Category Archives: Sin

The Birth of Toddler Pitchers

Two things have taken up most of my time lately: spending time with my 19-month-old daughter, and watching playoff baseball. One thing we’re trying to teach my daughter these days is how to share, take turns, and in general to … Continue reading

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The Death of Prejudice

Following the Supreme Court’s decision on DOMA and Proposition 8, many are despairing that marriage has died. Others have mourned its death for some time. After reading the court’s decision in the DOMA case and two of the dissenting opinions, … 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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The Death of Facebook

About three or four months ago, I got rid of my Facebook account. It’s been a good couple of months. I canceled my account because there was nothing about Facebook that was leading me towards Christ. I was wasting my … Continue reading

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The Death of Pride (and some clarifications)

What good I have done as a person is known by some. What bad I have done as a person is known in bits and pieces by many, and to my wife and confessor in full. Please don’t ask them … Continue reading

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Shadows: Why You Might Be Going to Hell

Everyone likes when people tell them they might be going to hell, right? Saying that out loud doesn’t ever turn people off to your message, does it? Oh good. When you do something bad, typically you feel badly for doing … Continue reading

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The Death of Progress

Uh oh. It’s about to get political up in here. Some people might find this hard to believe, but I used to have the following bumper-sticker hanging in my dorm room at college: “Jesus is a Liberal”. I still remember … Continue reading

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