coincidence: a remarkable concurrence of events which have no apparent causal connection with each other. fate: the development of events, beyond a person’s control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power. Everything happens for a reason, doesn’t it? Growing up with a strict religious background it was something that was just understood. It was God … Continue reading Coincidence or Fate?
We ate at the Olive Garden tonight, the one that used to be a specter, the one that would show up on search engines but that we could never find. Until they finally built it… and people came. Of course it took us nearly six years after they arrived to make our way to the … Continue reading @the Olive Garden
Life is a series of actions and reactions, the interactions between us and others, between us and our surroundings, and between us and our own minds. We wrestle with decisions every day, fighting against thoughts that could tend to derail us. We have expectations that we strive to achieve, provided we actually believe they are … Continue reading This Is Acting
“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.” ~Genesis 2:2 For the longest time I thought this was what we were supposed to do, the idea that with God as a model we were to … Continue reading Growing Up Seventh-Day Adventist: Even God Rested
“…and that R.E.M. song was playing in my mind. Three and a half minutes. Felt like a lifetime.” ~Better Than Ezra I always wondered what “that R.E.M. song” was, which one from their vast catalog made such an impression on a young Kevin Griffin (lead singer of Better Than Ezra) that he immortalized it in … Continue reading That R.E.M. Song