Category: Personal

Parenting by Ikea, and Becoming a Man

It is an incredible thing when parents begin to confide in their children. Previously, I’ve noted how discomfiting it can be to realize parents are as perplexed and improvisational in life as any other human on the face of the earth. Children often grow up believing their moms and dads are infallible and know exactly

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Street Preachers and Answered Prayer

Well that was interesting. A group of street preachers came to CNU today. Apparently they had been preaching since 11, although I only hear of their presence until just before noon. Nico called me while I was watching a youtube video. Instantly I closed my laptop, grabbed my wallet and sunglasses, and ran to the

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Considering Beauty

Class today was surprisingly fulfilling. I thought for sure that ‘Search for Beauty’ was going to be the class I’d drop, but now I seriously doubt that. Dr. Redick came out swinging as soon as the clock hit 4:00. I barely had time to pull out a pen before he told the class to write

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Growing Up

I go on a hunting trip every year. It takes place on the first or second weekend of the new year at a beautiful retreat center on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. I’m usually not a huge fan of Maryland, but the eastern shore is one of my favorite places on the east coast. The

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