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Verses

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  I’ve always been interested in the concept of verses. How they influence we read the Bible, how we memorize Scipture, how we understand God. This is, apparently, related to “paratext,” a concept in literary interpretation.  Just like going to

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Motivational Babies #1

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I created these last year, combining the “aww” of babies and the “awesome” of motivational quotes. Some are funny, some are serious, and some are just awe inspiring. More at http://motivationalbabies.blogspot.com  

Commercial Lampoon

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Something along these lines– A television show focused on mockery of commercials, ads, trailers, etc.  So often I sit and watch these ads that are so deserving of parody, but nothing arises.  Of course, these are the problems:   –

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Present

Chapel

The following is a piece I wrote about the Vespers service at Baylor for one of my English courses.   Present GATHERING in PEACE & QUIET. It is 3:30 Vespers on a sunny Thursday afternoon at Baylor University.  Miller Chapel

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Thesis

virtues

I am almost finished with my thesis on the Pevensie children and the virtues.  I still have more work to do on it, but I’m almost there. And this sums up my entire Fall.   Sigh.

The Kingdom

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“Long, long ago, the Emperor of the Far Away Lands sailed through the Strait of Nobility, across the Sea of Virtue, and landed on the shores of an uncharted land. He placed the Venerable Charles Schultz in charge of this

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Joseph

Carpenter

This is a pre-summary (summary of the work before the work is finished– kind of like an outline, but more fun) of what I will be speaking on for the Middle School students at Cypress Bible Church this Sunday morning.

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Eyeing Things Up

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It’s so much fun to imagine “What if inanimate objects weren’t inanimate?”  We’ve tried this in movies, such as Toy Story and The Brave Little Toaster and even in Transformers (I love when the AllSpark brings the cell phone and the

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Rabbit Room Mug

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This is my favorite mug.  I got it at the Hutchmoot this year, after years of wanting one.  It is so hearty and elegant, with such crafty character. It is handmade and, though not right now, surely in the future,

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Enraptured

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Enraptured VERSE 1 Enraptured and captured By the light of light And the love of love Sweet laughter flies after Our tongues have sung the Love of love   BRIDGE And our lives like vapor burn like paper in the

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Strengths

Strengths

When you arrive at Baylor as a freshman, there is (among others) a certain requirement: You are to take the Clifton StrengthsFinder test.  They do this to help prepare students to thinking about their calling, to help them meet other

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