Category Archives: Personal Journal

Coen Marathon: Raising Arizona

What is the greatest Nicholas Cage movie of all time?  The Coen Bros second feature film may very well be a contender.  Every once in awhile, I see lists about the funniest films of the 1980s and I don’t recall … Continue reading

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“Magic”

Listened to this song from the Boss this morning on my walking/ train commute to downtown Seattle: “I got a coin in your palm I can make it disappear I got a card up my sleeve Name it and I’ll … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Reuben

This is a prayer I wrote out for my son, Reuben, with Michelle’s blessings.  We dedicated Reuben to God on February 26th, 2017 at Seed Church.  I forgot the below transcript at home while going to the baby dedication service but … Continue reading

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Books Read: My January Reading List

Don’t call this a New Year’s resolution because I do not make those.  However, one of my goals for 2017 is to read at least 24 books (not including children’s books I read to Naomi and Reuben though that would … Continue reading

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Farewell 2016: Another Fading Year

Thinking about this past year is quite the endeavor.  The world on a macro level seems even more dangerous than before.  Russia has been accused of committing cyber warfare against our country and interfering with our elections.  President Obama has refused to veto a United … Continue reading

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Why I still describe myself as an Evangelical Christian

Emerging out of the wild ride of a presidential election America went on, I published an article chronicling my journey with the GOP party and now my subsequent exit from it.  One of my old friend’s from college and seminary … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace: Leonard Cohen

Sad news today that the great folk-rock singer Leonard Cohen has passed away.  He was 82 years young and left quite a mark on music as a profound poet. The first time I ever heard of Cohen was way back … Continue reading

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