Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Birth of Assumptions

For years, my father has affectionately called me “Ass” instead of my Christian name, so when people would say to me, “You know what ‘assuming’ does, don’t you?”, I would always think, “Well, I’m already an ass, so I may … Continue reading

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I usually don’t just post other people’s stuff…

but this article is one of the most nuanced, balanced, and intelligent personal accounts of the abortion debate that I have ever heard. I beg you to read it.

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The Birth of Finishing the Race

Well, it’s over. I did it. I finished a marathon. Those of you who know me or have read previous posts know that this past weekend was my second attempt at running a marathon (the first ending with me throwing … Continue reading

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The Death of Being a Scaredy Cat

I’m afraid of my neighbors. I think you would be too. They’re this awful family of six, four little boys all under the age of ten always running and laughing, a mom who loves to play baseball with the neighborhood … Continue reading

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I want to thank Mark Shea for posting a link to this blog on his. Mark is an accomplished author and one of my favorite bloggers and was generous enough to do me this favor. If this is your first … Continue reading

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The Death of Complacency (and the Birth of Celebration!)

Jesus is raised! Alleluia! Let the Easter feasting begin! This past weekend was a big one for my family. My daughter turned one on Good Friday, and let me tell you, she was an awfully fussy birthday girl after fasting … Continue reading

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