Category Archives: Non-Fiction in Review

Don’t look now but not all non-fiction was created equal, but as a dedicated polyglot, there’s no rescue from exploring every different angle that I can! From Linus Pauling’s “On The Nature of the Chemical Bond” to Mark Blythe “Austerity: The History of a Bad Idea” – I cannot help but let myself take pilgrimages of the mind through all the wonderful worlds of thought that humanity comes up with.

Side Interests: Alternatives to Improve

The bad news: incremental improvement is all there is. It’s disappointing, but I think most of us recognize that it’s true. That said even despite the times where we have a number of simultaneous incremental improvements on several areas that … Continue reading

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Huh? Why Haven’t I?

Editing… Not something I am truly the best at with my own work. But I hear that’s a common problem. Having a conversation today, I realize that I really spend almost no time at all editing anything. Mostly, I just … Continue reading

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What Should Christians be Reading? A Few Thoughts

Reading effects how we view the world. From the fiction of J.K. Rowling to the insidious works of Fitzgerald, from the pages of the Bible to the writings of Thomas Malthus, reading molds our heads. So, what in the world … Continue reading

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Backpacking with the Saints

Earlier this year I set out planning a liturgical backpacking trip. After spending sometime working up my little project one morning, IĀ escaped for a bit checking the mail only to find one of my favorite corespondents – the Oxford University … Continue reading

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Jumping off Rocks: What am I up to?

Watching J jump off rocks is pretty amazing. A year and a half ago, I jumped off a rock towards a particular end. Writing is both a dark place of massive anxiety for me and simultaneously a place of peace … Continue reading

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Twister, a Swimming Pool, and Prayer

Put your hand here, balance there, take one foot into the air… One of the profoundly honest things that I encountered in “Do Your Om Thing” is the concept of physical prayer. When you twist into a pretzel, there is … Continue reading

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Anti-Christ’s in John’s First Epistle

Children, it is the last hour! As you have heard that antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have come. From this we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they did not belong … Continue reading

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