When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

What Are We Here For?

J.M. Boice told an amusing story about Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees in the 1950’s. During a game, Hank Aaron came up to the plate to bat. Yogi Berra began his usual chattering and tried to distract Aaron. Yogi said to him, “Henry, you’re holding the bat wrong. You’re supposed…

Mowing The Lawn During A Tornado

Meet Theunis Wessels of Alberta, Canada. No, this picture hasn’t been photoshopped. He is actually mowing his lawn as a terrifying tornado wreaks havoc behind him. Just a few moments before this picture was captured, Theunis’ wife, Cecilia, was taking a nap. Their 9-year-old daughter came racing in and woke her up. She was upset…

Less

Throughout time, the goal has been to have less. We like our fruit to be seedless, And our grass to be weedless. We strive for our bodies to be fatless, And for our diets to be calorieless. We like our technology to be wireless, And for its usage to be effortless. We like our possessions…

The Best Play Of The Game

Anthony Rizzo is the first baseman for the Chicago Cubs. It was the last game against the Los Angeles Dodgers before the Cubs would advance to the World Series for the fist time since 1945, so you can imagine there was a lot of pressure. On Rizzo’s previous at-bat, he disputed with the home plate…

Political Correctness

Bigot! Judgmental! Offensive! Chauvinistic! Intolerant! Hateful! The mere mention of words like these can cause some of the fastest, strongest, and angriest reactions in our world. That is, as long as this reaction supports our culture’s agenda. There is perhaps nothing more ugly, more despised, and more ostracized than the egregious “sin” of political incorrectness.…

You Can’t Really Remove God’s Commandments

This week the Supreme Court ruled to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments from the Oklahoma capitol building. I have to admit, my initial reaction was anger and frustration until I saw a more full picture of the situation. First, they aren’t just removing the monument and destroying it. According to USA Today, they…

Top 10 Yahoo Searches of 2014

Every year Yahoo puts out the top ten searches from that year. The results are always revealing about our culture and the events of the world. Here is what our culture has been searching for (Yahoo). Ebola. Minecraft. Ariana Grande. Jennifer Lawrence. Kaley Cuoco. Kim Kardashian. Frozen. Miley Cyrus. iPhone 6. Jennifer Aniston. The billions…