Idea Hoarders

“Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now.” —Annie Dillard   I came across this quote by accident. I don’t know anything about the author of it, except to say that she is a writer and a poet […]

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Falcon Heavy Launch

  As part of its Falcon Heavy test launch, SpaceX sent a Tesla Roadster into orbit this afternoon. A few of us gathered around my computer to watch a live feed of the event (though just barely in time, because I keep making the rookie mistake of forgetting about time zone differences.) Even though rocket […]

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God’s Love

“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!” 1 John 3:1 (NKJV)   I’ve seen a lot of Christians putting too much emphasis on either God’s love or God’s justice, to the detriment of the other. I’ve done it myself in certain situations. Both […]

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Flash Fiction is Actually Not Bad

  I’ve always been a little bit curious about flash fiction, but only in the sense that I’ve always thought that it would be terrible. How in the world would you fit a meaningful story into 500 words? I assumed that the effort expended to read the characters on the page would literally cancel out […]

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