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Yesterday (Saturday) Rachel and I made plans to hang out. For a while, Rachel has always been more of an acquaintance (she went on the Kenya trip with Heath and Kristen over spring break) insofar as I see her around everywhere and she knows everyone I know, but somehow we’ve avoided hanging out. Until now. […]

Dear GOP:


Dear GOP: endorse a candidate whose allegiance is to America more than it is to the Republican Party. Then we can talk about trivial things like policy and experience. I would rather have a green-horned but well-intentioned politician than one who seeks his own agenda at America’s expense, even/especially if that candidate has the experience […]

Family History


Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about where I’ve come from. I know that I’m more or less full-blooded German–there’s a German girl at work and it seems strange that we shared the same culture a hundred and fifty years ago. Give or take. In the back of my head I suppose I always just […]

This is one of my favorite short stories and the direct link can be found here (the story in its entirety is posted below, so just scroll down to read it). It came to my mind this morning as I think about all of the beautiful broken people in the world. I’m just kind of […]

DISCLAIMER: I just realized this theme doesn’t do bullet points. I’ll see about fixing this later. For now I must sleep. Enjoy the post, the parts that are formatted funny should have bullets in front of them. Use your imaginations. Peace out. This week was sort of tumultuous (as in turmoil-filled, I think. Link here […]



I really liked this post about the absoluteness of truth. It’s something I’ve been thinking about lately and the author did a good job of summarizing most of my thoughts on the topic. Props.



There’s a lot of temptation to draw conclusions about who God is or even whether or not he exists (or any controversial issue, for that matter), and then defend those conclusions without regard to any evidence that appears afterwards. When we fall to these temptations, I think, in the name of progress, we strongly and […]