Category Archives: Songs

Escaping this “Mad World”

I’ve heard this song a bunch of times, but I just recently looked at the lyrics. There’s something interesting going on in these words: All around me are familiar faces Worn out places, Worn out faces Bright and early for … Continue reading

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“God is not a white man”

A while back I had the opportunity to serve communion. I was not particularly excited about the job. It was just another Christian ritual that had melted into the mundane. About half way through serving communion, I began to feel … Continue reading

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Firework: Theodicy according to Katy Perry

“Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin Like a house of cards One blow from caving in” I’ve never looked at the words of this song before, but it turns out that they might be quite useful in thinking … Continue reading

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Can We Get a Napkin – 2 Responses to a Spontaneous Encounter with the Divine

The spontaneous food court musical put on by Improv Everywhere is, in my opinion, a Youtube classic. The final note of the musical is preceding by a camera shot of a little girl watching the spectacle. Her expression in is … Continue reading

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“Beat It”

You better run, you better do what you can Don’t wanna see no blood, don’t be a macho man You wanna be tough, better do what you can So beat it, but you wanna be bad Enter, the first theme … Continue reading

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