Building Your Vocabulary

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug. —Mark Twain Often times, we find ourselves groping for the right words to describe somebody or something, be it abstract or concrete. Unlike Shakespeare, we do not have the authority to coin new words to... Continue Reading →

Does God Have a Name?

If God had a name, what would it be And would you call it to His face? These lines from Joan Osborne’s song “One of Us” has always made me think, “How many people are not aware that God has indeed a name?” I was born and raised in a Christian family where Bible study... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day: A Christian Celebration?

It’s February 13 once again, and tomorrow, people will celebrate Valentine’s Day. A day of romance, love, sweet affection, and what else. But is Valentine’s Day a celebration for Christians? Is it scriptural or pagan? Legend of Valentine’s Day The history of this celebration is actually shrouded with mystery. And for what I know, Christendom... Continue Reading →

A Writer’s Dilemma

Q. When referring to a zombie, should I use the relative pronoun who (which would refer to a person) or that (since, technically, the zombie is no longer living)? Essentially, does a zombie cease to become a “person” in the grammatical sense? A. Let’s assume this is a serious question, in which case you, as the writer,... Continue Reading →

Jack’s Confession: Finn Is Fake

So I have been a subscriber of the British twins, Jack and Finn Harries , and I do truly enjoy their video. But last week, February 04, Jack released this video and told the world his secret--that Finn is fake. His twin brother Finn, dubbed as "the better twin" by their followers, never existed. That... Continue Reading →

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