To Believe In God

December 4, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLegacy No Comments

“To believe in God is to believe in the salvation of the world.” “The paradox of our time is that those who believe in God do not believe in the salvation of the world, and those who believe in the future of the world do not believe in God.” “Christians believe in ‘the end of … Read More

Hope

July 20, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLegacy No Comments

It amazes me that someone can run a thread of purpose through our miniscule, pain-filled lives, but I do believe it. If I didn’t believe there was something out there I don’t understand that is able to do this utterly impossible something — namely: create purpose out of the constant mess of life — well, … Read More

My Friend, Thomas Edison

July 1, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLegacy 1 Comment

Perhaps the most evil thing about humanity isn’t our propensity for malevolence but our ability to get distracted. The other day I toured Henry Ford’s replica of Edison’s laboratory inside Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. I was mentally transported to Menlo Park, New Jersey, where Thomas Edison and his team created history in the form … Read More