arts, movies, music, pop culture · faith

repenting of my heroics… or how the Avengers movie should have ended… insert spoiler warning here

SPOILERS. So the last Avengers movie showed us something that we just didn’t think could happen. They lost. I was floored and upset and mad. I’m still sore about the whole thing and didn’t realize I was sore until I started watching a trailer and realized I was emotionally spinning. Enough of that. There is… Continue reading repenting of my heroics… or how the Avengers movie should have ended… insert spoiler warning here

arts, movies, music, pop culture · Church · parenting

parenting from another room and other disasters of our age

This is the scene. I’ll bet a lot of you have been in it. Mom, sitting at the dining room table. Hot coffee. Laptop. Scrolling mindlessly through FB and mildly amusing herself. Kids, aged 5 1/2 and 2-months-shy-of-4, screaming at each other in the living room. Mom, still sitting at table: Girls! What are you… Continue reading parenting from another room and other disasters of our age

arts, movies, music, pop culture · Church · random robin

a short list of things I’ve learned in 2018

Some of the time I just remember things I already knew or I hear things in a different way. For example, I find this to be true of the Bible. I’ll read something I’ve read a hundred times or more and something will just stand out differently. I could write a blog a day on… Continue reading a short list of things I’ve learned in 2018