Believe It

Nick Foles cries. A lot. But he can afford to. He’s the Super Bowl MVP of the E-A-G-L-E-S Eagles. More to the point, I endorse his message of finding strength through weakness. Foles’ honesty is refreshing as he is not playing for fame, for wealth, or an accumulation of trophies. He’s playing to honor God….

God: A Human History

Biblical, and using that term generically, texts aside, author-scholar Reza Aslan charts both the history and concept of God in a fascinating follow-up to Zealot, where he previously de-constructed and then re-constructed a historical look at Jesus the Messiah. Here with his latest, Aslan does not solely present the Jewish/Christian/Muslim God, but theorizes how the…

5 A.M.

I harshly and suddenly awoke from a dream at 5 AM by a thunderclap signaling the oncoming apocalypse. This wasn’t simply God bowling his strikes, rather the Almighty had decided to demolish the entire bowling alley complete with pins, balls, and those vending machines with their unwinnable trinkets that truly have no place in Paradise, …