Happy Birthday, Danielle 3

Dear Danielle, Since I’m not so artsy to create you a great birthday card and you don’t seem to really like gifts for your birthday (or so you say ­čÖé ), I figured I’d write you a blog post instead. “Happy Birthday” is an inadequate way to express what it means for you to have ...

One Year 8

One year ago tonight I was sitting in a room of the second ER I had visited in the middle of a manic episode / mental breakdown. I don’t remember all the details of those couple of days, but there are some that stick out. I remember talking to one of my best friends, Dave ...

Same Love

So, if you listen to Top 40 radio, chance are you’ve heard Mackelmore’s newest song – The Same Love. It’s a lyrically interesting song, for sure. And Mac, if I may refer to him as such, makes some good points. We’re all God’s children Stereotypes are bad Preaching hate, especially from the pulpit, is always ...

Rage Against my Beliefs? 8

Recently Danielle sent me an article from Rage Against the Minivan┬áregarding the issue of marriage equality and Christianity. I, of course, read the article and couldn’t wait to post some thoughts. The author’s main beef is that they perceive Christians as trying to push their religious beliefs on others / use their religious beliefs to ...

Peter Gets a Bad Wrap

Last weekend I attended the Honor Bound 2009 Men’s Conference with a group of guys from our church. It was a terrific conference. We had a small group of guys, and the fellowship throughout the weekend was something I really needed. The speakers were also great. The first night was Joe Jackson, a former player ...

The Twitpocalypse is Upon Us!

Apparently, the Twitpocalypse is upon us all! Basically, every Twitter message sent has a unique id. Once the id passes 2,147,483,647, there could be problems for some Twitter client apps. The id has already passed this value, and Twitter.com is still functioning properly. However, at least one of my favorite apps for the iPod Touch ...