Knock Knock

Jesus wants into your heart. We talk about Him knocking on the door and waiting for you to open it. An interesting thought,especially with the seeming simplicity of the statement. Just open up and all is well. Still, I feel there's more to this image than we might initially believe.…

Give Up

I found myself praying really hard one day. It had been a tough day, to say the least, and I was struggling to find direction. I was feeling like I could no longer do a thing to make life any better. The words that come to mind are alone, distraught,…

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…

John 1:1-18

One of the links recently sent to me by my school's principle/superintendent was for a website called Wordle.  This site is a Java applet that designs, formats and reshapes text based on either entered text, a web URL or a link to a del.icio.us page.  It then uses the frequency…

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…

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…