Monthly Archives: February 2018

Speeding Up, Slowing Down

One of the more subtle yet significant issues of Mark Waid’s first run on The Flash back in the 90s was Flash #91 (cover pictured to the right).  It was near the end of artist Mike Wieringo’s run on the … Continue reading

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Concerning the Second Sunday of Lent

We are now well into the second full week of the Lenten season.  Last week I wrote a bit about the first Sunday of Lent and the two sermons that I heard that day (connecting them with some of my … Continue reading

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A Song of Significant Days

It’s a good (but all too rare) thing to find good music that you just have to sit with for a while.  That’s the case with this second song from Andrew Peterson’s Resurrection Letters: Prologue ep.  Plus it’s a nice … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Pardon the Interruption

Today’s classic Peanuts by Charles Schulz: appropriate on any number of levels. (image from gocomics.com)

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Moving Like Lightning

This week’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (besides being the only scripted show for me to watch this week) was a nice, Groundhog’s Day episode that worked well at humanizing one of the “colder” members of the cast.  And while the … Continue reading

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More Than Just Peanuts

This week had a handful of quality Peanuts comics strips.  They are definitely artifacts from a  different era, nestled in a place that childhood today probably skips . . . or trips . . . over.  Consider this classic from … Continue reading

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Calendar, Man

Yesterday I posted some reflections on the first Sunday of Lent and how even my own mental picture the Christian season of preparation before Easter might have to change . . . or not. At the heart of this, as … Continue reading

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The Many Deaths of Lent

Turns out the first casualty of Lent 2018 was Jesus. Let me explain. I heard two high quality sermons on the first Sunday on Lent.  On Sunday morning, I heard a great sermon rooted in the prophet’s vision in Isaiah … Continue reading

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Lewis and the “Nasty People”

A few days ago I was reflecting on the place of the (Christian) seeker in the midst of other Christians who may no longer really be seeking much of anything (at least in some existential way). This is not to … Continue reading

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Darryl’s (Mighty) Adventure Continues

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Darryl, the former roommate of the mighty Thor.  Here’s a clip tied to this week’s release of Thor: Ragnarok. Darryl as Topaz?  That would be hilarious.

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