Witches' Sabbath by Francisco Goya Many names, colors, and symbols have often been associated with the satan. Colors like red and black, symbols like the inverted cross and five pointed star, and names like lucifer and the devil. But one main idea, more than any other, has wrongly been associated with “the satan” from the … Continue reading The Devil’s in the Details
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How Broken Are We?
There's a certain amount of psychosis that's to be expected when everything around you is on fire and everyone around you is pretending things are fine. Imagine being a teenager when most of the adults in your community are thrilled that life is getting "back to normal" after COVID, but you didn't think things were … Continue reading How Broken Are We?
Imagine traveling into space and witnessing the blinding intensity of the sun's light unmediated by our atmosphere, or feeling the heat in what you assumed was the cold darkness of space. C.S. Lewis describes this experience in his novel Out of the Silent Planet when the main character Ransom is kidnapped and forced into a … Continue reading Blinding Lights
Not Without You
Originally Posted: November 19th, 2018 The story opens with a female prophet and judge holding court between “the heavens” and the “house of God.” A thousand different sermons could be preached about the life of Deborah. In this counter-intuitive story, the themes of lament, prophecy, and the role of women come to the front. I’ve … Continue reading Not Without You