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Fantasy and Liminality: Reflections on The Wheel of Time (Book 1)

Note: Fantasy and Liminality is a new series of reflections that looks at liminal themes in fantasy. This inaugural piece looks at the first book of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time. For these series of reflections, my goal isn't to recap, review, or retell each book. I will explore themes I found important for … Continue reading Fantasy and Liminality: Reflections on The Wheel of Time (Book 1)

God’s Deafening Silence: A Reflection on Job 19:1-8

Author Note: A Sermon delivered to Orange City United Methodist Church (Orange City, FL) on August 8, 2021. “How long ago was that day?” Job thought. He’d been so distraught and disturbed, he could merely only observe that time had continued to progress unrelentingly, unmercifully, without noting its amount or meaning. Time had continued—was it … Continue reading God’s Deafening Silence: A Reflection on Job 19:1-8

LOL! Laughter Opening Liminal Space/Thresholds: Comedy and Celebration in Liminal Journey

I was sitting at my desk in geometry class as a sophomore in high school at about the age of sixteen, struggling to understand a new mathematical language embracing spatial intelligence, when I began daydreaming. Many of us can recall our minds, if we were to be honest, wandering into a new stream of consciousness … Continue reading LOL! Laughter Opening Liminal Space/Thresholds: Comedy and Celebration in Liminal Journey