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February 2008 Archives

This post is the body of an email I sent to my friends from the Uganda trip. One of the things that struck me about the trip was that “macro” poverty – what we could see from the street, for […]

My new friend Shannon – beautiful blogging brain behind bold, brilliant Rocks In My Dryer made this comment yesterday: Friends keep saying, “give yourself time,” and I think, “time for WHAT? Time to forget just enough of what I saw […]

This fall, Abilene Christian University will be providing all incoming freshmen with either an iPhone or an iPod touch: …freshmen will use the iPhones or iPod touches to receive homework alerts, answer in-class surveys and quizzes, get directions to their […]

Thanks for your comments and emails about my blogging problem. Thank you too for the exhortations to keep talking and processing and exhorting and confessing. There is a single moment I cannot get out of my mind. It occurred on […]

I am having a blogging crisis. I don’t know what to write. I see the news, I see everything going on and yet I can’t muster much (any) passion to write about them. Yesterday I had a conversation with a […]

Being a dad, I am strong in the animal sounds category. Pigs oink and cows mooo and rhinos snort and snuff (astute readers of Moo, Baa, La la la will get that reference) sheep baaa and goats maaaa. Jesus warns […]

One of the great discoveries of the last 100 years is BooMama. It is true – somewhere between the first Macintosh and the bass boat is BooMama. Who is BooMama? What is BooMama? Why is BooMama? Well, one must achieve […]

On my first day at the unnamed hospital in Uganda, I met another little girl named Grace. I caught her out of the corner of my eye as I entered the children’s ward and was talking to another little boy. […]

The news is good – my brain is shrinking. During the past 15 rounds of chemo the tumor area has shrunk more than 30%. And that is that. I’ll go another four rounds and we’ll revisit this same conversation round […]

So, I found this via my friend Carlos. It is a “30-Day Sex Challenge” started by the folks at Relevant Church in Tampa, Florida. Here’s the gist of the challenge: People are not having enough sex. An epidemic of breakups […]