The Suburban Vagabond

On a search for a better world, finding it in the most unlikely places

Darkness and Light

I spent this evening shopping with my 2 year old, Lux. We ran around the mall, played arcade games, tried on random accessories, topping the evening off with a meal … Continue reading

2012/12/15 · Leave a comment


Here, wrapped in our wanderings Straying, at home in the sundering In the division of heaven and earth Unaware – the contradiction of Birth   Your kings come, o Man … Continue reading

2012/12/06 · Leave a comment

Of Theology, and Poetry

 I love books. They are – by far – my favorite inanimate objects. Amanda and I have four bookshelves in our basement, and we take great joy in hunting through … Continue reading

2012/11/27 · 1 Comment

(In Between: Pt 3) The Wind and the Whisper (Guest post by Katie O’Neill)

  Let me tell you two stories – a story about wind, and a story about beauty. These stories appear unrelated, but they float around in our big universe, as … Continue reading

2012/10/08 · 1 Comment

The Kingdom of God [Guest post by Logan Savage]

Logan is a full time student (Psych major) at Freed-Hardeman University and a youth/children’s minister. In his free time  he enjoys road trips, chasing money-changers out of temples, and investing … Continue reading

2012/10/02 · Leave a comment

Originally posted on brandon andress:
Words on pages are not enough to transform you. Inspirational and motivational words are energizing, but they are not enough to sustain your fleeting emotions…

2012/09/03 · Leave a comment

The Story of The Oases

Once, there was a tribe of people who wandered in a deserted and arid country. A distinctive people, followers of a great leader, their homeland was a lush tropical paradise … Continue reading

2012/08/21 · Leave a comment

Supermoon, Mystique, and Reaching Beyond

Sometimes the best, deepest, and truest things about life cannot be merely described. The reason I am a follower of Jesus – this journey that I’m on to know God … Continue reading

2012/05/06 · Leave a comment

“We’re still in Kansas, Toto…”

Today’s guest post is from blogger Emily Norton. Emily is a Criminal Justice major at Anderson university. She is a part of the Mercy House community, and also volunteers at … Continue reading

2012/04/19 · Leave a comment

So, You Wanna Be One of the Cool Kids…

In the moment of our creation we receive the stamp of our individuality; and much of life is spent in rubbing off or defacing the impression.  ~Augustus William Hare and … Continue reading

2012/04/10 · Leave a comment

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