Archive for the ‘Evil’ Category
October 15th, 2012 by Halee Scott
TweetSeptember 11 was my coming of age. I was 23 years old, married for two months, and, though I had already experienced many personal horrors, my view of the world was dewy and bright. I grew up in a small town in east Texas that’s something like the Shire — provincial, safe and removed from [...]
August 20th, 2012 by L. James Everett, III.
TweetWe humans are amazing. And, in a profound way, we also totally suck. Both are true. Why? How? Amazing stuff first. Thinking. We can think about things outside of our experience. Our thinking transcends our situation and can comprehend things outside of time, or in the past, or can make plans for the future, or [...]
July 9th, 2012 by L. James Everett, III.
TweetThere is a question that is so strange to people. When I ask it, it’s like I am speaking a different language, and they can’t understand my syllables. And yet there is nothing strange about the question. And it is one of the first questions that the Bible answers, without even explicitly posing it. The [...]
June 25th, 2012 by L. James Everett, III.
TweetRacism and stereotypes have been in the news recently because of a young man gunned down in Florida. I like to think that I’m not stereotypical and that I don’t stereotype. But just a little sarcasm will demonstrate how silly this is. Stereotypes are everywhere. And they are so yucky. Stereotypical people suck. One reason [...]
June 4th, 2012 by Sarah Jackson
TweetOn April 14th I watched my little brother, Aaron, marry his college sweetheart. I loved watching him laugh when he said “I do” too early while repeating his vows. I loved watching his bride beam when they were pronounced man and wife. And I loved watching close friends and family interact over dinner at the [...]