No Fear, Just Pain

By Eugene C. Scott Not the actual truck The Nissan truck with the No Fear off-road package sat in the drive. Big knobby tires, six-inch lift package, fancy rims, dual exhaust.“Semper Fi,” said a sticker in the back window. We had driven from Winter Park to Loveland,...

How Did 9.11 Impact You?

By Eugene C. Scott Vail Mountain rose behind us unmoved. I, however, was trembling. I stood at its base on the ski slope holding a microphone. Beside me stood a friend, an Episcopalian priest. I felt out of place there wearing dress shoes, a dark tie, and a suit. Not...

Harry Potter and the Church Part II

By Eugene C. Scott It’s true, like the old bumper sticker said, that “God Doesn’t Make Junk.” But after 50 plus years of watching the people around me and daily looking in the mirror, it’s plain God certainly created his share of peculiar, screwy, and eccentric...

What if "The Hunger Games" Were True? A Book Review

By Eugene C. Scott What if? “What if” is frequently the central question submerged in good fiction. C.S. Lewis asked, what if a Christ figure came into a completely different world from the one we know? In answer to his question, Lewis invented Aslan the Lion and...

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,”...