After coming back to the US after two years, what looks different?
Category Archives: Covid
You Represent the Middle, and You’re Not Alone
Extremes sell. Conflict sells. Division creates interest. When I studied English Literature at the University of Oklahoma, we learned a lot about the movements of a story. The story arc creates a good story, by not neglecting some essential elements: Late last year, I started writing my first novel. It caused me to remember someContinue reading “You Represent the Middle, and You’re Not Alone”
Distracted, Divided, Dependent
Someone wants you distracted. Someone wants you divided. Someone wants you dependent. You have a choice.
This is not a post primarily about Covid, lockdowns and political decisions. It is a post about the impact of those decisions and others on a society. One definition of a society is “The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals.” There are a couple of key words in that definition,Continue reading “No Community”
Life changes, we change and our dreams change. That is a normal part of this existence. If you can’t find the hope today that doesn’t mean there won’t be hope tomorrow.
After Christmas – The In-between
So, here we are, after Christmas, but before Easter. After salvation, but before heaven. We have the Good News that Christ is born. We have the truth of His salvation, but we live in the reality of our daily lives. Living every day in this in-between place of a fallen world and yet desiring so much for everything to be made right and just and true.
Masks, the Fidget Spinners of 2020
Masks have become the new “thing” that people buy. People have obviously started buying more masks even though the ones they have are still usable. Masks are now a way to express their individuality or uniqueness in the same way some other things have been.