Monthly Archives: March 2020

Walking without an Umbrella

Tonight was the first time in a while that I went out for a walk without an umbrella.  We had a beautiful sunset, which was a nice way to wrap things up before classes start.  The rest of the day … Continue reading

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Lamentations

TIME Magazine recently published a short piece by N. T. Wright about Our Current Moment.  The title says it so well:  Christianity Offers No Answers About the Coronavirus. It’s Not Supposed To.  “That’s not supposed to be true,” you might … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Inventionality

There were a couple of good Sunday comics today, but one of them is April Fool’s Day-specific, so it will have to wait a bit.  The other is today’s Frazz strip by Jef Mallett.  Once again, Mallett has fun with … Continue reading

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Streams of Loving and Learning

I spent a chunk of my afternoon today working trying to get a better understanding of what the next week of teaching will look like for me.  I checked out the platform that I’ll most likely be using to record … Continue reading

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Figuring It Out

These last few days have been interesting in their normalcy for me.  Wednesday was the last day that I’ll get out to do more than go to the grocery store, I imagine.  I had a dermatology appointment: annual check-up (many … Continue reading

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The Day before the Doctor

It wasn’t until today that I realized that the US version of The Office and the rebooted version of Doctor Who came into the world at the same time (15 years ago this week).  The Office gets a lot more … Continue reading

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Point and Counterpoint

Yesterday I posted links to a couple of articles by Yuval Levin attempting to speak intelligently about Our Current Moment from a place where ethics, economics, politics, and sociology meet.  Since then, another couple of articles have made their way … Continue reading

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On Hold and Keeping Place

Navigating the facts and opinions of Our Current Moment can be a daunting task: you can always choose one news source, I suppose, but that becomes it’s own echo-chamber.  So it’s nice to find sources that can give a critical … Continue reading

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Lighting a Candle

Last week I mentioned Andrew Peterson’s Local Show as going live and online in light of Our Current Moment.  A number of other artists have also gone online to share things with followers and fans.  Today, and just in time, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Calvin on the Couch

I realized during what could be my last trip to Barnes and Noble that all of my Calvin and Hobbes collections are in my classroom, which I might not see for a while.  Even with digital access, this is unfortunate. … Continue reading

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