Death: End Credits

“See the stone set in your eyesSee the thorn twist in your sideI’ll wait for youSleight of hand and twist of fateOn a bed of nails, he makes me waitAnd I wait without youWith or without youWith or without you” Alex Goot & Jada Facer / U2 – With or Without You  While I may…

Neil: Yonkey’s World

In preparation for this season, I was often asked about my personal view on God.  That’s complicated. I see him through the lens of 6 different characters. But this entry is about Neil (the human) so let’s seeā€¦ I see God as my conscience.  Whenever I need to contemplate a difficult decision, I imagine that…

Dylan: Father

BiologicalĀ  My dad passed away in January 2017.  In the last few years he suffered from dementia: a horrible disease which causes impairment in memory, communication, and thinking.  In other words, it slowly destroys everything that makes you human. Earlier in life, he used to tell me these really detailed and long-winded stories.  I was…

Caleb: God

If God were to return to Earth as an ordinary human being, I believe he would choose to be an actor.  An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance, and God is certainly one complex character! He already has previous experience playing diverse characters in creation stories — playing male and…

Neil: Human Nature

What does it mean to be human? Does it mean that we all eventually die, and that our lives determine what really matters? Does it mean that good and evil are just constructs determined by one’s own upbringing? Or does it mean we’re imperfect beings, bound to make mistakes, yet determined to learn from them….