Category Archives: culture

Losing My Religion

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Losing My Religion by William Lobdell A Book Review of a Very Good Book and Some Thoughts on My Own Faith Experience With Jesus By David Tieche Some Background A little while ago, my friend Justin gave me a book …

What I’m Thankful For

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So one thing I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving. That I’m not a pilgrim. I think we can all agree that being a Pilgrim in the early 1600s would have been an absolutely miserable experience. I read an article today from …

I love the Muppets.

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We don’t love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities. – Jacques Maritain, Philosopher I love the Muppets. I love them like I love other things I deeply love. Meaning, I …

Beethoven, fourth graders and me.

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Press Record Today at my kids’ school, all the fourth graders were given, as part of their music curriculum, a recorder. This is clearly part of an insidious agenda designed to destroy America. Because after school today, at my kids’ …

Dave tries to explain the 90s…

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When All Was Almost Lost DEAR CHILDREN, My precious offspring. Fruit of my loins. My precious progeny. Gather ’round. Let me tell you a story. About a time, not so long ago, when all was not sunny. It was a …

The Road

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The Road So, as everyone knows, I am an emotional guy. But what makes me cry is not usually things that are sad. What makes me cry is goodness. Beauty. Recently, I heard from a friend about an interview given …

Beautiful Day

I love San Jose I love San Jose. I mean, I really love it. It’s my favorite city in the world. And it’s my home. My kids have grown up here. The only house I’ve ever owned is here. But …

The First Time I Met Martin Luther King, Jr…

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Dr. King It was one January. I was 24. It was cold outside. Winter. My empty life rattled, like a dryer with a brick in it. Hours before, I had used my key-card to go into my cushy job. That …

Tim Keller’s Sept. 11 Remembrance

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SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE AND PEACE FOR 9-11 VICTIMS’ FAMILIES Ground Zero/St Paul’s Chapel Tim Keller Sept 10, 2006 As a minister, of course, I’ve spent countless hours with people who are struggling and wrestling with the biggest question – the …

The Ambulance is Coming

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This is me in grade 9 baby… Last week, I had