Month: December 2014

2014 Was Epic

This blog post might seem like a bit of bragging. That’s not to poison the well because I had a lot of breakthrough in 2014. But, just as well, my 2014 did not go as expected, and I’m always an “aim high” kind of guy. I just did not imagine so many things coming to fruition so quickly, so many doors opened, and blessings galore. Of course, the year wasn’t perfect, after all, Peyton Manning did choke, the USA was beat in Sochi, I got my first book rejection… 2014 was in many ways like a self-reflecting version of...

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“Is This Supposed to be Funny?”

If content can go “viral,” this Tweet from Religion News Service, 40K followers, has certainly made me sick. Does something look wrong in this Tweet to you? If atheists had Christmas cards . . . — Religion NewsService (@RNS) December 15, 2014 The Tweet was supposed to promote an article at RNS, 10 Anti-Christmas Christmas Cards if You’re not Feeling Holly and Jolly. Patrick Madrid was the only popular Catholic voice to make comment on it. @RNS Is this supposed to be funny? — Patrick Madrid (@patrickmadrid) December 15, 2014 And it backfired somehow:   This is concerning for...

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