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...

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...

W.W.H.P.D?: What Would Harry Potter Do?

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oifNdCEvw4] Of all the battles Harry Potter faces, one is paramount. Not his conflict with Draco Malfoy, Professor Snape, the Dementors, the sweetly evil Dolores Umbridge, not even with Him-Who...

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...