arts, movies, music, pop culture

what kind of GRACE: my honest thoughts on a complicated time

Let’s be absolutely clear: if I had said I DETEST Trump just five years ago, no one would have batted an eyelash. I detested Trump then for sure. I paid ZERO attention to him as a personality or pseudo-businessman. I was repulsed by his very face. NOW he is in my face EVERY SINGLE DAY.… Continue reading what kind of GRACE: my honest thoughts on a complicated time

arts, movies, music, pop culture · family

when you can’t move away from you

There’s nothing like moving to a new place to rethink your life and priorities. You box up all the Stuff that you have loved with all your heart or have barely even noticed for the past however many years you’ve lived where you currently live. I have many things that have 3 years’ worth of… Continue reading when you can’t move away from you

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

how to be proactively reactive

So many bad things could be avoided if the people in horror movies actually watched horror movies. They just aren’t prepared for things. Like why would you not lock the door behind you? Or use a plastic beach chair to prop against the door? You wouldn’t. Unless the script says you do. And then it’s… Continue reading how to be proactively reactive

arts, movies, music, pop culture · faith

what I really, really want

The Spice Girls song notwithstanding, I find myself lately holding back my requests from God. I’ve been saying things like, “whatever you ordain is right” and help us to believe. But it’s not really that different from the (awful but ubiquitous and annoyingly catchy) song after all. We have all these demands. I had demands… Continue reading what I really, really want