Category Archives: Musings

Living Like We Were Dying

Yesterday morning, I rested on the Sabbath as I frequently do, by writing, in this case writing my next sermonette, which is about a month away.  During that time I talked with my mum about what feast plans her and … Continue reading

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Fanmail

One of the more humorous aspects of writing as I do is that I occasionally get messages about my writing from others.  To be sure, I would like to get a great deal more messages than I do, but it … Continue reading

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Like No One’s Watching You

A few months ago [1], I commented that for the first time I had realized I was disabled as a result of having to fill out a document at work that happened to have one of the conditions I am … Continue reading

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A Trial For The Living

This morning a friend of mine shared a somewhat alarming story about there being possibly a nuclear incident of some kind in the Arctic, likely due to Russian ships and submarines in the Kola Peninsula near Finland and Norway that have … Continue reading

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We Can Feel So Far From So Close

The combination between geographic proximity and relational distance is an intolerable burden for people and peoples alike.  One of the many songs from singer-songwriter Mat Kearney is the longing tune “Ships In The Night,” which has the framing story of … Continue reading

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Profiles In Adulting

As I note from time to time [1], adulting is hard.  Today, what I would like to do is to compare different profiles of how people behave and see how it corresponds to successful adulting.  We do not have the … Continue reading

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Keeping Ourselves Open To Adventure

This morning, when I woke up more than a little tired after the long day yesterday, a day in which I had quite a few good conversations but did not end up doing any dancing [1], I did not have … Continue reading

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Voulez-Vous Danser Avec Moi Ce Soir

As someone who has read more than my fair share of books by Theonomists, especially at an earlier period of life before starting this blog, I am struck by how they deal with Genesis 4.  When God confronted Cain about … Continue reading

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Liker Du Bøker?

I find it striking, and sometimes even a little bit depressing, how much of my life has been spent in books and in book learning.  Last night and this morning, as I was readying my things to bring them with … Continue reading

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The Price Of Heresy

Some years ago [1], I read a book written by a libertarian which promoted itself, falsely, as being a book about the “real” Abraham Lincoln when it was nothing of the kind.  At the time, I was content to give … Continue reading

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