Tragedy to Beauty

On 2/16/2014, a tragedy took place. Or so we thought. My sister’s son, Asher, experienced a severe brain injury during labor and delivery due to the umbilical cord being wrapped around his neck while my sister pushed for 3.5 hours.

Things looked grim. They were very skeptical he would make it. He was in the NICU for 27 days. So much trauma!

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Hobbit Day: Lewis & Tolkien Debate Myths


In an effort to remember Hobbit day – or the day in which both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins were born – I thought I’d post a short video worth your watch. It’s a dramatized conversation that was to have taken place between J.R.R. Tolkein and C.S. Lewis about myths. It was supposedly very instrumental in the conversion of C.S. Lewis. Continue reading

The Story of God

UnknownI’ve made it known before how much I love stories. From The Lord of the Rings to Harry Potter to The Inheritance Cycle to Grisham Novels, I love stories. I especially love the genre known as fantasy fiction. For me, it’s the crème de la crème.

And I have become convinced that God is the greatest story-teller to ever live. By story-teller, I don’t mean that the Bible is a work of fiction (though, by no means is the Bible straightforward history at every turn of the page). But story speaks of drama, plot, setting, characters, point of climax, etc. It speaks of emotion, life, hurt, victory, disappointment, hero, etc. It grips you deep within!

And when you start in Genesis 1 and run right through to Revelation 22, you get a sense of an unfolding drama, a story that is.
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