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Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Spiritual | 0 comments

Of Zombies and Purpose

This morning, I scanned the guide of our cable TV offerings and clicked to watch a bit of one of my favorite movies of all time: “Toy Story”. The zombie toys were attacking Buzz and Woody. I had a funny thought: Then I asked a serious question I’ve asked a lot lately: Why are zombies, vampires, and other mostly dead so popular? The best explanation I’ve heard is from Mike Glenn. You see, over the last year, I’ve had a unique vantage point to watch people. And I’ve seen what Mike is talking about. A businesswoman hustling to a cab clacking her heels on the pavement because she had a chance to catch an earlier plane home. She could make it home before the kids went to bed. A homeless man sucking on a disposable lighter rummage through an ashcan trying to find leftover cigarettes with enough tobacco to get a fix. A wife whispering over and over again, “I’m sorry” as she helps her inebriated husband into a...

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