The Incompleteness of Christianity

The Incompleteness of Christianity

Despite our desire to be in control, to experience things with a sense of completion (of being all tied off, done and dusted, sorted and settled) Christianity is a way of being in the world that promotes and indeed requires things to be incomplete. Faith, hope, love, forgiveness, hospitality; these Christian virtues all operate by disturbing cycles/economies of completion... leaving things to lie unfinished and incomplete.

"Christianity revels in incompleteness. In disturbing, disrupting, and breaking cycles of completion. In refusing to let cycles continue on ad infinitum. The characteristically Christian virtues not only promote, they require, things remaining incomplete."
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Things I Learnt Watching The West Wing

Things I Learnt Watching The West Wing

Heather and I just finished watching all 7 seasons of The West Wing. To mark this achievement I have decided to share 7 lessons I have learnt from this magnificent show. Lessons include the company you keep, the benefits of a spouse, and the use of props when thinking.

And even if you don't like the lessons, I think I've collected a pretty great assortment of clips, enjoy!

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