Size Matters

By Eugene C. Scott Size matters. Especially to 12-year-old boys. That’s the year, 1969, I began to believe bigger was better. Every Friday night my best-friend Bruce and I would walk to a mall in our neighborhood to hang out. We always hoped there would be girls...

Harry Potter and the Church Part I

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zKidngYrdg] Like J. K. Rowling’s wonderfully weird invention of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Jelly Beans, her Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and God’s equally wonderful and weird church are...

Solving Life's Problems through Slogans

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sm3OhpIMfU] We are enamored with slogans. If it can’t be said in three to seven words, seems it ain’t worth saying. Take for example the saying, “Everything happens for a reason.” This saying is usually...

All the World's a . . . Dance: The Trinity and You

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN86d0CdgHQ]“Country road take me home. . .,” John Denver warbled from the CD player as our Jeep jolted down the lonely miles of country roads in the Canyon Lands of Utah. “. . . to a place where I belong,”...

A Postcard from the Pacific Rim: Maui, Hawaii

By Brendan Scott and Eugene C. Scott Expectations. Most times what we expect to happen trips us up and gets in the way of seeing and experiencing the more oblique, twisted, fun, real side of life. For example on a trip to Maui one would expect a sunburn, sand between...