After Midnight: Holding onto Hope

I don’t post at midnight. I probably never do. The truth is, there’s just been a lot on my mind and I’m struggling to process right now and at midnight, you guys are the only ones who are here. So yes, sometimes I post at midnight. Some nights I come home late with a heavy […]

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What We Owe Our Enemy: A Look at Justice and Bullying

Here’s to the last paper I wrote in my undergraduate career! This one is for my Classical Political Philosophy class and is on justice according the Plato’s Republic versus the Bible…   Book One of Plato’s Republic addresses an important question: what is justice? And, specifically, it discusses what we owe the other—both our enemy […]

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Revelations of Divine Love

I recently purchased the book “From the Library of C.S. Lewis”. It is a collection of written work from those who are said to have inspired Lewis’ spiritual journey. My plan is to read one piece each night as part of my devotionals. This particular piece is actually the first in the book, and as […]

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Self-love

Starting next month at Libero Network we will be talking about Self-Harm; so I thought I’d kick-start things with a post on the opposite: Self-love. This post was originally published as a guest post on my friend’s blog: crsawka.blogspot.com back in April 2011. Now that I have this personal blog, I decided to re-publish it here. […]

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St. Augustine on Relationships

Here is a paper I wrote for my Influential Christian Thinkers course in 2011 – working off of St. Augustine’s “On Christian Doctrine” and how his definition of ‘using’ and ‘enjoying’ applies to various types of relationships. Intro In “On Christian Doctrine,” St. Augustine speaks of the difference between enjoying and using things. He says, […]

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