What’s Up With God’s Wrath?

Christians believe that Jesus of Nazareth was and is the God of the Old Testament, Yahweh.  Jesus himself claims that the third person of the Trinity, the Father, is in him, and that he is in the Father (New International Version, John 14:11).  Yet, many people find a disconnect between the loving Jesus and the... Continue Reading →

Not Just a Cutesie Card

Most people might think the card above is just a kitschy little token from their parents on a minor holiday. The fact that my husband and I received this last night was a way bigger deal to me. Five years ago, it would have been a statistical impossibility to receive something like this from my... Continue Reading →

The Good Place + Ethics

As a Christian, I was uncertain about watching a comedic series on life in hell. It couldn’t be anything but blasphemous, right? Not only is the show hilARious, but 3 seasons in—ironically—it’s actually confirming all I believe about ethics. The main characters can’t get into heaven, because no matter how many good things they do,... Continue Reading →

The Absurdities of Adults

An arena of three hundred people leaned forward in their seats to watch the first-ever cranioectomy performed on a teenage girl, organized by Dr. Mattathias Meh-dickle-skool. Netflix transformed Lemony Snicket’s brilliant book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, into a television show. I read the book series as a child, but unfortunately, those memories have... Continue Reading →

Regrets of the Morning

The 40-minute drive home from the grocery store was long enough to convince me I had made a mistake. At Fred Meyer, the cashier took about 3 times as long as he probably should have to complete my purchase (he was in the home/garden section and hadn’t scanned groceries in a while). The gentleman standing... Continue Reading →

Silverwood Survival Skills

So, you’ve found yourself wanting to plan a summer vacation, but you can’t pay for another Disneyland trip plus airfare to Anaheim. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, why not visit the largest theme park in the region? Silverwood Theme Park’s website speaks for itself—check out the attractions, great admission prices, and FAQ. Their job is to convince you... Continue Reading →

We’re Boycotting Santa This Year

“You better watch out, you better not cry. You better not pout—I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town. He’s making a list and checking it twice. He’s gonna find out who’s naughty and nice... he sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or... Continue Reading →

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