that. Nevertheless, both…

Something rather than Nothing

From my last post, you may remember that I mentioned a series of Youtube videos called How (movie title) should have ended. I expressed my strong dislike for such videos. To be more precise, there is one in particular which I watched and from…

Probably a Piece of Sky

PROBABLY A PIECE OF SKY – THE PARADOX OF WORTH Have you ever completed a thousand piece jigsaw puzzle? You know, a panorama depicting a tranquil agricultural or maritime scene? There’s often a lot of sky, isn’t there? And almost every piece seems to…

Beautiful Life with Cancer

Discovering the Gift

Isaiah 43:1

...the One who formed you says, "Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are Mine."

Mirth and Melancholy

Comment, comedy and capers for the faithful, faithless and fallible

Sam's Town

Comment, comedy and capers for the faithful, faithless and fallible

Tanya Marlow - Thorns and Gold

The Bible, suffering, and the messy edges of life

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