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I think, therefore I don’t know.

I’m studying Ludwig Wittgenstein this summer with a group of friends (a seminarian’s idea of fun). Ludwig was a philosopher born in 1889 who wrote about almost everything, including language and how it creates, interprets, and engages reality. He writes from an alternative philosophical foundation to Descartes’, “I think, therefore I am.” — I just … Continue reading


“And an astronaut could’ve seen the hunger in my eyes from space.” This is a line from the song “Woke Up New“ by The Mountain Goats.  It’s a great song that tells the story of waking up to a life that you didn’t picture yourself living.  There’s a sense of loneliness and fear, but also innocent … Continue reading

Move it.

Often, in the midst of life’s big decisions and heartache people wonder, Where is God in all this?  Why isn’t He showing up and telling me what to do?  Why isn’t He doing anything to fix it? I agree that it’s hard to believe, let alone tangibly experience, that God is active and moving both … Continue reading

“sinking staleness”

I’m sitting at Panera, drinking hazelnut coffee in my new travel mug, trying to catch up on the last 5 days of emails. It’s been a long time since I wrote something on this blog and it hasn’t been for lack of desire. It’s more so been for lack of ideas and inspiration. I’ve clung … Continue reading

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