You get more of what you focus on

Slug Bug

My son Fionn and I play the drive-time game Slug Bug. The idea, if you're unfamiliar with it, is to identify as many Volkswagen Beetles as possible while out and about and thereby rack up points against your opponent. Right now I'm creaming my kid, I'm proud to say.Don't feel sorry for him. He used to win all the time.One thing I've noticed is that since playing, I see Bugs everywhere -- all the time. Red ones, blue ones, silver ones, yellow ones, avocado-green ones, white ones. They're … [Read more...]

Go ahead and live badly

Coming up short

Perhaps the most tiresome complaint about Christians is that they are hypocrites.Just typing the word makes me yawn. Yes, some professed believers are sanctimonious. Yes, some are false. Yes, some are even manipulative. But most are like me; they are garden-variety moral losers. And how boring is that?The majority of complaints about supposed hypocrisy are really complaints about moral weakness and failure, something that plagues everyone. Can it be any other way? Jesus tells us in … [Read more...]


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