The Kindness of Strangers

For all practical purposes, I've been gone for a couple of weeks, so there are a few odds and ends catch-up items that I have laying around. Among them: This week alone, the Treasury Department auctioned off $118 billion in debt. For those that prefer zeroes, that's $118,000,000,000.00. And that's just this week! Who buys …

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Huskers Offense – Still Offensive

As I've mentioned before in this blog, the Nebraska Cornhuskers offense was absolutely abominable this year. The last few games they've started to come around and they actually played very well for the first time this season when the Huskers creamed the U. of Arizona 0-33 at the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. But the …

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Faith and Theology

... When we come face to face with God in Christ, the posture of faith is not hunching over a desk frantically searching to find out, “What does this mean?” It’s rather falling on our face before the Master crying, “I am unclean!” ... Read more by clicking on the title.

Tidbits from “The Philosopher and the Wolf,” by Mark Rowlands

I'm currently reading The Philosopher and the Wolf by Mark Rowlands. Subtitled, "Lessons in Love, Death, and Happiness," it is a wide-ranging story and philosophical meditation of Rowlands' years spent with Brenin, his pet wolf. One of the overarching themes is Rowlands' comparing and contrasting of simian and lupine sensibilities. As he says at the …

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