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Some Sugar

High School memories are funny things. Some people over romanticize them, and some dwell only on the unhappy ones (which is what I usually do, but mostly because they are funny). For most of my freshman and all of my … Continue reading

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Read the Bag

It’s always a good idea to read instructions or to at least have a general notion of what they would be if you actually did read them. Of course, even if you do read the instructions, you should make sure … Continue reading

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Two Funerals in January

Every now and then, you experience a moment that is not what you expected or intended. I had such a moment one Monday night in 2009. The revamped Star Trek movie was in theaters and a couple of college students … Continue reading

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Jim, the Snake, and Me

My dear friend Jim and I have shared many experiences that deepened our friendship. Some were arguments and debates, some moments epiphany, some the simple joy of having a good time, and once (just once) it was killing something together.

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Packet of Wisdom

Wisdom is found in interesting places. Some enjoy the wisdom passed down through their families from generation to generation. Some travel to distant lands to seek it from solitary men living on mountain tops. Some search for it within the … Continue reading

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Explosions of Flavor

Back in 2007, I traveled with our campus ministry to HUT, which is kind of a missionary training camp, but also an excellent place to learn about the challenges faced in third world countries and poverty-stricken rural areas  (including in … Continue reading

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