Tag Archives: quotable

The right kind of people

So yesterday’s suggestion for a NaBloPoMo writing prompt was to write about your favorite quotation and why. I may be a day late, but here goes mine: (from here) These days this quote fits my life almost perfectly. In terms of my career, I feel like I’m on the verge of great accomplishments. I’ve never […]

Fear and Prejudice on Trial

Go. Go now. Go now and watch “8”: A Play About the Fight for Marriage Equality — Jerry and I watched it tonight, and if ever there’s a church service for someone like me, this. is. it.  One of the final monologues by Martin Sheen (playing the role of the plaintiff’s attorney Ted Olsen) is […]

res·o·lute

Ah, the New Year. That infamous time of the year when your gym suddenly is full again, there’s more people lurking in the produce section, and there’s unrealistic expectations piled everywhere you look. Or you could be one of those who “resolve not to make resolutions” (and then pretend that they are the first person […]

What he said:

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton, July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011   Sad today, because Canada lost one of its best politicans — and someone who I […]

What he said:

Penn Jillette on Piers Morgan’s show (watch the first 10 minutes): Wow, go Penn! I love this example of atheist/Christian dialogue.  I thought Penn hit the perfect tone — approachable and friendly, yet still able to openly disagree with Morgan.  It’s funny to see how flustered and angry Morgan gets as he tries to bait […]

Christian academics’ thoughts on God

A follow-up to the earlier YouTube video of 50 academics’ thoughts on God: Watch the two videos back to back, and you’ll immediately see why I reject most theologians’ arguments.  As tempting as wishful thinking can be, I think I’ll take reality.  

thoughts on god