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Weekly Poem #121

Omens

As my train passed through some disused factory district,

I saw a man-sized crow perched on stainless steel precipice.

It sat still, unmoving, but it caught me with its eye… 181 more words

Poetry

Burial

Death.

A state that is the exact opposite of living.

Death.

Something that can be.

Even while you’re living.

Death.

Something that could have happened years ago. 77 more words

Feelings

Determinism - Free Will = Fatalism

(A) Determinism is nothing more and nothing less than the belief in the reliability of cause and effect.

(B) Deterministic inevitability is the logical implication of a perfect reliability between cause and effect. 796 more words

Philosophy

Sovereignty of God: Sparrows & Flowers

WE TEACH the absolute sovereignty of the triune God over all things.  God’s sovereignty is affirmed in the act of creation, it sets Him apart from all other possible gods, it gives him authority over governments and kingdoms, and it is exercised in the salvation and judgement of individuals.

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Theology

It's My Life

Dear reader,

My last post was written in a moment of weakness when I felt truly sorry for myself. At the risk of sounding contrariant, I have to made a redaction. 472 more words

Life

Poetry - The Last Poem - a look into the future.

I wrote this on the last day of 1997.

Life is all we have. We have a consciousness that has come out of a miraculous fusion of chemicals. 183 more words

Zeitgeist

The Comfort of Gravity

This pedestrian psalm:
a gray meditation on

the ordinary, an escape from
the pedantic, officious cage

and collar, and debt, oh debt—
short leash pulling me home. 137 more words

Poetry