Season 3 of "This is Us" is really about where Randall Pearson belongs. It starts when he comes to a new community, pitches a campaign speech because he cares about the people of the city, and is rejected. "Go back to where you belong." For people like him, and for people like me, hearing that … Continue reading Where I belong
The voice you believe is not the voice you have given the highest position to, but rather the voice you listen to the most in your daily life. Is your identity as “child of God” and what Christ describes you as - is that the voice you let speak loudest and most often when you … Continue reading I had a realization
This blog post's about Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. This book's subject matter includes the occupation of Afghanistan by the Taliban and the ensuing destruction of Amir, the main character's way of life. While Amir grew up as a wealthy heir to a sizable estate and son of a respected man in his community, he soon discovers … Continue reading What I Loved About The Kite Runner (Massive Spoilers)
Hi guys, it's been a while. I think I decided that I wanted to change up the content of the site a tiny bit - being able to post detailed "sermons" on biblical teaching regularly will be a bit of a challenge. I'm going to update things with a bit more slice-of-life everyday occurrences, journal … Continue reading The Greatest Gift You Can Give Someone
Introduce yourself Introduce the topic When asked about who and how we should love, Jesus tells a story of radical love - how a Samaritan goes out of his way to show love to a Jew, his cultural enemy. Before we get into the story, though, we have to understand what makes this story significant … Continue reading Good Samaritan? How this Story Illustrates the Gospel
Hi, name's Michael, glad to see you here, thanks for visiting! I'm currently setting up the site, which should take a little while. I have a lot of blog posts planned! Prepare for a lot of Christian insights and intercontextual, topical bible studies along with Psychology and Myers-Briggs stuff. Okay, now to be completely candid: … Continue reading Welcome to Metaphors and Madness!