She danced. Her and her sisters, danced around the ambassadors and the senators. Never saying anything serious, yet looking like everything that was said was being seriously considered. She danced as she put on her clothes, dancing to the mirrors, periodically checking her front for stains, floating her hands ever so gently to her head … Continue reading
Hugos & Puppies: Peeling The Onion. About the Sci Fi thing as the genre a. realizes its more institutionalized than it thought b. has growing pains as its become popularized As a church person who deals with institution, welcome and popularization on a prof. level I find this very fascinating
http://www.malindalo.com/2015/03/ash-in-korean-and-other-thoughts-on-cinderella/ “Did you notice that the illustration of the girl on the cover looks Asian? The moment I noticed that, I had to sit down. You see, in my imagination, the main character looks Asian. That’s not clear in the book, and I’ve written before about why it’s OK if you (the reader) didn’t get … Continue reading
I have an ongoing theory about where religion is going…. It happily matches Diana Butler Bass’s, though is from a differing perspective In undergrad I got a BA in Hist and Engl and (almost) a minor in Philosophy…but really, I was studying fairy tales & fantasy. I did my thesis on that. Then in seminary, … Continue reading
Why Daylight Savings Time, Why? Most people don’t like Daylight Savings Time, I will admit that as a pastor it is a little terrifying to know that if I get the time wrong I’ll miss doing my job (yipes) However, my kids have already adjusted their systems (at least 10 days ago) do the new … Continue reading
Jesus’ #transfiguration motto for today
My Mythic Origin Story (thanks to http://www.transmography.net/brainery/syllabus-schedule/science-fiction-fairy-tales-spring-2015/) class Before she could even speak words She listened And before the word there were forms and before that there was…something Colossal collisions, implosions on the skin, bombarding, piercing the eyes and creeping into the ears. Before she could even speak words, she started stringing things together. Understanding … Continue reading
book hangover…when you finished a good new series and your other good ones are pretty much memorized, so its hard to read anything
Anyone want to join a writing class? So far its not making, but its a GRAD level creative writing class for fairy tales (any kind of class in speculative fiction for creative writing is hard to find) the professor is bona find and has great reviews… Reblog/share around please 🙂 http://www.transmography.net/brainery/syllabus-schedule/science-fiction-fairy-tales-spring-2015/
https://medium.com/@theboyonthebike/god-loves-monsters-4f727db3d046 Beautiful Theology over at theboyonthebike “The monster was not a threat to God. And while Job had become a threat to his friends, he wasn’t a threat to God either. The creature that the world called “monster,” God called “friend.” The beautiful part then is that the people the world calls “monster” (because their … Continue reading
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