"What embitters the world is not excess of criticism, but an absence of self-criticism." - G.K. Chesterton

Friday, September 05, 2008

What gives?

It's been a while ay? As life rolls on I've found myself with increasingly little time for continuing ...I was going to say blogging, but, as it turns out, blogging is but one small piece of all that I have little time to keep up. School has been fantastic. I've been throwing myself into my studies and have gotten into the habit of doing upwards of four times the work actually required of me. Last quarter I wrote my term paper on theology and evolution. This quarter it was on hell conceived as universalism, eternal conscious torment and annihilationism. It's been a lot of fun having the time actually do some research.

I also took on a half-time job this spring. I'm now the "youth guy" at our church. It's been tremendously challenging, exciting and scary... but good. That combined with school and the soon to be kid #2 leaves me in a place where I really need to bracket my life in such a way that forces me to give up some things I really love: like talking to you all. Now I'm not saying I'm gone for good. It's more like "few and far between." I guess one benefit of this medium is that it's not like anyone's going anywhere (unless someone's thinking of swearing off the internet). So ya. I guess I just felt that I owed you all some explanation, especially Matt since he continues to keep the home fires burning... even if no one's home half the time. Sorry bud.



Blogger Daimo said...

Where's that essay on Hell?

And on inappropriately tangential matter, when is #2 making an appearance?

Our Wee-Un has now recognised that Dad's both funny ha-ha, and funny peculiar. That's a good sign of her mental acuity.

9:56 AM

Blogger Alex said...

Just sent it to ya.

#2 = Oct 8th. "I hear that train a'comin'. It's comin' 'round the bend..."

Bout time to get crackin' on #2 yerself then ay? You got any new pics of her on FB? I haven't checked in awhile.

10:51 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just taught a friend (as part of an informal Christian doctrine course) about the different options in the Hell debate. I'm going todefend Universalism on my blog tomorrow.


4:35 AM


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