Change: Change is hard because it’s made of metal. Oh, the other kind of change is hard too.
Liberal Theology: If your spiritual truth finds its value primarily in metaphor that is ravenously devoid of absolutes then thanks for saving the planet and feeding poor people.
Football: Fantasy Football is my new algebra. I try it again each year and never quite get it. Fail.
Preaching: That burdensome joy! You demand my all, get less than I have to give and yet out produce even more than you demanded.
Marriage: Isn’t it fitting that something so good and worth it would be so damn hard? And yet we are surprised by this.
Church: If it’s a drag then I apologize for the people like me who have not tended her well.
Fatherhood: If I get all else wrong, Lord, let it not be this.
Horror Movies: Since when did you start to be PG 13? Shame on you, jerk.
Excellence: Pursue it. But by all means, don’t achieve it on your own behalf. That’s just arrogance.