Car Companies Down the Drain

Car Companies Down the Drain

This particular Detroit automobile manufacturer is in real trouble. They’ve produced some great vehicles, powered by cutting edge six cylinder engines: My favorite is their convertible model. But for some reason, expenses have been exceeding income, and it looks...
The Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide

The Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide

And now for something completely different … It’s recently come to my attention — and I’m surprised more people aren’t expressing their concern over this — that we’re daily exposed to the potentially very dangerous chemical...
The Gift of Suffering

The Gift of Suffering

I walked out of the clinic in a stupor. The sky seemed less colorful, the spring air less fresh, my legs less stable. I had testicular cancer. More blood tests, ultrasounds, X-rays. My dad flying in a few days before the surgery date. Surgery. Almost passing out in...
You Will Die

You Will Die

Memento mori. I first heard that phrase in grad school. The professor was challenging us to consider that we’ve got a finite number of days on this earth, and that we should make the most of them. Psalm 90:12 reinforces this sober appeal: “So teach us to...