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You Are Not Her Super-Hero?

John Eldredge popularized the notion that every man needs a beauty to rescue. Despite scathing critique from certain quarters of the Christian community, Wild At Heart remains popular with an average four star rating on Amazon.

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As Good As It Gets

Jack Nicholson looks across the table at Helen Hunt and agonizes to make a compliment. It is not hat he does not have one to give. He does. But, his character, Melvin, suffers a terrible misanthropic streak. He expresses disdain for nearly all human beings until he meets her, … Continue reading

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Milestones, More Fun Than . . ., and Love

“You never ask a woman her age,” so goes conventional wisdom. Today we will celebrate one of those milestone birthdays. Patty turns the new 40 today. Yes, you will have to guess as I plan not to threaten our weekend plans with a tell all. Happy Birthday Patty!

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The Eschatological Necessity of Advent

What if in our most honest moments we admit we really want things to stay the same? Republicans and Democrats posture as though they want a new way – a post-partisan solution to what ails our out of sight spending habits. Really, they just offer another illustration of Black … Continue reading

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