GRAMMATEUS My friends and I worked on a writing project throughout 2013. Here is the link to our work. On the home page, all publications can be downloaded in (.pdf) format. Enjoy!
When I drive by certain houses, I almost stop to admire their beauty. In our town, on the way to the grocery store, there are at least two of these houses. Good symmetry in the architecture, well manicured lawns, solid boundaries. … This morning (a Saturday) I awoke at 5:30am. After a bike ride, IContinue reading “Edging”
Jason Mraz has a lyric in which he wonders where all of our words go. “Do they bend, do they break, over the flight that they take, and come back together again, with a whole new meaning and a brand new sense, completely unrelated to the one I sent?” I have been wondering similar thingsContinue reading “Words – Where Do They Go?”
The word “play” is derived from the Old English term “plegan” meaning to dance, to leap for joy, to rejoice, and to be glad. The other term it comes from “plega” means to exercise or occupy oneself, to busy oneself. Often times, play involves both exercising and rejoicing, occupying ourselves while being glad. So weContinue reading “A Time to Play”
Sometimes I fear that life is about big factories, big banks, big churches, and big houses. Or maybe it’s about who scores the most points, who has the most money, who has the most sex, who drives the nicest car. Then I go to a funeral and remember its about how many people you’re lifeContinue reading “Why Live?”
I read somewhere that “Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” When I read that, I thought of my wife. Not because she charmedContinue reading “P31”
I think God made us to operate on cycles. One of these cycles is work, relax, repeat. For example, when using a computer, it’s best to take brief breaks from the screen. Every 10 minutes, look 10 feet away, for 10 seconds. For every hour of sitting, do five minutes of walking. For every sixContinue reading “Work. Relax. Repeat.”