To Challenge and Confess, “Treading Paper” (Part 1 of ?)

“But our hearts tell a different story Our hands feel a different pulse.”                   – Thrice Treading Paper According to my Google Music account, I have listened to Thrice’s album Major/Minor over 100 times.  In the past several months, it has kept me company through many hours of thinking, reading, and writing as I… Continue reading

Beauty and the Cross: The World will be Saved by Beauty (Part 3 of 3)

"Restate my assumptions: 1. Mathematics is the language of nature. 2. Everything around us can be represented and understood through numbers. 3. If you graph these numbers, patterns emerge. Therefore: There are patterns everywhere in nature."                                     - π        ... Continue reading

Beauty and the Cross (Part 1 of 3)

I don’t think you trust In my self-righteous suicide –      System of a Down, “Chop Suey!” Recently, I read Joe Hill’s best selling novel, Horns. I don’t necessarily recommend it (it’s one of those book that depends on the reader, however his comic Locke and Key is absa-freakin-lutely amazing), but the reading merits of the… Continue reading

The Beauty That We Seek

(image source) A THOUGHT FROM JONATHAN EDWARDS In the first couple of paragraphs of his essay, The Nature of True Virtue, Jonathan Edwards claims that when we look for virtue in things, we are ultimately drawn to beauty. He wrote (image source) Whatever controversies and variety of opinions there are about the nature of virtue, yet all excepting,… Continue reading