Author Archives: Jason

Seventeen

How have seventeen years gone by so quickly? Abby Kate is full of great ambition and drive. She sets high goals for herself and achieves them with her determination. She is also thoughtful; she is the embodiment of the phrase, … Continue reading

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New Music: Jackson Bybee

Jackson has been at it again, releasing three new songs today. If you’ve listened to any of his previous songs, you know what to expect here. Lots of electro beats. I really like his stuff.

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Grand

The earth is full of His glory.

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Psalm 5: In the Morning You Hear My Prayer

As I continue my slow stroll through the Psalms, I’m struck by the way the Psalmists weave God into the “ordinary” rhythms of the day — what some have called “the offices of prayer.” Psalm 4 ends with the Psalmist … Continue reading

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Key West

We also made the drive from Miami to Key West, which was a really pretty drive. We spent a day in Key West; here are some of our pictures and a video I shot while I was taking part in … Continue reading

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Marlins Park

Our family visited Marlins Park in Miami as part of our vacation last week. We had a great time, but I wouldn’t rank it very highly on my list. I’ll have a revised stadium rankings list coming up soon. Until … Continue reading

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Psalm 4: I Lie Down in Peace

Psalm 4 is traditionally understood as an evening Psalm, a prayer for bedtime. This is because of the powerful closing line, found in verse 8: In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make … Continue reading

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Psalm 3: Arise

The heading for Psalm 3 indicates the setting: when David fled from his own son, Absalom. I was immediately struck by how difficult this must have been for David. When your own son is trying to take your life, you … Continue reading

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Psalm 2: The Lord’s Anointed

Continuing a series of posts on the Psalms using the ESV but also Jon Goldingay’s “The First Testament.” The first thing I noticed was another reference to “murmuring” in v1 of Goldingay’s translation: Why have nations crowded together, and peoples … Continue reading

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Rewatching LOST: Season One, Episode Four

Last night, we watched episode four, the first Locke-centric episode of the series. It’s pretty cool seeing some of the Locke themes playing out even in this first flashback. I was always struck by his, “Don’t tell me what I … Continue reading

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