Steve Macias

Dominion. Liberty. Contra Mundum.

About Killing Dragons

We were chatting about something. It was common. But then he brought out the uncommon. “Daddy, I’ve never killed a dragon. Have you?” It caught me by surprise. I wish I had a handy answer for that one. I looked at him for a second and pondered what was going through his mind. It was so honest and pure. One of those out-of-the-mouths-of-babe moments. “I have never killed one, but I know who did,”…

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Bartering and Blessings

This is a follow up to a previous post. I am now going to address two objections to the idea that we should not give to get.  Then I will end with some ways to have a more biblical mindset when giving.

Doesn’t God Promise Blessings to Those Who Obey?

It could appear that what I said in the previous post contradicts the idea the God blesses us for obedience. If we give to God won’t we get…

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Love this little guy.

Love this little guy.

This is super awesome! Who is going to join me? Hosted by St. Mary Coptic Church in Roseville.

This is super awesome! Who is going to join me? Hosted by St. Mary Coptic Church in Roseville.

The Lynching of Adrian Peterson

The Lynching of Adrian Peterson

Adrian_Peterson_2010Adrian Peterson has been my favorite football player since we were both freshman at our respective colleges. My appreciation for him only increased when my favorite football team, the Minnesota Vikings, drafted him in 2007. From that point on, he has been the best running back in the National Football League in an era when the game has made running the football into a relic of a bygone age. When…

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The Birds, the Bees, and the Eleven-Year-Old Trip

The Birds, the Bees, and the Eleven-Year-Old Trip

My children know that when they reach their eleventh birthday, they get to go on an overnight trip with Papa, i.e., me. They get to pick where we go and what we do for that entire day (within reason, of course–Disney world is not an option.) We have a grand time doing the things that they enjoy, and as a dad, I rejoice in the opportunity to focus on them entirely for the weekend. However, the…

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Evening iced coffee and GK Chesterton.

Evening iced coffee and GK Chesterton.

Spent the day in Fairfield walking and calling with the campaign team for Assemblyman Dan Logue. Thank you to our friends in Solano, especially Andrew Untal, Jim McCully, and Rod Ferroggiaro for your outstanding leadership. #GameChanger

Spent the day in Fairfield walking and calling with the campaign team for Assemblyman Dan Logue. Thank you to our friends in Solano, especially Andrew Untal, Jim McCully, and Rod Ferroggiaro for your outstanding leadership. #GameChanger

Ray Rice and American Culture

Ray Rice and American Culture

On Tuesday TMZ Sports posted a video showing Ray Rice, now former running back for the Baltimore Ravens, punching his wife in an elevator and then dragging her out of the elevator unconscious. This event occurred on February 15th. Law enforcement gave Rice the typical penalty for a first time offender. The NFL suspended him for two games. However, once the video hit the internet he was cut by the…

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