Faith Like a Child

[caption id="attachment_2709" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Grayson"][/caption] Last week we had storms here in Sioux Falls. As I was getting my 2 year old into his PJ's for the night, he heard the first roll of thunder. He looked at me and said, "Airplane!" I said, "No, that's thunder." "Thunder...?" "Yeah. It's…

Review: mewithoutYou “Brother, Sister”

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="mewithoutYou: Brother, Sister"][/caption] It's no surprise that mewithoutYou's most recent album, "Brother, Sister," offers a heady dose of unusual and unsettling music, but this album is still beyond this band's typical realm of shouted poetry and spoken-word intensity. The first two albums, "[A-->B] Life" and "Catch…

Supplemental Reading

Don't you love it when you discover something you hated for the longest time is actually incredibly enjoyable?  Maybe it's that first time you eat broccoli and say, "Hey, that's good."  Or maybe it's the first time you look at Argyle socks and think, "that may just be more stylish…

The God War

This post is highly religious.  Be warned. So I'm reading an article on intercessory prayer as a healing technique (scienceblog.com), and a lot of people have commented on the concept of prayer meant for healing (as in, you pray for a relative or friend who's in the hospital so they…