Reality & TV

July 14, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

Sometimes I hear people criticize a movie or a TV show for not being realistic. But the truth is, we don’t really want realistic, do we? I mean, if we really wanted REAL real life, we’d set our lawn chairs outside the neighbors’ house and watch them every night. Hm. No, I think want we … Read More

Storms

June 30, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

Today in Michigan it rained; The sky turned a blue the shade Of a deep, angry ocean And the atmosphere cracked Like someone quite large was Ripping the sky in half. It Was Beautiful. //

My Life, A Movie

March 16, 2005By Josh Allan DykstraLife No Comments

(This post was mostly taken from a rare journal entry of mine back in August 26, 2003. It was just returned to my thoughts by this interview with Eugene Peterson.) It seems to me that the masses of the American public, myself included, desire to live their lives in the magical moments of a movie … Read More