Archive: Dec 2008



Keeping Our Power

By Ron Block

Luke 4:7 jumped into my mind today. Not the words themselves, but just the chapter and verse number.

My mind was beginning to center in the wrong direction. Someone I know thought they could read my Read More ›

Twilight: I Was Not Dazzled

By Travis Prinzi

I have to begin this review of Twilight with a disclaimer. I have only read the first book in the series. That’s important and counts as an initial strike against my review, because I happen to agree with James Read More ›

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream

By Pete Peterson

I grew up with Full Moon Fever.  Songs like “Freefallin’”, “I Won’t Back Down”, “Runnin’ Down a Dream”, and “Yer So Bad” could easily be the sound track to my coming of age in rural Florida.  I came from a town Read More ›

Brevity

By Russ Ramsey

It has been unintentional, but on several occasions here in the Rabbit Room we’ve discussed the use and power of words, and eventually someone (often this guy) steers the conversation to musing about the Read More ›

Virtual Advent Wreath, Christmas – Immanuel, God with Us

By Russ Ramsey

Here in these weeks leading up to Christmas, we have been posting a series of meditations focused on the story of Jesus’ birth from the Gospels.  For more on what Advent means and why many Christains observe Read More ›

Grace of Michigan

By Eric Peters

I was back in Michigan for the second time in three-and-a-half weeks. Knowing that it was a long drive to our ultimate destination of Lake City, my family left Nashville early on a  Thursday where we reached Read More ›

The Corners of our Eyes

By S. D. Smith

“All the toil of man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied. For what advantage has the wise man over the fool? And what does the poor man have who knows how to conduct himself before the living? Read More ›

Formerly Famous II: The Real Fame

By Ron Block

Jonathan’s incident with Randy McLeod underscores the neediness inherent in our God-created flesh, whether we are believers or unbelievers. Read More ›

The Secret Chamber and the Afterglow

By Andrew Peterson

I’m in my bunk on the tour bus, which is in some ways like a coffin, in other ways like a berth on a ship.  Some nights it feels more like a bunk bed at a sleep over with a bunch of friends, only your friends have Read More ›

Virtual Advent Wreath, Week 4 – One Star Lit for Them

By Russ Ramsey

Here in these weeks leading up to Christmas, we are posting a series of meditations focused on the story of Jesus’ birth from the Gospels.  For more on what Advent means and why many Christains observe it, Read More ›

Twilight: A Negative Review

By Andrew Osenga

Here in the Rabbit Room, we try hard not to speak disparagingly about authors and artists.  Rather, we laud the work that we admire and remain silent about that which we do not.  However, sometimes Read More ›

Formerly Famous

By Jonathan Rogers

I was in the checkout line at the Belmont Bi-Rite. In front of me, a famous person was paying for some ice cream. When I say he was famous, I don’t mean I recognized him from TV or the magazines. I didn’t. I Read More ›