Die Heretic

Emo Philips: Once I saw this guy on a bridge about to jump. I said, "Don't do it!" He said, "Nobody loves me." I said, "God loves you. Do you believe in God?" He said, "Yes." I said, "Are you a Christian or a Jew?" He said, "A Christian." I said, "Me, too! Protestant or... Continue Reading →

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More than one night

Charlie Brown (aka Charles Schultz): Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.'

Not comfortable, but glorious

Charles Williams in his novel The Place of the Lion, writes this unorthodox marriage proposal: "I think you're rather unkind," Damaris answered. "We both like each other - " "Dearest, I don't like you a bit," Anthony interrupted again. "I think you're a very detestable, selfish pig and prig. But I'm often wildly in love... Continue Reading →

Afraid of the Clown

From the question and answer section of "Your Three Year Old: Friend or Enemy", a book for parents published in 1976: The Letter: Dear Doctors: I have a problem of fear in a usually fearless boy who is just Three. When he was about a year old we gave him a clown that rolls back... Continue Reading →

Remorseless sociopaths

From The Onion, of course: MINNEAPOLIS—A study published Monday in The Journal Of Child Psychology And Psychiatry has concluded that an estimated 98 percent of children under the age of 10 are remorseless sociopaths with little regard for anything other than their own egocentric interests and pleasures. According to Dr. Leonard Mateo, a developmental psychologist... Continue Reading →

While traveling, I remembered Lewis

Been traveling this weekend. Great trip, great time with the family. Still, coming home can be a long and annoying trip with two little children and crowds of people.  But while getting frustrated today on the airplane, I was helped when I suddenly remembered Lewis - not C.S., but C.K. :

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