Neil Gaiman’s 2001 fantasy novel, American Gods, couldn’t have been more prescient when it was written. Now that the series is getting the small screen treatment, the clash of gods—mythical and modern—reminds us that there really is a war going on, and the battlefield is our hearts.
This is absolutely the best song ever right now. “…be sure your sin will find you out.” –Numbers 33:23
We are not watching the sun go down. Nor are we watching the earth turn. We are watching the shadows grow longer.
“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.” — Neil Gaiman
Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, Let not the mighty man glory in his might, Nor let the rich man glory in his riches; But let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness … Read more Glory In This
For the first time in the history of history, people can live in their own virtual reality. No, I’m not talking about the Samsung Gear VR (which I’m hoping someone buys me for Christmas). I’m talking about the democratization of news that the internet allows.
Say you have bought a ticket on an airplane and you intend to fly from New York to San Francisco. What do you ask of the pilot when you climb aboard and take your seat next to the little window, which you cannot open but through which you see the dizzying heights to which you … Read more Not Around, but Forward
“Could it be that a genius is a man haunted by the speaking Voice, laboring and striving like one possessed to achieve ends which he only vaguely understands?” –A.W. Tozer When we think of a genius, we normally think of someone who is smart, knowledgeable, and extremely intelligent. Someone who has a handle on his … Read more What is a Genius?
But the obedience which the Enemy demands of men is quite a different thing. One must face the fact that all the talk about His love for men, and His service being perfect freedom, is not (as one would gladly believe) mere propaganda, but an appalling truth. He really does want to fill the universe … Read more Loathsome Little Replicas of the Enemy of Hell
I’m glad that God accepts those who have strong, but small faith. “Faith as a grain of a mustard seed,” He calls it.