Posts Tagged ‘friendship’

What is Love? (And What Isn’t It?)

What is love? Especially if you’re in love, this can be a tricky question to answer since sometimes love seems either too confusing or too simplistic. 1 Corinthians says, “Love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way…” One aspect of love...
March 10th, 2014 | Culture | Read More

Forming Genuine Friendships

Just admit it. You enjoy spending time with certain people and you avoid those who you don’t enjoy. You have friends, maybe even best friends, and you also have those lesser bonds that we call acquaintances or do not even bother to label at all. Those who we call friends are the people that we enjoy...
November 13th, 2013 | Friendship | Read More

Inception and Loneliness

Inception‘s popularity may or may not last. It is far too soon to tell whether the sci-fi flick will live up to its similarly-talked-about-brother The Matrix in longevity. When the film came out, it seemed to me that everyone was asking the wrong questions. If you’ve not yet seen Inception,...
November 2nd, 2012 | Film | Read More

On Talking: People Are Inefficient, But They Do Magic

Humans are not efficient. When they do become efficient, it is in a few shining moments preceded by monumental inefficiency. My undergraduate years were spent in the highly inefficient Torrey Honors Institute, where classes were three-hour conversations leading to personalized oral examinations for every...
August 13th, 2012 | Culture, Featured, Friendship | Read More

Pastors and Close Friends

I quoted some statistics from Christianity Today in a post awhile back, but the point was to address another article written about those statistics. I was looking at the stats again, and another figure caught my eye.
December 19th, 2011 | Church, Culture, Featured, Friendship, Religion | Read More