#MeToo

I never know how to react when I hear about women being sexually abused, harassed or assaulted. The immediate reaction has always been something involving castration via rusted pliers or a tiny room and a donkey high on viagra. I’ve been following some threads of #MeToo and found some comments on Gabrielle Union’s page that […]

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The Book of Quotes: Summer 2017 Part 2

Girlfriend(to me): Stop staring. You’re a black man and they’re old white people. Guy: Jesus washed people’s feet. It’s biblical. Me: I’ve always wondered what the modern equivalent would be. Maybe washing each other’s drawers. Guy: Ok! It was nice seeing you! Me: Did you recognize which quotes were yours? Girlfriend: Yes. They all said […]

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Charlottesville and Houston

I may get into some trouble for this post. Maybe it’s too soon. But I can’t help but notice a strange pattern in the church lately. When the riots in Charlottesville broke out, some churches said very little from the pulpit. That was fine. It happens. We’ve been here before. Nothing new. But when Hurricane […]

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On Trump and Charlottesville

A lot has happened in the past couple days, things have escalated quickly, and our president hasn’t responded as adequately as we would like him to. The bad news is that as bad as the events in Charlottesville are, this is nothing new. From Ferguson to Baton Rouge and Treyvon Martin to Tamir Rice, all […]

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Augustine’s “Confessions”: or “Everything You Wanted and Didn’t Want to Know About Augustine”

Confessions is a book written by Augustine of Hippo that recounts his entire spiritual life from infancy to adulthood. He goes into extraordinary detail about his thoughts and is refreshingly honest about his sins and exhaustively detailed about his theology. It’s addressed to God, but his life and ideas can benefit all of us today.  […]

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The Book of Quotes: Summer 2017

Me: Would you ever have a food fight? Girlfriend: Yes. Me: With eggs and tomatoes? Girlfriend: Yes. Me(to Indian girl): Would you ever have a food fight? Indian girl: Yes. Me: With eggs and tomatoes? Indian girl: No. Me: With rice and curry? Indian girl: Racist? Me: No. I just…picked…another messy food. Never mind. Girl […]

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