On a Different Note

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Take a moment to look at this house. I have watched with interest as it goes up, because no matter how far along it gets, the construction strikes me as odd. Every time I see it, one question plagues me, so far without resolution: How do you get to the front door?

What looks, to my admittedly untrained eye, like the front door-like space appears prohibitively high off the ground. I don’t see room for a substantial porch, with stairs, which might be the most logical solution.

Construction workers building the house have put ladders up. Will the owners employ a similar tactic? You could, at least, guarantee no solicitors came to your door: simply pull up the ladder! Continue Reading >>

Lifebits

Day’s Verse:
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love.
1 Cor. 16:13-14

I’ve had a blog post open and partly written for days. That’s why I haven’t updated my blog in such a long time — I’m halfway through a post and I keep trying to squeeze it out, but you know, you just can’t rush some things. So in the meantime, I thought I’d post a quick update on all those meaningless things that make life meaningful. Continue Reading >>

An Update

Day’s Verse:
We don’t yet see things clearly. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us!
1 Corinthians 13:12

As I opened boxes of office-related stuff today, I ran across this Pearls Before Swine bicyclist comic, which I had up in my cube at Charles River.

Pearls Before Swine Cyclist Comic

I love this comic. I don’t know if the artist is a bicyclist, but it so perfectly encapsulates the reality of bicyclist/non-bicyclist relations in one succinct comic. Continue Reading >>