For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:13-14) Dad: We made a beautiful daughter (4 year old) Daughter: God made me, and you are not God. As I was … Continue reading The Results of a Simple Theological Truth
Okay, I know I've spent time here before. The problem is that this time I recognize a lot, and yet still everything is a little alien. It's a little like the feeling an expat gets when he returns to his home country, save that at least here everybody expects me to be a little out … Continue reading Culture Shocking
Legislation: From the US, why we should be wary of laws written by trial lawyers. Military: So much for Canada's reputation as a peaceful nation. Baldness: Nice to know my receding hairline has some value for the glory of God. Fashion: Author demands that you "Stop Dressing Your Six Year Old Like a Skank"
For some reason, I've begun to hear two different, but equally disturbing misunderstandings of orthodox Christian theology when it comes to self image. In the first place, when I affirm that I am in fact a beautiful person physically (which I believe myself to be) some people think that I am at that point lacking … Continue reading Beauty in the Beastly