Arrival and regret

Louise Banks: If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?Ian Donnelly: Maybe I'd say what I felt more often. I-I don't know. —from the movie Arrival We walk through life in a straight line. We remember the past, often vividly, but we do our living in the moment ... Continue reading

I don’t just believe; I know

“But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and he will stand upon the earth at last. “And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God! I will see him for myself. Yes, I will see him with my own eyes. I am overwhelmed at the thought!” — Job 19:25-27 (NIV) I know. I am convinced. I ... Continue reading

Soul-searching

I woke up one morning in the middle of May with a weird headache. Whenever I bent down or stood up, coughed or sneezed, I'd be seized with a sudden pain between the eyes. A couple of sneezes and it would hang on as a dull ache for the rest of the day. I quickly began dreading that familiar tickle ... Continue reading

Where dreams lead

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey. I've been for a walk on a winter's day. I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A. California dreamin' on such a winter's day. — California Dreamin' by John and Michelle Phillips, sung by The Mamas and The Papas When I was young, I would sometimes lie ... Continue reading

Beyond the stars

Kelvin: Am I alive or dead? Rheya: We don't have to think like that anymore. We're together now. Everything we've done is forgiven. Everything. —from the movie Solaris Would you know my name if I saw you in heaven? Would you feel the same if I saw you in heaven? I must be strong and carry ... Continue reading