glorycloud's Diaryland Diary

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2019-09-18 - the revelatory function of the cross
2019-09-17 - in the end he will bless Israel and the nations
2019-09-16 - The Fall of Paris
2019-09-15 - alienation from God
2019-09-14 - Lake Michigan sunset
2019-09-14 - a fixed written Gospel tradition
2019-09-13 - an existential detective story
2019-09-12 - the prospect of a submarine attack filled him with dread
2019-09-11 - the Great Western Schism
2019-09-10 - Real Life
2019-09-09 - the Birth of Modernist Art
2019-09-08 - a heroic conception of the poet
2019-09-07 - the New Thought cult
2019-09-06 - diary of a Yuppie
2019-09-05 - emanated from the cosmic darkness
2019-09-04 - Cold War
2019-09-03 - demonically possessed cell phones
2019-09-02 - Jonny
2019-09-02 - the apostolic testimony to Christ goes back to Jesus's own foundation
2019-09-01 - the fact that sea salt now contains mircoplastics
2019-09-01 - devotions
2019-08-31 - the one who does not return to God is led as utterly captive to Satan
2019-08-30 - history of synoptic tradition
2019-08-29 - the defeat and disempowerment of all gods and idols by Christ
2019-08-29 - morning devotions
2019-08-28 - the Pauline churches formed end-time "contrast communities"
2019-08-27 - saints in glory
2019-08-26 - a secret history of the workspace
2019-08-25 - the boy was country tough, but hillbilly tacky
2019-08-24 - the diversity of life
2019-08-23 - Johnny Cash
2019-08-22 - page 751 2019 Diary
2019-08-22 - a ghost lost in the Wasteland
2019-08-21 - the whore of Babylon
2019-08-20 - the hunger angel
2019-08-19 - there is a tropical rain forest at the North Pole
2019-08-18 - The Kumulipo
2019-08-16 - The Aegean Civilization
2019-08-15 - grafted into the gospel
2019-08-14 - Dinosaurs are still with us in the form of energy
2019-08-13 - the one who gives life to the dead
2019-08-12 - a vanished golden age of European culture
2019-08-11 - the Gospels are ancient biographies
2019-08-10 - a History of Bohemianism in America
2019-08-09 - Blueberry Festival Used Books Sale
2019-08-08 - the justification of the ungodly through the atoning death of Jesus
2019-08-07 - Jonny
2019-08-07 - God will judge the world on the last day through Christ
2019-08-06 - God's self-revelation in Christ
2019-08-05 - was raised again for our justification
2019-08-04 - I am the LORD; there is none else
2019-08-03 - Jesus is the Lord of the cosmos
2019-08-02 - the Zion Torah
2019-08-01 - the gift of righteousness to the ungodly sinner
2019-07-31 - his messianic ministry completed on the cross and his resurrection
2019-07-30 - humans originally participated in God's incorruption
2019-07-29 - a ghost is born
2019-07-28 - a reappropriation of the divine life through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit
2019-07-27 - grace perfects nature
2019-07-26 - ontologically grounded in Jesus
2019-07-25 - the quest for Jesus
2019-07-24 - I had never been attacked by a garage band playing punk-rock songs
2019-07-23 - Orthodoxy was unconsciousness
2019-07-22 - DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER
2019-07-21 - The Ministry Of Truth
2019-07-20 - Man, what planet am I on?
2019-07-19 - my father is a book
2019-07-18 - the Son's eternal generation does not equate with eternal subordination
2019-07-17 - the tomb traditions of the Gospels
2019-07-16 - Christ manifested the form of God in the form of a slave
2019-07-15 - the Christ of faith
2019-07-14 - Jesus goes to his death with the certainty of the immediate glorification
2019-07-13 - the blood of the covenant
2019-07-13 - grandchildren
2019-07-13 - Jonny
2019-07-12 - a sudden light
2019-07-11 - His appearance will astonish the powerful upon the earth
2019-07-11 - family photo
2019-07-10 - Ollie our oldest son's dog
2019-07-10 - God will bring about a new creation
2019-07-09 - Ukrainian monks
2019-07-08 - Sending Theology in the Gospel of John
2019-07-07 - the Son and the Father are one
2019-07-06 - the common grace of God
2019-07-05 - we are chosen in Christ
2019-07-04 - concentration camps in America
2019-07-03 - the inherited guilt of Adam's sin
2019-07-02 - biblical spirituality
2019-07-01 - the age of images
2019-06-30 - the cult of Wotan
2019-06-28 - cleansing the doors of perception
2019-06-27 - a journey through eternal Russia
2019-06-26 - the expectation of the near end of the world
2019-06-25 - God raised the crucified one on the third day
2019-06-24 - Committee On Un-American Activities
2019-06-24 - -
2019-06-23 - the stone knife of the divine Word on the foreskin of the heart
2019-06-22 - we are all one
2019-06-21 - Jonny
2019-06-21 - the quest for a theologically normative kerygma
2019-06-20 - the omnimodal simplicity of God
2019-06-19 - a person is a product of a community
2019-06-18 - hard drive
2019-06-17 - God's impassibility
2019-06-16 - true worship requires knowledge of the truth
2019-06-15 - blessedness which is in communion with God
2019-06-14 - the covenant has a condition
2019-06-13 - the aseity and independence of the divine esence
2019-06-12 - butterfly
2019-06-12 - the essence of God is imperceptible
2019-06-11 - a used books haul
2019-06-11 - Death Metal and watermelon
2019-06-10 - we know God by the theology which He breathes into us
2019-06-09 - without faith we are shut out of every hope of salvation
2019-06-08 - God works faith in conversion
2019-06-07 - the power of faith
2019-06-06 - Pink Mountaintops
2019-06-05 - will take his refuge in Christ
2019-06-05 - the majesty of Scripture
2019-06-04 - flip the meat
2019-06-03 - an endless series of unfinished sorrows
2019-06-02 - simply hearing does not save
2019-06-01 - charismatic continuationism
2019-05-31 - dawn of the Atomic Age
2019-05-30 - the new imperialism of global capitalism
2019-05-29 - primitive sacrifices to self-understanding
2019-05-28 - God created mankind
2019-05-27 - God would restore to the righteous the glory of Adam in the eschaton
2019-05-26 - the radical fall from Adam and Eve's original image-bearing glory
2019-05-25 - Jonny
2019-05-25 - the eternal salvation of many
2019-05-24 - the redemptive eschatological fulfillment of God's creational purposes
2019-05-23 - those who have been raised with Christ seek heavenly things
2019-05-22 - God in self-revelation
2019-05-21 - jelly beans
2019-05-20 - the one God
2019-05-19 - the order of reality in the Divine Economy
2019-05-18 - the sublimity of God's eternal plan
2019-05-17 - the same old sad lament
2019-05-17 - the beauty of the Lord
2019-05-16 - the Dutch Golden Age
2019-05-15 - a miniature golf course depicting major events in the life of Elvis Presley
2019-05-14 - gray catbird
2019-05-14 - a perfect day
2019-05-13 - Lenny Bruce is dead
2019-05-12 - Jonny
2019-05-12 - the end-time kingdom
2019-05-11 - King of the saints
2019-05-10 - a theory of the complete overthrow of the capitalist state
2019-05-09 - a libertarian theory of the dictatorship of the proletariat
2019-05-08 - memory loss
2019-05-07 - the revival of learning in the West
2019-05-06 - a concept of intellectual freedom
2019-05-05 - the Holy Spirit pierces the soul with the message of the Holy Scripture
2019-05-03 - existence
2019-05-03 - in the American wilderness
2019-05-02 - all things new
2019-05-01 - God is the initiator of salvation
2019-05-01 - May 2019 Diary
2019-04-30 - the illusion of individual freedom in the pyramid of global order
2019-04-29 - one big premeditated experiment in human consciousness
2019-04-28 - the Bible finds its unity in Christ
2019-04-27 - the assassination of Trotsky
2019-04-26 - the doctrine of individualist anarchism
2019-04-26 - field mouse
2019-04-25 - the dangers of a revolution of dark consciousness
2019-04-24 - the intellectual is always socially conditioned
2019-04-23 - carrying within itself the seeds of an anti-intellectual careerism
2019-04-22 - the progress of a traditionalist and barbaric social order
2019-04-21 - a decline of the intellectual energy and dynamism of the bourgeoisie
2019-04-20 - nightmare of the intellectual poverty of revolutionaries
2019-04-19 - killed himself with the sword of internal discipline
2019-04-18 - revelation is an act of divine sovereignty
2019-04-17 - the intellectual life of the Augustan's
2019-04-17 - The Reading the Humanities Tag
2019-04-16 - people with a taste for the paranoid psychology of the cult
2019-04-15 - God continually acts to display his divine attributes
2019-04-14 - the illumination of human beings by the Holy Spirit
2019-04-13 - the cessation of special revelation
2019-04-12 - Noam Chomsky
2019-04-11 - The Worker's Party of Marxist Unification
2019-04-10 - Christ stands above and rules over the cosmic powers
2019-04-09 - God is greater than man
2019-04-08 - in Jesus' resurrection the eschatological verdict of the last day has dawned
2019-04-08 - page 314 2019 Diary
2019-04-07 - God's plan to bless the world through Abraham's seed
2019-04-06 - the meaninglessness of his egg-packing job
2019-04-05 - God justifies the unclean
2019-04-04 - election in Christ as participation of the elect in the election of Christ
2019-04-03 - the world is infested with snakes
2019-04-02 - clothed in the perfect righteousness of Christ
2019-04-01 - Christ-mysticism
2019-03-31 - the mystical union is the essence of true religion
2019-03-30 - the temple of the Spirit
2019-03-29 - disintegration of European civilization
2019-03-28 - the religion of patriotism
2019-03-27 - the Woman's Party
2019-03-26 - The Marshall Plan
2019-03-25 - our mind needs to be illuminated to understand the mind of God
2019-03-24 - it is through the Spirit that Christ communicates Himself
2019-03-23 - the image of dying and rising in Christ
2019-03-22 - as God gave the elect to his Son, the mystical union began to be active
2019-03-21 - the Cross
2019-03-20 - love your neighbor as yourself
2019-03-19 - The Final Fling
2019-03-18 - page 250 2019 Diary
2019-03-18 - the art of winning souls
2019-03-17 - the warped superiority of the American Left
2019-03-16 - all human beings are in their totality sinful
2019-03-15 - The Last Judgment
2019-03-14 - a war-torn world
2019-03-13 - two heads like two planets afloat in the immeasurable galaxies
2019-03-11 - titmouse
2019-03-11 - the violence of experts
2019-03-10 - without the cross there is no life
2019-03-09 - Your Readership Tag
2019-03-09 - a salvation that is transformational
2019-03-08 - the final eschatological judgment of all people by God
2019-03-07 - Jonny
2019-03-07 - spiritual formation
2019-03-06 - total absorption of believers into the Spirit's transformative activity
2019-03-05 - the Augustinian-Reformation tradition of interpretation
2019-03-04 - life of participation in Christ
2019-03-03 - a constant process of transformation
2019-03-02 - a block of dead ice
2019-03-01 - a low culture manifesto
2019-02-28 - restoration of Israel
2019-02-27 - these are dark days for white males
2019-02-26 - Poets were called The Music
2019-02-25 - the terrors of sacred nation theology
2019-02-24 - invisible man
2019-02-23 - Jonny
2019-02-23 - distortions of reality
2019-02-22 - the new perspective
2019-02-21 - choke on a bone
2019-02-20 - silence is golden
2019-02-20 - rustic retirement
2019-02-19 - the power of the Spirit
2019-02-19 - diary
2019-02-18 - snow moon
2019-02-18 - we value nothing in the world above our communion with God in Christ
2019-02-17 - the final vision of eternity
2019-02-16 - table fellowship
2019-02-16 - Jonny
2019-02-16 - the degrading effects of urbanization
2019-02-15 - the dominance of the machine in modern society
2019-02-14 - holy nature
2019-02-13 - sky diving
2019-02-13 - deep thought
2019-02-12 - the gospel story of Jesus
2019-02-11 - the inner person is serenely drawn to be occupied with Him
2019-02-10 - swallow the sun
2019-02-09 - ghost story
2019-02-08 - the hidden history
2019-02-07 - Jonny
2019-02-07 - humankind had never seen such destruction
2019-02-06 - a participation in the divine nature
2019-02-05 - infused contemplation
2019-02-04 - the Yellow Peril
2019-02-03 - an intimate immersion in the indwelling Trinity
2019-02-02 - the spiritual life leads to eternal life
2019-02-01 - Christian experience
2019-01-31 - the Armenian genocide
2019-01-30 - Arctic Blast
2019-01-30 - Wonderful Words Of Life
2019-01-29 - the priesthood of the Son
2019-01-28 - he was sent by the Father for our redemption
2019-01-27 - wolves of the red sun
2019-01-26 - the eschatological descent of God to judge and defend
2019-01-25 - Jonny
2019-01-25 - pilgrim through this barren land
2019-01-24 - diary-keeping
2019-01-24 - the rise of the Flaneur
2019-01-23 - another stage in escalation of conflict to global war level
2019-01-22 - there are no grocery stores in Hell
2019-01-21 - time travel
2019-01-20 - anxiety disorder
2019-01-19 - Jonny
2019-01-19 - autofiction
2019-01-18 - a fortress of sorrow
2019-01-17 - Lake effect snow
2019-01-16 - my study desk
2019-01-16 - small world
2019-01-15 - the middle of the month
2019-01-14 - the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect
2019-01-13 - the East German State
2019-01-12 - America on the way to war
2019-01-11 - Jonny
2019-01-11 - they that are in the flesh cannot please God
2019-01-10 - the Risen Christ
2019-01-09 - the Father's will toward human beings is good
2019-01-08 - gun shell casings
2019-01-07 - apple pie
2019-01-07 - the presence of a divine spirit
2019-01-06 - soar in flames
2019-01-05 - Ontological Equality
2019-01-04 - Jonny
2019-01-04 - the love of God
2019-01-03 - the Son and the Father share the same will to save human beings
2019-01-02 - junco
2019-01-02 - some are born to endless nights
2019-01-01 - first day of 2019
2018-12-31 - the living Father
2018-12-30 - last Sunday of the year 2018
2018-12-29 - The Book of Signs
2018-12-28 - Night is The End
2018-12-27 - God does not share His glory with another
2018-12-26 - red-breasted nuthatch
2018-12-26 - he bears witness by his spirit in the hearts of the elect
2018-12-25 - whoever hears and believes has eternal life
2018-12-25 - Jonny
2018-12-24 - still feeling under the weather
2018-12-23 - America
2018-12-22 - sick
2018-12-21 - my favorite reads of the Year 2018
2018-12-21 - matter and energy are different manifestations of the same thing
2018-12-20 - they should cease from caring for the luxuries of the flesh
2018-12-19 - the fourth dimension
2018-12-18 - believe and you will be saved
2018-12-17 - we are but pilgrims
2018-12-16 - to approach the cloud-covered summit of Mount Sinai naked of all concepts
2018-12-16 - finch
2018-12-15 - spiritual direction
2018-12-15 - the strange knowledge of God
2018-12-15 - the liberating dynamism of stillness
2018-12-14 - thus her desire for the vision of God is painless
2018-12-13 - the luminous darkness
2018-12-13 - The Spiritual Canticle Stanza 39 St. John of the Cross
2018-12-12 - sitting without sitting
2018-12-11 - the Jesus Prayer
2018-12-11 - Jonny
2018-12-10 - planetary breakdown of the earth's life-support systems
2018-12-09 - the heights of divine union
2018-12-09 - food
2018-12-08 - the eternal bond of love
2018-12-07 - the awakening of the self
2018-12-06 - grace dwells in the depths of his intellect
2018-12-06 - dispassionate understanding of God
2018-12-05 - page 1037 2018 Diary
2018-12-05 - experiencing unity with God
2018-12-05 - "How shall I give thee up, Ephraim?" Hosea 11:8
2018-12-04 - take me out to the ball game
2018-12-04 - the essential substance of the Godhead
2018-12-03 - the rain will wash the blood off the road
2018-12-02 - Memorial Service
2018-12-01 - the concept of free choice
2018-12-01 - December 2018 Diary
2018-11-30 - Jonny
2018-11-30 - the law of the Spirit
2018-11-29 - the one divine nature
2018-11-28 - terror of conscience
2018-11-27 - Jonny
2018-11-27 - by sovereign grace the elect will be ushered into perfect glory
2018-11-27 - Decretal theology exalts God and abases man
2018-11-26 - The Flaming Lips
2018-11-25 - the world of high European high modernism
2018-11-25 - My Jesus, I love Thee
2018-11-24 - the Near East
2018-11-24 - cosmic conflict
2018-11-23 - slaves of Christ
2018-11-22 - the immorality of the soul
2018-11-21 - torn asunder
2018-11-20 - the energy of the gospel
2018-11-20 - Christ is the source of grace
2018-11-19 - Manichean anthropomorphic conceptions of God
2018-11-18 - face death
2018-11-17 - my life is an open epistle of the grace of God
2018-11-16 - the gospel trumpet
2018-11-15 - the land of the living
2018-11-14 - the powerful presence of God
2018-11-13 - he heard the roar of a miracle coming, a long beak looking for snakes
2018-11-12 - flying away by the power of Spirit to the right hand of the Father
2018-11-11 - page 944 November 2018 Diary
2018-11-11 - The Last Days
2018-11-10 - the end of the American century
2018-11-09 - American War
2018-11-08 - Jonny
2018-11-08 - the ghosts of the murdered Romanov family
2018-11-07 - ghosts on the roof
2018-11-06 - page 931 2018 Diary
2018-11-06 - The Harlem Renaissance
2018-11-05 - wander among wild animals
2018-11-04 - God Bless America
2018-11-03 - deliver us from evil
2018-11-02 - load our guns for the final showdown (Election Day November 6)
2018-11-01 - cross-bearing as a fundamental description of the Christian life
2018-11-01 - Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
2018-10-31 - the crypto-Protestant climate of the public church
2018-10-30 - the human mind
2018-10-29 - God's love for the human race
2018-10-28 - the bee has a concept of a flower
2018-10-27 - there is no good beyond God
2018-10-26 - the brink of nuclear war
2018-10-25 - He'll love his own to endless day
2018-10-25 - pipe bomb
2018-10-24 - Flea Market
2018-10-24 - the soul is joined to Christ through love
2018-10-23 - Highway 61
2018-10-23 - Andy, Jack, Bethany, Lou, & Marn
2018-10-22 - communion with God
2018-10-21 - the pursuit of the contemplative life
2018-10-20 - the created intellect is made a partaker of eternal life
2018-10-19 - a sign of the incarnation
2018-10-18 - our Lord promises men the glory of the angels
2018-10-17 - partaking of the Spirit, they share in the fullness of Christ
2018-10-16 - faith cannot be without knowledge
2018-10-15 - valley of the moon
2018-10-14 - the life of blessedness is a life of vision
2018-10-13 - the practice of sound doctrine brings comfort
2018-10-12 - pleading to gnaw the bones of Moses
2018-10-11 - fresh meat
2018-10-11 - the blessing of spiritually glorified souls
2018-10-10 - the will of God is therefore the first cause of things
2018-10-10 - page 830 2018 Diary
2018-10-09 - black out
2018-10-08 - the gospel of idleness
2018-10-07 - the Beats were right to decry the corporatization of everyday life
2018-10-07 - Jonny
2018-10-06 - a theocentric vision of humanity
2018-10-05 - the North American Indian
2018-10-04 - a vision of the divine essence
2018-10-04 - day of the dead
2018-10-03 - the struggle against conformity, mechanization, and materialism
2018-10-02 - clean sheets
2018-10-01 - the doctrine of puritan piety
2018-09-30 - page 800 2018 Diary
2018-09-30 - theology of cosmology
2018-09-29 - be happy in Jesus
2018-09-28 - the deadening forces of modern civilization
2018-09-26 - Day of the Dead
2018-09-26 - raged against the indifferent machine of determinism
2018-09-25 - drilling a hole in the skull
2018-09-25 - New Mexico
2018-09-24 - the creation of the modern world
2018-09-23 - the wisdom of the Vikings
2018-09-22 - Rock of Ages
2018-09-22 - lower level study & library
2018-09-22 - the Master heals us freely of our leprosy
2018-09-21 - social contract
2018-09-20 - Jonny
2018-09-20 - God is present everywhere in the world
2018-09-19 - the sacramental nature of the tree of life
2018-09-18 - we can trust the Bible
2018-09-18 - a vocation dedicated to the promotion of true religion
2018-09-17 - the greater harmony of Christ's redemptive love
2018-09-16 - health of soul
2018-09-15 - Archetypal Theology
2018-09-14 - Christ brings the heart to heaven first, and then the person
2018-09-13 - God Himself is self-illuminated
2018-09-12 - The Hobbies and Pastimes Book Tag
2018-09-11 - he intends to go to the dogs
2018-09-11 - the theology of union in Christ
2018-09-10 - The Bobbsey Twins
2018-09-09 - hope for a brighter tomorrow
2018-09-09 - Jonny
2018-09-08 - life is hard
2018-09-07 - the darkside of eden
2018-09-06 - the sublime manifest in language
2018-09-05 - supralapsarian eschatological narrative
2018-09-04 - the New World
2018-09-03 - God is constantly staring at us
2018-09-01 - what hope is there of finding the infinite
2018-08-31 - Marn's birthday party
2018-08-31 - a culture in crisis
2018-08-30 - to see God by means of a mystical rapture
2018-08-29 - blood sermon
2018-08-29 - Van Gogh painted himself some forty-one times
2018-08-28 - the intellectual act of apprehending the divine essence
2018-08-27 - the absorptive capacity of modern bourgeois society
2018-08-26 - the Pop and Neo-Dada generation of the Sixties
2018-08-25 - Josie Joy & Carol
2018-08-25 - like a gift from the gods
2018-08-24 - the first in a distinguished line of cultural rebels
2018-08-23 - page 681 2018 Diary
2018-08-23 - a soul won for prayer
2018-08-22 - Free Angela Davis!
2018-08-21 - the intellectual apprehension of the mysteries of the faith
2018-08-20 - to enter heaven is to become more human
2018-08-19 - the Western doctrine of the postmortem, purifying fires
2018-08-18 - we first entered the magic world of Tchaikovsky's ballet music
2018-08-17 - structures of deceit
2018-08-16 - Jonny
2018-08-16 - God gives his Spirit to his people
2018-08-15 - on a holding pattern waiting to land
2018-08-14 - the dark clouds of Dionysian apophaticism
2018-08-13 - the sight of God causes delight
2018-08-12 - the strobe like hallucinations of a dying brain
2018-08-11 - the upward thrust of the Christian faith
2018-08-10 - the AAUW used books sale
2018-08-09 - the quest for mystical union
2018-08-08 - it is in nothing that one gains all
2018-08-07 - Amazing love! how can it be
2018-08-07 - exhilarating tasted of freedom from the constraints of rationality
2018-08-06 - arrived at the dance in concrete shoes
2018-08-05 - a shadow drifting through the living dead
2018-08-05 - a foretaste of the eschatological kingdom
2018-08-04 - Carol
2018-08-04 - books
2018-08-04 - the glorified body will be visible to non-glorified eyes
2018-08-03 - Christ is the true meaning of Scripture
2018-08-02 - the need for divine grace in the process of purification
2018-08-01 - the substance of God cannot be seen with bodily eyes
2018-08-01 - August 2018 Diary
2018-07-31 - a list of the videos I have filmed but not downloaded because of my two week suspension
2018-07-31 - Jonny
2018-07-31 - the rapturous experience of seeing God in the cloud
2018-07-30 - the increasing progression of epektatic growth in the life of God
2018-07-29 - a vision of God in darkness
2018-07-28 - dynamic communion
2018-07-27 - sparrow
2018-07-27 - seeking scapegoats for their stupid guilt at their wasted lives
2018-07-26 - Windmill Island
2018-07-26 - the resurrection life of Christ
2018-07-25 - unto all that also love His appearing
2018-07-25 - the exaltation of Jesus to universal lordship
2018-07-24 - skull pen box
2018-07-24 - the novel of character
2018-07-24 - hope of glory
2018-07-23 - physiomorphic description of Christian progress
2018-07-22 - forsake the glory of God
2018-07-22 - the firstborn is the Son of God
2018-07-21 - video
2018-07-21 - beyond belief
2018-07-20 - King of kings
2018-07-19 - hellfire nation
2018-07-18 - the believer's final glorification
2018-07-17 - conformed to the image of His Son
2018-07-17 - the eye of the heart
2018-07-16 - Monday Reads & Thoughts On Depression
2018-07-16 - the search for identity
2018-07-15 - awaken to the depths of the present moment
2018-07-14 - a photo of my flower garden
2018-07-14 - Jonny
2018-07-14 - getting back to normal
2018-07-13 - in the right state of mind
2018-07-12 - organized wealth and power
2018-07-11 - the Ballets Russes de Sergei Diaghilev
2018-07-10 - inner peace
2018-07-09 - the amoralism of Diaghilev's aestheticism
2018-07-08 - getting stoned with savages
2018-07-07 - resisting the authority of established bourgeois culture
2018-07-06 - a pit of snakes
2018-07-05 - she had a demonic gleam in her eyes
2018-07-05 - Fourth of July Used Books Sale
2018-07-04 - family pic
2018-07-04 - Fourth of July 2018
2018-07-03 - channels of grace
2018-07-02 - the creature knows God by sharing in God's self-knowledge
2018-07-01 - everything separated from God must eventually come back to God
2018-06-30 - he claimed to have introduced the rituals that Adam had performed in paradise
2018-06-29 - God save us now
2018-06-28 - Jonny
2018-06-28 - page 500 2018 Diary
2018-06-28 - I refused to buy my own tools
2018-06-27 - all the while howling about alienation and despair
2018-06-26 - an art project working in the medium of sound
2018-06-25 - cultural amnesia
2018-06-24 - Lombroso's theory of innate criminality
2018-06-23 - iron cage
2018-06-22 - untitled
2018-06-21 - wooden shoes
2018-06-20 - the last day of Spring 2018
2018-06-19 - page 476 2018 Diary
2018-06-19 - sewage treatment plant
2018-06-18 - it is the age of the Great Howl
2018-06-17 - Mid Year Tag 2018
2018-06-17 - the Nixon administration made a blood sport of going after the press
2018-06-16 - the South wins the war of Northern Agression
2018-06-15 - there is a correlation between the external world and our mood
2018-06-14 - Christ our Passover
2018-06-13 - all living matter as an organism of interconnected forces
2018-06-13 - page 456 2018 Diary
2018-06-12 - geoheliocentric system of the cosmos
2018-06-11 - viewing nature as a holistic interplay of phenomena
2018-06-10 - the faithful guardian of our liberties
2018-06-09 - the highest mountain in the world
2018-06-08 - human-induced climate change
2018-06-07 - a perfect malaise
2018-06-06 - wild flowers
2018-06-06 - divinely ordered plan of salvation
2018-06-05 - the invention of Nature
2018-06-04 - 28 More Random Questions
2018-06-04 - the historical record is mixed
2018-06-03 - generation of swine
2018-06-03 - Jonny
2018-05-30 - regeneration of the understanding is called illumination
2018-05-30 - consciousness exists outside the brain
2018-05-29 - page 418 2018 Diary
2018-05-29 - hoping to unravel some of the mysteries of consciousness
2018-05-28 - Jeremiah chapter 15
2018-05-28 - the grace of illumination
2018-05-27 - tender moist meat
2018-05-26 - who killed JFK?
2018-05-25 - the human eye is unable to penetrate the mystery of Christ's incarnation
2018-05-24 - the revelation of the mystery of faith
2018-05-23 - complete dependence of man upon Christ and His work
2018-05-22 - Jonny
2018-05-22 - american rust
2018-05-21 - Christ possesses two distinct natures but is only one person
2018-05-20 - from Bauhaus to our house
2018-05-19 - old diary entry June 14, 2013
2018-05-19 - the true blessedness of heavenly life
2018-05-18 - decomposition produce carbon dioxide
2018-05-17 - the destruction of the physical self
2018-05-17 - the Son shares the Father's nature
2018-05-16 - the Father is light, the Son is light
2018-05-15 - we all jerks
2018-05-14 - page 373 2018 Diary
2018-05-14 - the process of purification in Christ
2018-05-13 - the Council of Chalcedon
2018-05-12 - imperialism of Western, European-American culture
2018-05-11 - the politics of asceticism
2018-05-10 - Christ as the center of the Bible
2018-05-09 - the destruction of human suffering by the resurrection
2018-05-08 - the doctrine of the presence of the Logos within creation
2018-05-07 - a collapsing colony of parasites
2018-05-06 - Josie & Cora
2018-05-06 - the one Holy Spirit is working through the various human authors
2018-05-05 - the world of the Vikings
2018-05-05 - the rule of faith
2018-05-04 - I Still Want You
2018-05-04 - the confessional fragmentation of Western Christendom
2018-05-03 - rotting paper material
2018-05-02 - Ben Marcus
2018-05-01 - monster pagan killers
2018-05-01 - May 2018 Diary
2018-04-30 - God guides creation towards its appointed destiny
2018-04-30 - moon
2018-04-29 - a pure moral disposition is essential for embarking on the path of contemplation
2018-04-28 - television news
2018-04-28 - for our God is a consuming fire
2018-04-27 - entering the post-lapsarian world on foot
2018-04-26 - our granddaughter Marika Rose
2018-04-26 - Paul's apocalyptic gospel of the invading grace of God in Christ
2018-04-25 - cosmological apocalyptic eschatology
2018-04-24 - reading the text allegorically
2018-04-23 - postmodern criticism of hegemonic master narratives
2018-04-22 - the entire Scripture is one book and was spoken by the one Spirit
2018-04-21 - the christological meaning of the plain sense
2018-04-20 - the Enlightenment myth of progress
2018-04-19 - God is the uncaused cause of all that is not God
2018-04-18 - the neopagan metaphysics of the Enlightenment
2018-04-17 - fox sparrow
2018-04-17 - their reward will be great in heaven
2018-04-16 - forecourts of heaven
2018-04-15 - the Land Promise
2018-04-14 - the elements shall melt with fervent heat
2018-04-13 - the two-kingdoms doctrine
2018-04-12 - yellow-bellied sapsucker
2018-04-12 - one divine plan for history
2018-04-11 - active participation in the life of Christ
2018-04-10 - cardinal
2018-04-10 - we are paying for our sins
2018-04-09 - God's being does not change over time
2018-04-08 - God's revelation in Jesus Christ reconfigures our understanding of everything
2018-04-07 - enter the kingdom of heaven
2018-04-06 - family photo
2018-04-06 - God's Kingdom Community
2018-04-05 - Code Blue
2018-04-05 - death is certain
2018-04-04 - a new orthodoxy
2018-04-03 - not moral perfection, but wholehearted orientation toward God
2018-04-02 - the gift of the Holy Spirit
2018-04-01 - there are no hermits in Heaven
2018-04-01 - April 2018 Diary
2018-03-31 - Left Bank
2018-03-30 - the Navajo Indians
2018-03-29 - Maundy Thursday
2018-03-28 - the mind of the Lord
2018-03-27 - God-oriented person is in a state of flourishing
2018-03-26 - the apocalypse of Jesus Christ
2018-03-25 - junco
2018-03-25 - Palm Sunday
2018-03-25 - page 228 2018 Diary
2018-03-24 - the life and death of the animal species
2018-03-23 - the Bible demythologizes the ancient cosmologies
2018-03-22 - Stu Visser Trail
2018-03-22 - a summer in Alaska
2018-03-21 - infinite holiness must needs have infinite hatred against sin
2018-03-20 - eschatological rest is the final goal
2018-03-19 - the hopeless delusions of the American political left
2018-03-18 - keraunothnetophobia
2018-03-17 - finding God in the modern world
2018-03-16 - saints in Jerusalem
2018-03-15 - page 200 2018 Diary
2018-03-15 - the creation of the world
2018-03-14 - a horrible absurd cartoon
2018-03-13 - vampires in the lemon grove
2018-03-12 - ask the cake eater if he's a boiled owl
2018-03-12 - He Worked a story written by Dan (poser or prophet)
2018-03-11 - new granddaughter Cora Leigh
2018-03-11 - the organic unity of Scripture
2018-03-10 - National Stop Bleeding Day
2018-03-09 - the militarization of space
2018-03-08 - rolling off a concrete block in the abandoned meatpacking plant
2018-03-07 - titmouse
2018-03-07 - in the end who really cares
2018-03-06 - a book tag
2018-03-06 - cardinal
2018-03-06 - eschatological ethics
2018-03-05 - The Sumerian cyberpunk GygaMesh
2018-03-04 - gospel of grace
2018-03-03 - page 166 2018 Diary
2018-03-03 - the New Orleans jazz tradition
2018-03-02 - Friday Reads
2018-03-02 - a history of surf culture
2018-03-02 - an illusion shared by everyone becomes a reality
2018-03-01 - the Kingdom of God is at hand
2018-03-01 - 2018 March Diary
2018-02-28 - the Apostle Paul
2018-02-28 - Negative Theology
2018-02-27 - we write for the dead, and also for the secret police
2018-02-26 - repent and believe in the gospel
2018-02-25 - I was like a character in the television show of your mind
2018-02-24 - the dark side of Camelot
2018-02-23 - the diary was an X-ray of his spirit
2018-02-22 - He calls men in this life to the state of grace and to the state of glory in heaven
2018-02-21 - it's nothing more than a bewildering collection of banalities
2018-02-20 - page 136 2018 Diary
2018-02-20 - Jonny
2018-02-20 - yet by faith and God's Spirit the righteousness of Christ is made ours
2018-02-19 - perfect society
2018-02-18 - No time for poetry but exactly what is
2018-02-18 - lacks the temptation of the empty glory of the world
2018-02-17 - the soul draws ever closer to God
2018-02-16 - the mystical life of the soul
2018-02-16 - photos of my main study
2018-02-15 - good theology had to end in the act of prayer
2018-02-15 - Jerusalem the Golden
2018-02-14 - the power of baptism is the resurrection of Christ
2018-02-13 - you walk in the city side by side with the living and the dead
2018-02-12 - the heroic age of Arctic exploration
2018-02-12 - Josie Joy
2018-02-11 - plenty of food
2018-02-10 - a big fat ball of grease
2018-02-09 - the Battle of Trafalgar
2018-02-08 - Penal Substitution
2018-02-07 - Jonny
2018-02-07 - to come to God is to have fellowship with God by Christ
2018-02-06 - the War on Poverty
2018-02-05 - the liberal worldview
2018-02-04 - Head Start
2018-02-03 - "no unclean thing can come into the kingdom of heaven" [Rev.11:17]
2018-02-02 - the Civil Rights Act of 1964
2018-02-01 - unified field theory
2018-01-31 - the church militant is a mixed and compounded company of men
2018-01-30 - Yahweh will give a new heart to his people
2018-01-29 - the art of memory
2018-01-28 - limited atonement
2018-01-28 - the High Priesthood of Christ
2018-01-27 - from heaven He came and sought her
2018-01-27 - Jonny
2018-01-27 - page 67 2018 Diary
2018-01-26 - to crush the head of the serpent
2018-01-25 - the Big Chill
2018-01-24 - we put our trust in Him alone
2018-01-24 - neither shall there be any more pain
2018-01-23 - He is the Lord their God
2018-01-23 - outside the camp is the unclean realm of the dead
2018-01-22 - we often neglected the care of the mind
2018-01-21 - the Network Age
2018-01-20 - cardinal
2018-01-20 - One World Government
2018-01-19 - the mystery of the Illuminati
2018-01-18 - progress through revolutions
2018-01-17 - Moses wrote all the words of Yahweh
2018-01-16 - robots doing counseling to give people assurance that they are valued
2018-01-15 - downy woodpecker
2018-01-15 - a gateway into a new world
2018-01-14 - He wants all the earth to know His name
2018-01-13 - the skull crushing seed of the woman
2018-01-12 - I am just an old sea sick sailor
2018-01-11 - God's glory in salvation
2018-01-10 - a January thaw
2018-01-09 - Jonny
2018-01-09 - the blind leading the blind
2018-01-08 - we are attracted by the prospect of searching out the mysteries of allegory
2018-01-07 - pressing on to maturity in Christ
2018-01-06 - nuclear war
2018-01-05 - graves at sea
2018-01-04 - we do not see God in the same way as He sees Himself
2018-01-03 - we already fly by virtue of holy contemplation
2018-01-02 - Andy & our grandchildren Lou, Marn, & baby Jack
2018-01-02 - the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not
2018-01-01 - the spirit shall return unto God who gave it
2018-01-01 - 2018 Diary page 1
2017-12-31 - the end of Year 2017
2017-12-30 - the contemplation of the unchangeable being
2017-12-29 - we may not harden our hearts to the voice of the Lord
2017-12-28 - our happiness, which is our union with God and absorption by God
2017-12-27 - the unchanging quiet of internal wisdom
2017-12-26 - cardinal
2017-12-26 - the mystery of self-deceiving
2017-12-25 - we have been called to a heavenly inheritance
2017-12-24 - Christ in his death accomplished a full redemption
2017-12-23 - enter God's rest on the final day
2017-12-22 - the human race commit suicide by blowing up the world
2017-12-21 - death to the world
2017-12-21 - a transparent eyeball to the past
2017-12-20 - Jonny
2017-12-20 - the house of truth
2017-12-20 - page 1121 of my 2017 Diary
2017-12-19 - there is a spiritual body
2017-12-18 - the spiritual kingdom of Christ cannot be seen by the flesh
2017-12-17 - she saw in none of them "any beauty of soul. . .
2017-12-16 - seeking the cure
2017-12-16 - new covenant in my blood
2017-12-15 - sad day for Polar bears
2017-12-14 - confessionalization of biblical exegesis
2017-12-13 - have a merry christmas
2017-12-13 - the heavenly country
2017-12-12 - winter snow storm
2017-12-11 - the final overthrow of the devil and death will occur at the end of time
2017-12-10 - if Christ not purged us from sin, we would have fried in hell forever
2017-12-09 - in the face of Christ we see the glory of God
2017-12-08 - the defeated devil left the hearts of the faitfhful
2017-12-07 - a transformed pattern of life
2017-12-06 - the psalmist saw the brevity of worldly glory
2017-12-06 - red-bellied woodpecker
2017-12-05 - his self-exposure was in itself a cure for loneliness
2017-12-04 - real life
2017-12-03 - the blind leading the blind
2017-12-03 - Jonny
2017-12-02 - the total collapse of the Western World
2017-12-01 - abolishing the line between art and life
2017-12-01 - December 2017 Diary
2017-11-30 - a dream full of swirling colours, in the end floating away, exploding silently
2017-11-29 - the superiority of pre-critical exegesis
2017-11-28 - Great High Priest We See Thee Stooping
2017-11-28 - united to Christ
2017-11-27 - Jonny
2017-11-27 - Tis Not That I Did Choose Thee
2017-11-27 - the elect of God
2017-11-26 - Arm Of The Lord, Awake, Awake!
2017-11-26 - there is no happiness to be had without holiness
2017-11-25 - the unlimited cultivation of his own personality
2017-11-24 - Quack Nation
2017-11-23 - the Spirit is sent by the Son to perfect humans
2017-11-22 - the Spirit must brood over the depths and bring newness
2017-11-21 - the Son freely wills to repose in his Father's decree
2017-11-20 - I am not really an organization man
2017-11-19 - we are traveling through this world on our way to God and glory
2017-11-18 - It is Well With My Soul
2017-11-18 - light on the mountain
2017-11-17 - white trash
2017-11-17 - children by nature are depraved sinners
2017-11-16 - dogmatics listens to the Word of God
2017-11-15 - lacking the consciousness of true assurance
2017-11-14 - the proletariat must know the modes of capitalist exploitation
2017-11-14 - Papa, Lou, & Marn feeding our birds
2017-11-13 - vacation time
2017-11-12 - death pangs
2017-11-11 - the Augustinian Reformed tradition flows from exegetical reasoning
2017-11-10 - the face of God in light and glory
2017-11-09 - a modern pilgrimage
2017-11-08 - Teach Me The Measure Of My Days
2017-11-08 - work is a Killer
2017-11-07 - Jonny
2017-11-07 - the death of a president
2017-11-07 - page 1000 2017 Diary
2017-11-06 - Christ The Lord Is King
2017-11-06 - the grace of Christ brings freedom from sin
2017-11-05 - Like As A Father
2017-11-05 - the myth of the American West
2017-11-04 - a slow train coming
2017-11-04 - white throated sparrow
2017-11-03 - the contingent rational order immanent throughout the universe
2017-11-02 - only dust and ashes
2017-11-01 - a closed bedroom door
2017-10-31 - deeper into the interior of the self
2017-10-30 - stamps
2017-10-30 - walls of glass
2017-10-29 - a photo of our newest grandchild Marika Rose Keen
2017-10-29 - human beings are made for life with God
2017-10-28 - the transforming presence of the risen Christ
2017-10-27 - set apart for God's indwelling
2017-10-26 - full delight in God's holy presence
2017-10-25 - called to be saints
2017-10-24 - I am no one
2017-10-23 - should desire in secret that only God be pleased and joyful over their works
2017-10-23 - the delight of savorous contemplation and awareness of God
2017-10-22 - joy in sweet fragrance foments disgust for the poor
2017-10-21 - whopper
2017-10-21 - the will is fixed on God
2017-10-20 - getting stoned with savages
2017-10-19 - God has no form or image comprehensible to the memory
2017-10-18 - Boy Scouts Of America
2017-10-17 - Used Books Haul 10/17/2017
2017-10-17 - the last years of the Roman Republic
2017-10-16 - building your own private heaven on earth
2017-10-16 - page 935 2017 Diary
2017-10-15 - in him all things hold together
2017-10-14 - for their worm shall not die
2017-10-14 - life is a hot dog
2017-10-13 - the transformation of religious consciousness
2017-10-12 - Stephen Jay Gould
2017-10-12 - the intellect can see objects spiritually just as the eyes can corporeally
2017-10-11 - daily life in a narcissistic culture
2017-10-11 - hotdog
2017-10-10 - dug for bones in the Temple of the Unconquered Sun
2017-10-09 - morning doves
2017-10-09 - the Lord of all creation allows himself to be conquered
2017-10-08 - enter fully into the mystical state
2017-10-07 - Kalamazoo River
2017-10-06 - Jonny
2017-10-06 - the will to believe
2017-10-05 - pure evil
2017-10-04 - cardinal
2017-10-04 - fixing his loving attention upon Him
2017-10-04 - one who goes where the Spirit leads him
2017-10-04 - breakfast
2017-10-03 - the mouth of the soul in the love of God
2017-10-02 - mass murder
2017-10-02 - white headed sparrow
2017-10-01 - the control of Nature
2017-10-01 - October 2017 Diary
2017-09-30 - down on my knees again
2017-09-29 - the Great Society
2017-09-28 - a desire for heavenly things
2017-09-27 - heir of eternal life
2017-09-26 - evangelical excommunication
2017-09-25 - total annihilation
2017-09-24 - the number 666
2017-09-22 - God in the Wasteland
2017-09-22 - must recover its moral vision
2017-09-21 - Jonny
2017-09-21 - by forgiveness we obtain the light of His countenance
2017-09-20 - vision of the simple Christian life
2017-09-19 - relief in God alone
2017-09-18 - there are no events that fall outside the universal now
2017-09-17 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2017-09-17 - Indian Summer
2017-09-16 - that God exists is self-evident
2017-09-15 - all of reality is becoming phantasmagorical
2017-09-14 - the city where Renaissance bankers served soup made from parrot tongues
2017-09-13 - the decentralization of the family
2017-09-12 - a capitalist world that manufactures a warped "mass-man"
2017-09-11 - developing a weapon of mass destruction
2017-09-10 - cultivate a loathing for action
2017-09-09 - I follow the path of my dreams
2017-09-08 - the exhaustion of the journey
2017-09-07 - the kingdom of Pure Light
2017-09-06 - the Tooth Fairy
2017-09-05 - the last days of the Soviet Empire
2017-09-04 - the habit of dreaming
2017-09-03 - Josie Joy's third birthday
2017-09-03 - the mystery of life
2017-09-02 - so anyway
2017-09-01 - bold and thrilling
2017-09-01 - September 2017 Diary
2017-08-31 - page 799 2017 Diary
2017-08-31 - the year 3001
2017-08-30 - the therapeutic state
2017-08-29 - theological intoxication
2017-08-28 - the Fatherhood of God
2017-08-27 - to enjoy the freedom of eternal life
2017-08-27 - so great a salvation
2017-08-26 - he was the eternal divine person who took on human nature
2017-08-25 - the Father gives the Son
2017-08-24 - dream land
2017-08-23 - Jonny
2017-08-23 - the story of Jesus starts with the Holy Spirit
2017-08-22 - I live because He lives
2017-08-21 - the election of grace
2017-08-20 - absorbed in the preciousness of Christ, and filled with the fullness of God
2017-08-20 - page 755 2017 Diary
2017-08-19 - the Spirit is the agent of change-cosmic, eschatological, ecclesiological, and personal
2017-08-18 - another day
2017-08-17 - the apostle Paul invites us to an ecstatic gospel
2017-08-16 - the Trinity is the gospel
2017-08-15 - the preciousness of Christ
2017-08-14 - I am the sun
2017-08-13 - free grace only shall resound through Canaan's land!
2017-08-13 - the bliss that my heavenly Father has revealed to my soul
2017-08-13 - white light
2017-08-12 - Social Media Tag!
2017-08-11 - Jonny
2017-08-11 - Blueberry Used Books Sale
2017-08-10 - the preexistence of Christ
2017-08-09 - the Trinity indwells the people of God individually and communally
2017-08-08 - Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
2017-08-08 - the inner life of God
2017-08-07 - legalism remains a constant danger
2017-08-06 - a stack of books
2017-08-05 - an old photo of Carol and me
2017-08-05 - when coming to Christ
2017-08-04 - pilgrim theology
2017-08-03 - alienated consciousness is undialectical consciousness
2017-08-02 - a used bookstore haul
2017-08-01 - The Decameron
2017-08-01 - in a state of perpetual motion
2017-07-31 - salvation in Christ is an immersion into a Trinitarian reality
2017-07-30 - the necessity of the Holy Spirit's eschatological outpouring
2017-07-29 - Jonny
2017-07-29 - the passionate intellect
2017-07-28 - To Be Read Pile
2017-07-27 - intimacy with God
2017-07-26 - a mental disease has swept the planet
2017-07-25 - Jonny
2017-07-25 - the revolution of everyday life
2017-07-24 - the ushering in of the eschatological age
2017-07-23 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2017-07-23 - the sons of God are made like the Son of God
2017-07-22 - God is bring together a people whom he can delight in and enjoy
2017-07-21 - The Slow Read Tag
2017-07-20 - covenant history is gospel history
2017-07-19 - illumined in the age of Christ by the eschatological Spirit
2017-07-18 - consummation of the cosmos
2017-07-17 - the eternal purpose of God
2017-07-16 - Lower Level books
2017-07-16 - a voyage of the mind
2017-07-15 - Jonny
2017-07-15 - the age of Christ
2017-07-14 - a manifestation of the metaphysical structure of all reality
2017-07-13 - wild flowers
2017-07-13 - eternally lost in the land of Nod
2017-07-12 - tales of the Jazz Age
2017-07-11 - he called for mindful cultivation of one's inner being
2017-07-10 - mourning for the dead
2017-07-09 - the contradictions of capitalism
2017-07-08 - a post-christian nation
2017-07-07 - the good old days
2017-07-06 - the disappearance of the "public intellectual"
2017-07-05 - Christ saves not man by man or by any creature but by Himself
2017-07-04 - Fourth of July Used Books Sale
2017-07-04 - July Fourth Used Books Sale
2017-07-03 - emotionally drained
2017-07-03 - an old photo of Rudy in his better days
2017-07-02 - one short life
2017-07-01 - Carol & Josie Joy
2017-07-01 - page 591 2017 Diary
2017-06-30 - the last Adam was made a quickening spirit
2017-06-29 - keep yourselves in the love of God
2017-06-28 - freedom of conscience
2017-06-27 - Jonny
2017-06-27 - we must not suffer sin to reign in us
2017-06-26 - wild flower garden
2017-06-26 - speaketh great swelling words
2017-06-25 - true faith is begotten and continually nourished by the word
2017-06-24 - Finch bird song
2017-06-24 - wild flower garden
2017-06-24 - all things are open before Him
2017-06-23 - seeking to rid ourselves of all desires is just another desire
2017-06-22 - the flesh received a fatal wound at conversion
2017-06-21 - uncovering ultimate reality
2017-06-20 - a list of used books added today to our library 6/20/2017
2017-06-20 - real distaste for any theology of human merit before God
2017-06-20 - page 549 2017 Diary
2017-06-19 - the way of Cain
2017-06-18 - wild flower garden
2017-06-18 - a list of the books found on my study desk
2017-06-17 - Jonny
2017-06-17 - a mindless cult of party leadership
2017-06-16 - Herrick Friends of the Library Used Books Sale
2017-06-15 - a time of conflict and war
2017-06-14 - Holland Farmer's Market
2017-06-14 - the punishment of hell is spiritual
2017-06-13 - food
2017-06-13 - we are elected that we might be holy
2017-06-12 - Gospel Invitation
2017-06-12 - the doctrine of the Christian life
2017-06-11 - walk on streets that are purest gold
2017-06-10 - salvation by grace alone
2017-06-09 - the Reagan Years
2017-06-09 - Mercy Is Boundless And Free
2017-06-08 - a heavenly light enlightening the soul
2017-06-07 - we possess a free will that is in bondage to sin
2017-06-06 - the future kingdom of glory
2017-06-06 - morning devotions
2017-06-05 - Jonny
2017-06-05 - the forest was created for use
2017-06-04 - life does not spare any of us
2017-06-03 - prayer is the path of perception
2017-06-02 - principles of biblical interpretation
2017-06-02 - Nonie & Lou
2017-06-01 - our granddaughters Josie & Lou
2017-06-01 - June 2017 Diary
2017-05-31 - the attempt to find unity in the midst of multiplicity
2017-05-30 - The Church's One Foundation
2017-05-30 - Christ is the foundation of the Church
2017-05-30 - Jonny
2017-05-29 - part autobiography, part experimental novel, and part voyage of Sindbad
2017-05-28 - the secret power of the Spirit penetrates within and transforms the mind
2017-05-28 - morning devotions
2017-05-27 - to meet the Lord in the air
2017-05-26 - dynamic soteriological incarnationalism
2017-05-25 - the divine oneness of the Godhead
2017-05-24 - Our God, Our Help In Ages Past
2017-05-24 - the fable of purgatorial fire
2017-05-23 - it is good for me to draw near to God
2017-05-22 - Servant of God, Well Done!
2017-05-22 - a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory
2017-05-21 - shadow theology
2017-05-20 - by whose stripes ye were healed
2017-05-19 - holy cow
2017-05-18 - ascent away from materiality to a sophic wisdom
2017-05-17 - Jonny
2017-05-17 - a history of Christian theology
2017-05-17 - page 442 2017 Diary
2017-05-16 - one can perceive in creation a rhythmic oscillation between rest and motion
2017-05-15 - afraid of the dark
2017-05-15 - Spirit Of God, Descend Upon My Heart
2017-05-14 - destroyed the kingdom of Satan
2017-05-13 - God has overthrown the glory of the flesh
2017-05-12 - Cortez The Killer
2017-05-11 - severe brain trauma
2017-05-11 - the impression of spontaneity
2017-05-10 - Baltimore Oriole
2017-05-10 - God's grace alone through Christ alone
2017-05-09 - the Pythagorean tradition
2017-05-09 - Jonny
2017-05-08 - self-improvement
2017-05-07 - divisions in the church
2017-05-06 - radicalism of the European Enlightenment
2017-05-05 - the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus
2017-05-04 - supernatural sight of the worth and beauty of Jesus
2017-05-03 - american golden finch
2017-05-03 - the recovery of historical memory
2017-05-02 - The Sinner's Portion, and Saint's Hope
2017-05-02 - the glorious hope of heaven
2017-05-01 - What I Plan To Read Throughout The Month Of May 2017
2017-05-01 - the ghosts of the Civil War
2017-04-30 - Josephine singing and dancing to a song from the movie Frozen
2017-04-30 - granddaughter Josephine Joy
2017-04-30 - Jonny
2017-04-30 - modern times
2017-04-29 - Word-centered spirituality
2017-04-28 - irrational sex
2017-04-27 - that he might bring us to God
2017-04-26 - stand fast
2017-04-25 - God's steadfast love
2017-04-24 - the murder of Kurt Cobain
2017-04-23 - she enjoys habitual peace in the visits of the Beloved
2017-04-22 - to desire death is a natural imperfection
2017-04-21 - the delicate sweetness of the angelic manna
2017-04-20 - nothing is obtained from God except by love
2017-04-19 - Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah
2017-04-19 - pray much for the illumination of the Spirit of the Lord
2017-04-18 - the end of a single system of truth based on universal reason
2017-04-17 - the apostolic tradition is not secret
2017-04-16 - Jonny
2017-04-16 - peanut butter crackers
2017-04-16 - Rudy
2017-04-15 - the Social Gospel
2017-04-14 - Jonny
2017-04-14 - grandchildren baby Jack & Margaret
2017-04-14 - the smell of battle
2017-04-13 - the light of the glorious gospel of Christ
2017-04-12 - The Great War
2017-04-11 - the fields of battle
2017-04-10 - there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth
2017-04-09 - living in the depth of the present moment
2017-04-08 - the prospect of nuclear annihilation
2017-04-07 - robin
2017-04-07 - he is the governor of the nations
2017-04-06 - the incomprehensibility of God
2017-04-06 - Great Is Thy Faithfulness
2017-04-05 - He usually bestows some secret touches of love
2017-04-04 - the good life
2017-04-03 - home
2017-04-03 - civilization began in the East
2017-04-02 - a pious delirium spread through the city
2017-04-01 - earthrise over moon landscape
2017-03-31 - the Jeffersonian worship of the free born plowman
2017-03-29 - nuthatch
2017-03-29 - Christ Jesus, who never ceases to intercede with His father on behalf of His believing people
2017-03-29 - to confess His name before the entire world
2017-03-28 - whose hearts He had internally illuminated by His Word and Spirit
2017-03-27 - the human cycle of life and death
2017-03-26 - Jonny
2017-03-26 - He delivers them from an infinite misery
2017-03-25 - male and female
2017-03-24 - Christ recapitulated Adam's life
2017-03-23 - page 268 2017 Diary
2017-03-23 - soul explosion
2017-03-22 - a collection of illuminative moments or perceptions
2017-03-21 - Jesus delivers us from our sins
2017-03-20 - Jonny
2017-03-20 - the universal claims of Christianity
2017-03-19 - fresh apple pie
2017-03-19 - will I grant to sit with me in My throne
2017-03-18 - family
2017-03-18 - an ecstatic experience of God's overpowering light
2017-03-17 - to dedicate themselves to ascetic preparation for the end
2017-03-16 - to wake people up from the dream of nightmare existence
2017-03-15 - getting the word out
2017-03-14 - Howard Miller Public Library Used Books Sale
2017-03-14 - the nebula of myth
2017-03-13 - God created heaven and earth
2017-03-12 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2017-03-11 - Jonny
2017-03-11 - I went out
2017-03-10 - the idea of ancestral sin
2017-03-09 - I believe in God the Father
2017-03-08 - the good news
2017-03-07 - true believers have the Spirit living in them
2017-03-06 - Jonny
2017-03-06 - marching to the Promised Land
2017-03-05 - to give his as a ransom
2017-03-05 - page 206 2017 Diary
2017-03-04 - God changed their hearts
2017-03-03 - light on the mountain
2017-03-02 - holy priesthood
2017-03-01 - March 2017 Diary
2017-03-01 - craven idols
2017-02-28 - titmouse
2017-02-28 - He called you by our gospel
2017-02-27 - the fall of Richard Nixon
2017-02-27 - the world of sin
2017-02-26 - cardnal
2017-02-26 - The American Adam
2017-02-25 - the culture of narcissism
2017-02-24 - on the Road
2017-02-23 - the mystery of capitalism
2017-02-23 - page 166 2017 Diary lunch Hunter S. Thompson
2017-02-23 - even until the consummation
2017-02-22 - War Path
2017-02-21 - saving faith
2017-02-21 - glorious salvation
2017-02-21 - Jesus took the curse
2017-02-20 - Rudy
2017-02-20 - the Searcher of Hearts
2017-02-19 - Jonny
2017-02-19 - the same old rap
2017-02-18 - Moon Palace
2017-02-18 - a picture of Carol holding our new grandson Jack Stewart
2017-02-17 - beef pot pie
2017-02-16 - Cheapstacks Used Books Haul video
2017-02-16 - Cheapstacks Used Books Store
2017-02-15 - death to the world
2017-02-15 - the supernatural conception of Jesus
2017-02-14 - unfinished desires
2017-02-13 - the invention of science
2017-02-12 - The Book Nook
2017-02-12 - the true poet dreams being awake
2017-02-11 - not knowing where he was going
2017-02-11 - the age of wonder
2017-02-10 - the primal dread
2017-02-09 - the cyclothymic process
2017-02-08 - Rudy
2017-02-08 - Jonny
2017-02-08 - touched with fire
2017-02-07 - one foot in the real world
2017-02-06 - the Lord pours out His wrath
2017-02-05 - Super Bowl 51
2017-02-04 - Jonny
2017-02-04 - an impending world war
2017-02-03 - the reinvention of history
2017-02-02 - the cosmologies of the Tewa Indians
2017-02-01 - the vicarious obedience of Jesus
2017-01-31 - page 85 2017 Diary
2017-01-31 - chill pills
2017-01-30 - existence keeps digging graves
2017-01-30 - the satori of the open road
2017-01-29 - only the bliss of a sudden exist
2017-01-28 - a voyage of discovery
2017-01-27 - Kerouac's teaching of the sacramental quality of spontaneous utterance
2017-01-26 - the cosmic voice of the Universe speaks to the lonely seaman on his watch
2017-01-25 - page 70 2017 Diary
2017-01-25 - our godless civilization approaching the zero point
2017-01-24 - the gun fire scared the crows
2017-01-23 - the exposure of a proto-Mormon family to a band of eighteenth century perfectionists
2017-01-22 - Jonny
2017-01-22 - the public clamor for a private faith
2017-01-21 - life at the bottom
2017-01-20 - bluejay
2017-01-20 - crawling through broken glass
2017-01-19 - the General Resurrection
2017-01-18 - Rudy
2017-01-18 - the absurdity of life
2017-01-17 - guard us from falling
2017-01-16 - the occult hunt for treasure
2017-01-15 - a shotgun wound to the chest
2017-01-14 - Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
2017-01-13 - their view of the invisible world was transformed
2017-01-13 - Jonny
2017-01-12 - the faith that they could restore the primitive purity of the apostolic church
2017-01-12 - red breasted nuthatch
2017-01-11 - a democracy of ghosts
2017-01-10 - rate of decay
2017-01-09 - beef fat
2017-01-08 - the world's end was the Ragnarok, the Doom or Destiny
2017-01-07 - Jonny
2017-01-07 - the forcible conversion of the Saxons to Christianity
2017-01-06 - the intensely individualist American gospel of self-help
2017-01-06 - page 11 2017 Diary
2017-01-05 - the urgent project of the American self's Gnostic reclamation
2017-01-04 - dropping like flies
2017-01-04 - a sensational rediscovery for modernist critics
2017-01-03 - human slaves
2017-01-02 - dead tree
2017-01-02 - the true way of salvation
2017-01-01 - 2016 Diary
2017-01-01 - He cannot permit evil to go unpunished
2016-12-31 - Last Day reads 2016
2016-12-31 - the leaders of the American South's neo-feudal slave economy
2016-12-30 - camera
2016-12-30 - by imputation all men have sinned in and with their ancestor Adam
2016-12-29 - I made them drunk in my wrath
2016-12-28 - the monster Sin
2016-12-27 - the horror of Space
2016-12-26 - the internal acts of the Trinity
2016-12-25 - a sense of Christ's excellence
2016-12-25 - Rudy
2016-12-24 - born in sin
2016-12-23 - class consciousness
2016-12-22 - starling
2016-12-22 - communion with God is the supreme covenant blessing
2016-12-21 - a long strange trip
2016-12-20 - faith empties the believer of self yet enables him to lay hold of Christ
2016-12-19 - we wait for the appearing of the Chief Shepherd
2016-12-18 - frozen world
2016-12-17 - they see the glory of God internally
2016-12-16 - what then is our heart but God's bag
2016-12-15 - Jonny
2016-12-15 - the self-revelation of God
2016-12-14 - titmouse
2016-12-14 - The Ghost Story Society
2016-12-13 - morning devotions 12/13/2016
2016-12-13 - striving against satan
2016-12-12 - the slow suffocation of time
2016-12-11 - deep throat
2016-12-10 - page 1000 2016 Diary
2016-12-10 - the creeping perversity of conventional life
2016-12-09 - titmouse
2016-12-09 - the rule of Faith
2016-12-08 - the persons of the Trinity
2016-12-07 - the Father sent the Son and the Holy Spirit
2016-12-06 - rebellious form of modernist shock
2016-12-05 - humanity before regeneration is spiritually dead
2016-12-04 - finch
2016-12-04 - The Second Coming of Christ
2016-12-03 - Class Struggle
2016-12-02 - God the king will save his faithful people
2016-12-01 - the final days
2016-11-30 - the Christian church always consists of children of the flesh and children of God
2016-11-29 - a work of Art
2016-11-29 - Positive Thinking
2016-11-28 - an old diary entry Listen to the Word December 4, 2008
2016-11-28 - direct experience of God
2016-11-27 - page 964 2016 Diary
2016-11-27 - BookTube video
2016-11-27 - the gift of the Spirit reorients a person's affections and attention
2016-11-26 - Blue Nile
2016-11-25 - Ghost Train
2016-11-24 - Hyper-Calvinism
2016-11-23 - ontological union with Christ
2016-11-22 - Jonny
2016-11-22 - a new direction towards moral holiness
2016-11-21 - God "called" them to a participation in Christ's glory
2016-11-20 - the heart be strengthened
2016-11-20 - withered like grass
2016-11-20 - North America
2016-11-19 - eating young cane shoots
2016-11-18 - page 940 2016 Diary
2016-11-18 - the Holy One
2016-11-18 - the Holy One
2016-11-17 - the economy of grace
2016-11-16 - the planet Mars
2016-11-15 - the risen Christ
2016-11-14 - called by Triune grace
2016-11-13 - the saving righteousness of God
2016-11-12 - the true church is elected by God
2016-11-11 - Jonny
2016-11-11 - the very fact of the H-bomb actualized the reality of Armageddon
2016-11-10 - flea bath
2016-11-09 - a picture of Carol and the girls Lou & Maggie
2016-11-09 - an infallible deposit of propositional revelation
2016-11-09 - the Great Apostasy
2016-11-09 - a photo of Louisa & Margaret
2016-11-08 - I Voted
2016-11-07 - dinner
2016-11-07 - a book of revelation
2016-11-07 - Rudy
2016-11-06 - scar lover
2016-11-05 - so you want to be a writer? a poem by Charles Bukowski 1920-1994
2016-11-05 - the holy King
2016-11-04 - theory of self knowledge
2016-11-03 - a message from a LJ friend
2016-11-03 - the lost weekend
2016-11-02 - page 900 2016 Diary
2016-11-02 - a pit of bones
2016-11-01 - a free fall into the Void
2016-10-31 - she played the role of a cowgirl
2016-10-31 - a letter to a Christian friend
2016-10-30 - End Times
2016-10-29 - Jonny
2016-10-29 - that they may behold My glory
2016-10-28 - the Triune God constitutes the Bible as its own fiduciary framework
2016-10-27 - Paul's New Perspective
2016-10-26 - textual meaning is a product of a community's interpretive strategies
2016-10-25 - the gift of God
2016-10-24 - taught in Christ
2016-10-23 - the idea of a closed order of nature is nothing more than a metaphysical fiction
2016-10-23 - Josie Joy
2016-10-22 - the Economy of Illumination
2016-10-21 - page 870 2016 Diary
2016-10-21 - the dust of death
2016-10-20 - solemn they wait
2016-10-19 - became part of the New York Dada circle
2016-10-18 - Jonny
2016-10-18 - the messianic kingdom
2016-10-17 - Jonny
2016-10-17 - firearm ownership
2016-10-17 - leaving the ruined Temple means being debarred from the Tree of Life
2016-10-16 - the re-creation of all things
2016-10-15 - the covenant of vocation
2016-10-14 - the Ashcan school of social realism
2016-10-13 - a Golden Age
2016-10-12 - grab the bull by the horns
2016-10-11 - He will bless them that fear the LORD
2016-10-10 - Josie Joy & Noni
2016-10-10 - the journey to the East
2016-10-09 - we are what we worship
2016-10-08 - Books mentioned in my last BookTube video
2016-10-08 - whether conscious or unconscious
2016-10-07 - VanRaalte Farm County Park
2016-10-07 - the Cotton Club Stomp
2016-10-06 - the Great Pyramid at Gizah
2016-10-05 - a biblical pattern
2016-10-04 - the development of angels
2016-10-04 - purge the land of idols
2016-10-03 - the bicameral mind
2016-10-02 - a common human nature
2016-10-01 - used books sale 10/1/2016
2016-09-30 - cold war
2016-09-29 - Atonement
2016-09-29 - Trump something a Facebook friend wrote today
2016-09-29 - the final overthrow of the devil and death will occur at the end of time
2016-09-29 - Jonny
2016-09-28 - gates to beyond
2016-09-28 - a story of divine grace
2016-09-27 - Lake Michigan
2016-09-27 - the Spirit gives birth to spirit
2016-09-26 - show pony
2016-09-26 - suffering the vengeance of eternal fire
2016-09-26 - suffering the vengeance of eternal fire
2016-09-25 - page 806 2016 Diary afternoon devotions
2016-09-25 - the passion of eternal youth
2016-09-24 - Rudy
2016-09-24 - a catholic unity
2016-09-23 - a single divine author
2016-09-22 - four pools of dog vomit
2016-09-21 - he was exalted above the heavens into the presence of God on our behalf
2016-09-20 - having received the ultimate promise of eschatological perfection
2016-09-19 - we set our hope on unseen things
2016-09-18 - without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness
2016-09-18 - page 785 2016 Diary
2016-09-17 - substituting earthly shadow for heavenly reality is worldliness
2016-09-16 - the universality of drug use by human beings
2016-09-15 - transitory episodes of depersonalization
2016-09-14 - moon
2016-09-14 - the process of death
2016-09-13 - direct experience of one's own inner states
2016-09-13 - old diary stuff February 5, 2005
2016-09-13 - natural mind
2016-09-12 - the natural mind
2016-09-11 - Josie Joy's two year old birthday
2016-09-11 - three-dimensional models of the human soul
2016-09-10 - the Keen's
2016-09-09 - God is not a cook
2016-09-08 - an artist must be a reactionary
2016-09-07 - Christ's sacrifice was perfect
2016-09-06 - we will share the resurrection of Christ on the final day
2016-09-05 - the kingdom is inaugurated in the ministry of Jesus
2016-09-05 - titmouse
2016-09-04 - Weekend Reads
2016-09-04 - our bodies must be transformed and changed to enter the kingdom
2016-09-03 - to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ
2016-09-02 - the star system HD164594
2016-09-01 - salvation is the present possession of believers
2016-09-01 - September 2016 Diary
2016-08-31 - war torn world
2016-08-30 - the idols he shall utterly abolish
2016-08-29 - Jonny
2016-08-29 - rat race
2016-08-28 - the preacher of today must be apocalyptic
2016-08-28 - Rudy
2016-08-27 - Holiness in Israel
2016-08-26 - AAUW August 2016 Used Books Sale
2016-08-26 - we must persevere in loyalty to Jesus Christ
2016-08-25 - God's being is made manifest in Christ
2016-08-24 - cooper's hawk
2016-08-24 - run with patience the race that is set before us
2016-08-23 - Jonny
2016-08-23 - progress might create a hell instead of a heaven on earth
2016-08-22 - the death rattle of the Age of Reason
2016-08-21 - the follies of the world
2016-08-20 - Food Market
2016-08-19 - the beauty of the sky is redemptive
2016-08-19 - page 700 2016 Diary
2016-08-18 - the Western myth
2016-08-17 - Ma & Pa
2016-08-17 - strive to be as we were before we were created
2016-08-16 - mourning doves
2016-08-16 - writing on the wall
2016-08-16 - page 695 2016 Diary
2016-08-16 - reach out in a way above mind to him who is above mind
2016-08-15 - photos of our granddaughter Josie Joy
2016-08-15 - a development toward cosmic consciousness
2016-08-14 - we live in God
2016-08-13 - Carol & Jonny
2016-08-13 - God can be loved but he cannot be thought
2016-08-12 - the Mormons begin crossing the Mississippi
2016-08-11 - the Western Front
2016-08-10 - Books Books Books
2016-08-10 - his goal was the primacy of the Party over the state
2016-08-09 - full load of cosmic guilt
2016-08-08 - constant communion with God
2016-08-07 - indwelling sin always abides
2016-08-06 - the rays of the interior sun
2016-08-05 - Jonny
2016-08-05 - keep your shoes off before the burning bush
2016-08-04 - a photo of Josie Joy and Carol Grandma
2016-08-04 - a sucker punch to the groin
2016-08-03 - I smell old
2016-08-02 - phenomenology for the godforsaken
2016-08-01 - August 2016 Diary
2016-08-01 - the fate of the natural world
2016-07-31 - from Adam to the Flood was a period of 1656 years
2016-07-30 - brewer blackbird
2016-07-30 - the image of the metropolis as a whore
2016-07-29 - Dad's Place
2016-07-29 - the ascetics of attention
2016-07-28 - hide himself in the vast desert of the mind
2016-07-27 - they then find rest and tranquility in interior love
2016-07-26 - I Am A Bookworm
2016-07-26 - they will then ascend in the flesh to contemplate eternal light
2016-07-25 - BookTube Play List
2016-07-25 - hot wars
2016-07-24 - fresh blueberry pie
2016-07-24 - nothing left
2016-07-23 - pictures of our granddaughter Josie Joy
2016-07-23 - Fallen Empire Records
2016-07-22 - chicken salad
2016-07-22 - books
2016-07-21 - can not get off the respirator
2016-07-21 - The Book of Job
2016-07-20 - Jonny
2016-07-20 - tears of repentance
2016-07-19 - the Son of Man shall come in his glory
2016-07-18 - the eschatological manifestation of God's glory
2016-07-18 - blood bath
2016-07-17 - the light of promise
2016-07-16 - the history of science
2016-07-15 - secret government experiments in mind control
2016-07-14 - the imitation of Christ
2016-07-13 - the New Testament Church is not Old Testament Israel
2016-07-12 - the cosmological argument
2016-07-11 - American Bomb Survey
2016-07-10 - a big fat cherry
2016-07-09 - the Final Battle
2016-07-08 - there's a conspiracy to define reality conceptually a certain way
2016-07-07 - a contemplative is in union with things beyond concepts
2016-07-06 - the soul will see the light
2016-07-06 - theology is wisdom concerning divine matters
2016-07-05 - devoted to restoring mythological literacy to culture
2016-07-05 - July 5, 2016 Diary
2016-07-04 - Jonny
2016-07-04 - Fourth Of July Used Books Sale
2016-07-03 - aren't all fictions forms of emotional autobiography
2016-07-03 - nothing left
2016-07-02 - man has a conscience
2016-07-01 - I believe in the existence of God
2016-06-30 - the mounting evidence of approaching killer asteroids indicates that the sky is falling
2016-06-29 - angel food
2016-06-28 - a cold north wind
2016-06-27 - wake up!
2016-06-26 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2016-06-26 - the Giver of light
2016-06-25 - rest on nothing of what he understands, tastes, feels, or imagines
2016-06-25 - finch
2016-06-24 - his desire for the clear vision of God
2016-06-23 - feel the reality of God
2016-06-22 - Jonny
2016-06-22 - The Garden Book Tag
2016-06-22 - the practice of virtue
2016-06-21 - used books bag sale
2016-06-21 - for in God, or in the state of perfection, all appetites cease
2016-06-20 - to comprehend God
2016-06-20 - IBW 2016 TAG
2016-06-19 - Like As A Father
2016-06-19 - there is only one Father
2016-06-18 - ride the death flow
2016-06-18 - Lou, Maggie, Andy, and Bethany
2016-06-18 - The Great War
2016-06-18 - suggested 2016 Summer Reading
2016-06-17 - american blood
2016-06-16 - nothing
2016-06-16 - a photo of a Woody station wagon
2016-06-16 - it was always hot in Houston TX
2016-06-16 - low energy batteries
2016-06-15 - to reach perfect union with God through love
2016-06-14 - the hidden Spouse
2016-06-13 - the concept of art as a new religion
2016-06-13 - Paul Gauguin
2016-06-12 - page 500 2016 Diary
2016-06-12 - taste supernatural things in a supernatural or divine mode
2016-06-12 - travelers cannot be guided by their own knowledge
2016-06-11 - you need more tension
2016-06-10 - the ongoing American quest for Gnostic deliverance
2016-06-09 - Jonny
2016-06-09 - the anguish of thinking it has lost God
2016-06-08 - this loving fire of contemplation
2016-06-07 - a method of disguising reality
2016-06-06 - kracked
2016-06-06 - a glory upon the soul
2016-06-05 - pick apples
2016-06-05 - Current Reading Tag (BookTube)
2016-06-05 - Christ the Cornerstone
2016-06-04 - granddaughters Maggie & Lou
2016-06-04 - the glories of the one true primitive Christian faith
2016-06-03 - thrift store crawl
2016-06-02 - be as dead men to the world
2016-06-01 - voids in the apprehension of the faculties
2016-06-01 - June 2016
2016-05-31 - so be transformed with ever-increasing glory
2016-05-30 - the god of war
2016-05-29 - in God we trust
2016-05-28 - the unmaking of the american dream
2016-05-27 - Cheap Stacks book haul
2016-05-27 - a mindful immersion under the full moon
2016-05-26 - J.M. Coetzee
2016-05-25 - Mother Earth is on fire
2016-05-24 - Carol & Jonny
2016-05-24 - Outdoor Discovery Center 5/22/2016 Family Walk
2016-05-24 - dive bombing into and out of metaphysical carnage
2016-05-23 - the root of prayer is interior silence
2016-05-22 - the fire of love
2016-05-21 - vampires who read Thoreau and made their own coffins out of recycled packing cases
2016-05-21 - Holland Farmer's Market
2016-05-20 - the great hunger
2016-05-19 - Jonny
2016-05-19 - the sweet and delightful life of love of God
2016-05-19 - Like A Rolling Stone-Bob Dylan
2016-05-18 - birds
2016-05-18 - the divine shape of history
2016-05-17 - a sign of the kingdom
2016-05-17 - she has a mouth filled with broken wine glasses
2016-05-16 - red breasted grosbeak
2016-05-16 - the dead watch the living on closed-circuit television
2016-05-15 - Jonny
2016-05-15 - machinations of capitalism
2016-05-14 - modern economics
2016-05-13 - Writer's Tag BookTube
2016-05-13 - only the gods lease office space on Olympus
2016-05-12 - Western Lands
2016-05-12 - the Apostle Paul
2016-05-11 - a cult of morbidity already festering among the young Romantics
2016-05-10 - a man of prayer
2016-05-09 - American Smoke
2016-05-09 - the signs of the times
2016-05-08 - Guy Debord and the situationists
2016-05-07 - a sprawling tableau of lower-class Parisian life
2016-05-06 - the devil never sleeps
2016-05-05 - splendid isolation
2016-05-04 - Jonny
2016-05-04 - books in the mail video
2016-05-04 - enchanted ground
2016-05-03 - a ordinary man
2016-05-03 - Windmill Island Gardens
2016-05-03 - end of the light
2016-05-02 - the literary world
2016-05-01 - Tulip Time
2016-05-01 - May 2016 Diary
2016-04-30 - removing spiritual tastes from our minds
2016-04-29 - Josie Joy
2016-04-29 - lost in space
2016-04-28 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2016-04-28 - true theology
2016-04-27 - white-throated sparrow
2016-04-27 - the old self was crucified with Christ
2016-04-26 - the search for peace of mind
2016-04-25 - theology is meant to glorify God
2016-04-24 - laid a golden egg
2016-04-23 - Paris was a woman
2016-04-23 - cardinal
2016-04-23 - a reading experience
2016-04-22 - white-throated sparrow
2016-04-22 - purple rain
2016-04-21 - a heartbreaking spactacle
2016-04-20 - the symbolist movement
2016-04-19 - the map of love
2016-04-18 - the open road
2016-04-17 - New Orleans Jazz Festival
2016-04-16 - dream life
2016-04-15 - american goldfinches
2016-04-15 - preach the text
2016-04-14 - the dawning of the eschatologically restored Israel-the church
2016-04-14 - Jonny
2016-04-13 - yellow-bellied sapsucker
2016-04-13 - the ethics of the cross are eschatological to the core
2016-04-12 - books
2016-04-12 - a kind of manual for living off the grid
2016-04-11 - a symbolic account of religious consciousness
2016-04-10 - american utopianism
2016-04-09 - the spirit of the antichrist is always knocking at the door of churches
2016-04-09 - page 300 2016 Diary
2016-04-08 - the church inhabits God's very presence in the heavenly realm
2016-04-07 - Adam enjoyed the presence of God in the arboreal temple of Eden
2016-04-06 - skyped Bethany
2016-04-06 - page 292 2016 Diary
2016-04-06 - Christ's one-time perfect sacrifice
2016-04-05 - the radical newness of the Christ event
2016-04-04 - He will reveal his glory
2016-04-03 - flee from idolatry
2016-04-02 - the contemporary church has lost a capacity to listen
2016-04-01 - when he envisions Christian existence, his conception is communally oriented
2016-04-01 - April 2016 Diary
2016-03-31 - page 275 2016 Diary
2016-03-31 - the historical-critical method
2016-03-30 - Jesus as the fulfillment of Israel
2016-03-30 - wild turkey
2016-03-29 - be on heightened alert for deceivers in the church
2016-03-28 - Deathspell Omega
2016-03-27 - Josie Joy
2016-03-27 - Resurrection Sunday 2016
2016-03-26 - the untold story
2016-03-25 - Come To Calvary's Holy Mountain
2016-03-25 - the operation of God
2016-03-24 - birds
2016-03-24 - the fiery pit
2016-03-24 - we the readers are as embedded in history as in the text
2016-03-23 - cardinals
2016-03-23 - Holy Week 2016
2016-03-22 - american goldfinch
2016-03-22 - the purpose of life
2016-03-22 - terrorist attack
2016-03-22 - page 250 2016 Diary
2016-03-21 - ocean of essence
2016-03-21 - the depths of God
2016-03-20 - God who has come to us in Jesus
2016-03-20 - Jonny
2016-03-20 - new books
2016-03-19 - the glory of God
2016-03-18 - we wait for the full restoration of all things
2016-03-17 - the American Empire
2016-03-17 - Jesus, Thine All Victorious Love
2016-03-17 - the end-time resurrection
2016-03-17 - books
2016-03-16 - Easter
2016-03-16 - american goldfinch
2016-03-16 - the phenomenon of time-consciousness
2016-03-15 - this project of becoming an existential individual
2016-03-14 - baptism into Christ by the Spirit
2016-03-13 - american goldfinch
2016-03-13 - the spiritual habit of grace
2016-03-12 - Rudy
2016-03-12 - the white working poor
2016-03-11 - cosmic perspective
2016-03-10 - main desk in my study
2016-03-10 - New Criticism succeeded by postmodernism and structuralism
2016-03-09 - expulsion from Eden
2016-03-09 - Jonny
2016-03-08 - verbal prayer
2016-03-08 - Though Your Sins Be As Scarlet
2016-03-07 - Redwing Blackbird
2016-03-07 - the Holy Trinity is the God of Love
2016-03-07 - the mystery of the gospel
2016-03-07 - the speech of idols
2016-03-06 - the origin of consciousness
2016-03-05 - The Bicameral Mind
2016-03-04 - Noni & Josephine Joy
2016-03-04 - the descendants of Abraham will eventually fill the world
2016-03-03 - God the Father in Christ has already won the campaign against evil powers and principalities
2016-03-03 - morning devotions
2016-03-02 - unfading light
2016-03-01 - Divine Nothing
2016-02-29 - the relational redemptive presence of the Lord
2016-02-28 - the unity of the church
2016-02-27 - I am wounded by love
2016-02-27 - Modern English Usage
2016-02-26 - Holland Rescue Mission Used Books Sale
2016-02-25 - he reveals himself to his people for communion and salvation
2016-02-25 - A Cry for Deliverance
2016-02-24 - books
2016-02-24 - evil eye
2016-02-24 - snow storm
2016-02-23 - True Self
2016-02-23 - in your presence is fullness of joy
2016-02-22 - Blut Aus Nord
2016-02-21 - the life of Montaigne
2016-02-20 - Jonny
2016-02-20 - glory days
2016-02-19 - unconsciousness leads to groupthink, gluttony, and self-delusion
2016-02-18 - book review "Infinite Jest"
2016-02-18 - simple naked faith
2016-02-17 - History Of My Life
2016-02-17 - Carol, Emily, & Josie Joy
2016-02-16 - moral fiction
2016-02-15 - the hermit has the desert inside him
2016-02-14 - let him speak as the oracles of God
2016-02-13 - the Dark Continent
2016-02-12 - what is the purpose of Time?
2016-02-11 - an American classic
2016-02-11 - a community of desperate souls
2016-02-10 - video
2016-02-10 - The Six-Day War
2016-02-09 - a fire on the moon
2016-02-08 - to impose order and meaning on the welter of contemporary phenomena
2016-02-07 - cremation
2016-02-06 - David Foster Wallace video
2016-02-06 - Rudy
2016-02-06 - a religion of language
2016-02-05 - David Foster Wallace
2016-02-05 - postmodern fiction in the midst of the entropic wasteland of minimalism
2016-02-05 - Jesus, I am resting, resting
2016-02-04 - morning reflections
2016-02-04 - enrolled in a personal session with Christ in the school of prayer
2016-02-03 - The Beat Generation
2016-02-03 - train trip to Portland Oregon
2016-02-03 - a photo of our daughter Beth with baby Maggie and Louisa
2016-02-02 - to behold the beauty of the LORD
2016-02-02 - his delight is in the law of the LORD
2016-02-02 - Christian devotions
2016-02-01 - page 100 2016 Diary
2016-02-01 - Book Collecting video
2016-02-01 - sweet tooth
2016-01-31 - the sovereignty of God's grace
2016-01-30 - Jonny
2016-01-30 - Rudy
2016-01-30 - blood incantation
2016-01-29 - the fall of Satan
2016-01-28 - the love of God cannot dwell with the hatred of man
2016-01-27 - Video
2016-01-27 - his most secret longings were aroused
2016-01-27 - Journal video
2016-01-26 - Book Collecting video
2016-01-26 - Jonny
2016-01-26 - the language of abandonment
2016-01-25 - VanRaalte Farm
2016-01-25 - a true Christian must die to himself and the world and live in Christ
2016-01-24 - the echoes of Dadaism are everywhere
2016-01-24 - moon
2016-01-24 - Carol and Jonny
2016-01-23 - the history of Redemption
2016-01-22 - crow moon
2016-01-22 - the person who does not love God does not pray
2016-01-22 - contemplation is the highest exercise of charity
2016-01-21 - The Garden of Paradise
2016-01-21 - books
2016-01-20 - A Call to the Unconverted to Turn and Live
2016-01-20 - in the school of love
2016-01-20 - Rudy
2016-01-20 - Puritan Evangelism
2016-01-20 - deeply dependent on Christ every moment
2016-01-19 - Book Collecting video
2016-01-19 - O Love that wilt not let me go
2016-01-19 - Oh wonderful, astonishing condescension of eternal love!
2016-01-18 - a passion for holiness as your driving desire
2016-01-17 - it is impossible to grow spiritually without prayer
2016-01-17 - birds of North America
2016-01-16 - the Alaskan Wilderness
2016-01-16 - page 50 2016 Diary
2016-01-15 - keep in step with the Spirit
2016-01-15 - Book Collecting video
2016-01-15 - the downfall of Richard Nixon
2016-01-14 - getting to the summit brought on godly thoughts, brought intoxication
2016-01-13 - the necessity of regeneration
2016-01-12 - finch
2016-01-12 - someday there will be no white race
2016-01-11 - Jonny
2016-01-10 - chrematophobia
2016-01-09 - Book Collecting video
2016-01-09 - the house went up in flames
2016-01-08 - the value of a life wholly taken up with God
2016-01-07 - the goal of all desire, eternal beatitude
2016-01-06 - full participation in the knowledge of God
2016-01-05 - Rudy
2016-01-05 - Jonny
2016-01-05 - a primordial outpouring of divine grace
2016-01-04 - enduring love
2016-01-04 - secret paths by which God leads souls to perfection
2016-01-03 - we all require the heat of divine grace
2016-01-02 - to be very wary and sparing in the use of the tongue
2016-01-01 - New Year 2016
2016-01-01 - page 1 2016 Diary
2015-12-31 - the fear of the Lord is clean
2015-12-31 - last day of the year 2015
2015-12-31 - The Wasteland
2015-12-30 - for what pleases God is the believer's faithful effort to serve Christ by loving others
2015-12-29 - he washed away the guilt of our sin with his own blood
2015-12-28 - new book
2015-12-28 - Josie Joy
2015-12-28 - the pattern of Christ
2015-12-27 - domestic bliss
2015-12-27 - silent movie
2015-12-26 - Thee Will I Love, My Strength, My Tower
2015-12-26 - for there is no better way of serving God than to love him
2015-12-25 - Deafheaven - New Bermuda (full album)
2015-12-25 - salvation was not the result of human choices but God's
2015-12-25 - morning moon
2015-12-24 - Rudy
2015-12-24 - comfort of the Holy Ghost
2015-12-24 - morning devotions 12/24/2015
2015-12-23 - the one gospel elicits many cultural receptions
2015-12-22 - the upright behold His countenace
2015-12-22 - Jack Kerouac On Writing
2015-12-21 - crow
2015-12-21 - His love will never let me fall
2015-12-21 - Green Christ Mass
2015-12-20 - knowing in our hearts that the old mechanical myths had died at Hiroshima
2015-12-19 - the Doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction
2015-12-18 - Scofield believed that economic inequality would inevitably provoke God's wrath
2015-12-17 - there has never been a reigning orthodoxy on predestination
2015-12-17 - page 1022 2015 Diary
2015-12-16 - John Irving A Writer
2015-12-16 - there is no earthly paradise without psychoanalysis
2015-12-15 - Book Talk video
2015-12-15 - I have set the LORD always before me
2015-12-14 - Christmas in the Manger
2015-12-14 - Scripture is a verbal icon (a textual mirror) of God
2015-12-13 - the true story of the world
2015-12-12 - love of life
2015-12-11 - Dad's Place
2015-12-11 - Election Sovereign and Free
2015-12-11 - Jonny
2015-12-11 - the myth of the artist as romantic destructive egotist
2015-12-10 - we are always in the process of becoming
2015-12-10 - page 1000 2015 Diary
2015-12-09 - Jonny
2015-12-09 - human holiness is participation in divine holiness
2015-12-08 - Morality Play
2015-12-08 - I live by faith in the Son of God
2015-12-08 - And Can It Be That I Should Gain
2015-12-07 - the inner life
2015-12-07 - holy wisdom confounds Satan
2015-12-07 - favorite books video
2015-12-06 - the Trinity is the gospel
2015-12-05 - the inescapable reality of theological traditions changing over time
2015-12-04 - the witness of the Spirit
2015-12-04 - video
2015-12-04 - Windmill Island
2015-12-03 - the indwelling Christ
2015-12-02 - the necessity of daily dying to sin and being raised up to new life in Christ
2015-12-01 - chex mix
2015-12-01 - Bethany, Lou & Maggie
2015-12-01 - video
2015-11-30 - Mogwai
2015-11-30 - yellow moon
2015-11-29 - let there be light
2015-11-29 - Come to Calvary's holy mountain
2015-11-29 - an apocalyptic war between the gospel and its counterfeit
2015-11-28 - Jonny
2015-11-28 - the newness of grace made manifest in Christ
2015-11-27 - Wonder
2015-11-27 - He will not abandon us
2015-11-26 - in the beginning there was love
2015-11-25 - the truth of God exceeds our finite capacities
2015-11-25 - morning devotions 11/25/2015
2015-11-24 - question asked me by my friend Steve H.
2015-11-24 - we experience the knowledge of God within the complexities of human experience
2015-11-23 - moon
2015-11-23 - lives the eternal life of God
2015-11-23 - your heart is shut against Christ
2015-11-23 - December 1968
2015-11-22 - Books
2015-11-22 - have no confidence in the flesh
2015-11-22 - page 945 2015 Diary
2015-11-22 - home is where the heart is
2015-11-22 - video wet blanket
2015-11-21 - Jonny
2015-11-21 - a meditation on America's waning age of manned spaceflight
2015-11-20 - Christ centered preaching
2015-11-19 - whoever had dug the pit falls into it
2015-11-19 - Christian Spirituality
2015-11-19 - Keith Green - How Majestic Is Your Name
2015-11-18 - the high calling of God in Christ Jesus
2015-11-18 - makes a free offer of Himself to them to be their Redeemer and their Savior
2015-11-18 - O Love that wilt not let me go
2015-11-17 - lost sinners are in the hands of the devil
2015-11-16 - Book Collecting video
2015-11-16 - Outdoors Discovery Center
2015-11-16 - The Logos
2015-11-15 - you are yet within the reach of the blood of Christ
2015-11-15 - Stop, poor sinner! stop and think
2015-11-14 - Islamic Terrorism
2015-11-13 - dust to dust
2015-11-13 - skull
2015-11-13 - Qumran biblical history
2015-11-12 - John Piper - Twenty-Five Years Of Desiring God
2015-11-12 - the path of sin is the way of death
2015-11-11 - inner silence
2015-11-11 - sinners, look into your hearts
2015-11-11 - morning devotions
2015-11-10 - The Valley of Vision - The Deeps
2015-11-10 - keep a good diet
2015-11-10 - the mystery of Christ
2015-11-09 - there is no greater pain than the gnawing pangs of conscience
2015-11-09 - Longings After God
2015-11-08 - the name Tetragrammaton is a symbol of the name of the Holy Trinity
2015-11-07 - Jonny
2015-11-07 - fried crisp
2015-11-07 - the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man
2015-11-06 - O LORD, how long?
2015-11-05 - have mercy on me
2015-11-04 - thou hast broken the teeth of the wicked
2015-11-03 - a lonely road
2015-11-03 - Jehovah is the Lord of history, as he is the Lord of creation
2015-11-02 - he showed all human beings the path to eternal bliss
2015-11-01 - Upper Macatawa Natural Area
2015-11-01 - people have the power
2015-10-31 - the devil's holiday
2015-10-30 - Video on Book Collecting
2015-10-30 - blessed are all they that put their trust in him
2015-10-29 - VHOL - Deeper Than Sky
2015-10-29 - beauty marks
2015-10-29 - city on fire
2015-10-28 - stirs him with a loving wound
2015-10-28 - The Man Is Ever Blessed
2015-10-28 - blessed are those who focus on the pursuit of heavenly wisdom
2015-10-27 - fully involved in trying to crack the German Enigma enciphering machine
2015-10-26 - the transformation of love
2015-10-26 - the way of perfection
2015-10-26 - the Psalms are the music of Christ's village
2015-10-26 - Psalm 42
2015-10-25 - the Holy Spirit alone reveals the substance of Scripture
2015-10-24 - the quest for the historical Adam
2015-10-23 - page 850 2015 Diary
2015-10-23 - the biblical text must retain its autonomy from tradition
2015-10-22 - Rudy
2015-10-22 - Video on Book Collecting
2015-10-22 - the human race fell in Adam
2015-10-21 - the Noahic Covenant
2015-10-21 - the Spirit who makes alive, makes alive eternally
2015-10-20 - a hope fixed on unseen realities
2015-10-19 - Jonny
2015-10-19 - apostolic existence is merely Christian existence written large
2015-10-18 - the power of the crucified Christ is manifest only in weakness
2015-10-17 - an uncreated energy of God penetrates the mind as a light
2015-10-16 - We Shall Gather At The River
2015-10-16 - a mournful witness to the death of the American Dream
2015-10-15 - LSD-induced regression
2015-10-14 - How does one come to know God?
2015-10-14 - that I may gain Christ
2015-10-13 - green burial
2015-10-13 - the form of epiphanic consciousness
2015-10-12 - in search of literary titillation
2015-10-12 - VanRaalte Farm
2015-10-11 - the plane of Self consciousness
2015-10-10 - old age is a ceremony of losses
2015-10-09 - yet the Lord thinketh upon me
2015-10-09 - the American novel is pre-eminently a novel of terror
2015-10-08 - the American experience
2015-10-08 - to shock bourgeois society into a sense of its own moral emptiness
2015-10-07 - laying a pool of cold sweat
2015-10-06 - Chelsea Wolfe
2015-10-06 - the ghost world of psychic phenomena
2015-10-06 - page 800 2015 Diary
2015-10-05 - the world of Nature as visible revelation of an invisible Universe
2015-10-04 - the unitive knowledge of God
2015-10-03 - mastery of the soul
2015-10-02 - Jonny
2015-10-02 - clearing a playground of sensual delight in the existential gloom
2015-10-01 - the divine-human love relationship must be maintained by appropriate human response
2015-09-30 - the Monsterian funerary cult of Neanderthal Man
2015-09-29 - Christ in whom the divine glory was restored
2015-09-29 - family time
2015-09-28 - pure Consciousness devoid of all thought and words
2015-09-27 - Video on Book Collecting
2015-09-27 - the supra-conscious state
2015-09-26 - the quest for the knowledge of reality
2015-09-25 - AAUW Used Books Sale 9/25/2015
2015-09-25 - a deep-seated American enthusiasm about the possibilities for reshaping the self
2015-09-24 - the federal government would eventually succumb to the Antichrist
2015-09-23 - South Haven MI
2015-09-22 - Patriarch Pavle of Serbia
2015-09-22 - they hoped to prepare humanity for the second coming of Christ
2015-09-21 - the individualization and interiorization of the religious life
2015-09-20 - death to the world
2015-09-20 - Ghost World
2015-09-19 - beyond the Zero
2015-09-18 - the pain of representational insufficiency
2015-09-17 - the dark elements of the unconscious
2015-09-16 - every machine is a machine of a machine
2015-09-15 - philosophers have traditionally been employees of the State
2015-09-14 - Christ Whose Glory Fills The Skies
2015-09-14 - God can change a person any time
2015-09-13 - trying to recover some singular meaning within a fragmented landscape
2015-09-13 - the devil is the father of false art
2015-09-12 - the meta-ethical value of agapistic ethics
2015-09-12 - the intimacies of catoptric communion
2015-09-11 - the quest for psychic wholeness
2015-09-10 - a vision of the world in terms of a single intellectual pattern
2015-09-10 - the realistic fact that language and communication are uncertain and imperfect
2015-09-09 - stay strong
2015-09-09 - William Gaddis
2015-09-08 - he is a modern man
2015-09-07 - the big bang is the Final Judgment
2015-09-06 - lacking the words to describe Reality presently
2015-09-05 - philosophy of the self
2015-09-04 - 9/3/2015 Diary Reality
2015-09-04 - the production of the real
2015-09-03 - Lower Level library
2015-09-03 - Margaret Carol Lynch born 6:13 PM Phoenix Arizona
2015-09-02 - Grand Haven Book Haul
2015-09-02 - the irrational elements of desire
2015-09-01 - nothing but fantasy
2015-08-31 - social repression
2015-08-30 - Jonny
2015-08-30 - the schizo-paranoiac recording process
2015-08-29 - new winter coat
2015-08-29 - the child is a metaphysical being
2015-08-28 - everybody wants to be a fascist
2015-08-28 - teach me to hold myself in inward and outward silence before Thee
2015-08-27 - cooper's hawk
2015-08-26 - God alone teaches us to pray
2015-08-25 - a tribe that used hallucinogenic potatoes as a stable diet
2015-08-24 - their history has made them megalomaniac and simplified their desires
2015-08-23 - Lower Level
2015-08-22 - Papa & Josie Joy
2015-08-22 - we're just going to end up not ever leaving our houses
2015-08-21 - Seventh-Day Adventism
2015-08-20 - many fundamentalists believe that humans had only been around for about six thousand years
2015-08-19 - used books bought 8/19/2015
2015-08-19 - video of our book collection/lower level
2015-08-19 - morning devotions
2015-08-18 - Rudy
2015-08-18 - history is not anthropocentric but theocentric
2015-08-17 - the love of God
2015-08-16 - page 661 2015 Diary
2015-08-16 - every hermeneutic will be grounded in certain metaphysical convictions
2015-08-15 - God's love is intensely emotional
2015-08-15 - no one can frustrate God's will
2015-08-14 - the New World
2015-08-13 - Behold, What Love
2015-08-13 - listening to the roar of hydrogen bombs
2015-08-12 - for black evangelicals racism often represented a hallmark of the white fundamentalist faith
2015-08-11 - the ruin of that house was great
2015-08-11 - some people are just doomed
2015-08-10 - the end was nigh and the apostasy predicted in Revelation had begun
2015-08-09 - false epistemologies
2015-08-09 - Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing
2015-08-08 - the old Roman Empire
2015-08-07 - tormented love
2015-08-06 - God apparently wanted Pentecostals to know that Jesus planned to return soon
2015-08-05 - used books bought 8/5/2015
2015-08-04 - Life Among Strangers
2015-08-04 - God's search for us is more constant than our own search for God
2015-08-04 - it is common to see them suffer these aridities
2015-08-03 - the conquest of the Missouri
2015-08-01 - the nature of human transformation
2015-07-31 - a phone call from a God lover
2015-07-31 - white Americans are killers
2015-07-31 - walk in the Spirit
2015-07-30 - Jonny
2015-07-30 - Natural Revelation
2015-07-29 - the Appalachian Trail
2015-07-28 - The Seven Dreams
2015-07-28 - the Nez Perce War
2015-07-28 - when the mind bursts into flame the language is sublime
2015-07-27 - a rich repository of penitential theology
2015-07-26 - walking through Death Valley
2015-07-25 - death is a letter that was never sent
2015-07-25 - decrepit humans who were window-shopping discounted comics and plastic space monsters
2015-07-24 - the world turns to dust
2015-07-23 - Howl
2015-07-22 - Ginsberg is a vampire for fame, immortality
2015-07-22 - all these words are dust within my mind
2015-07-21 - a Gospel call
2015-07-20 - surrounded by massive idiocy
2015-07-19 - evening devotions
2015-07-19 - man, dog, & wildfowers
2015-07-19 - salvation as pure gift
2015-07-19 - passed away peacefully
2015-07-18 - to serve other gods
2015-07-18 - Jonny
2015-07-18 - domestic terrorism
2015-07-17 - Nonie & Josie Joy
2015-07-17 - Jesus victorious over evil powers
2015-07-16 - the last temptation of Christ
2015-07-15 - pre-ordered books
2015-07-15 - she had contempt for people who didn't do what they truly wanted to do
2015-07-14 - all things new
2015-07-13 - wildlife
2015-07-13 - the shadow of death
2015-07-12 - her eyes were full of tears
2015-07-11 - writer Rachel Joyce
2015-07-10 - the conquest of paradise
2015-07-10 - used books bought 7/10/2015
2015-07-09 - Jonny
2015-07-09 - what governs me when I write
2015-07-09 - for I am not ashamed of the Gospel
2015-07-08 - ill fares the land
2015-07-07 - you are the sinner
2015-07-07 - LiveJournal
2015-07-07 - Christ the Solid Rock
2015-07-07 - false spirituality
2015-07-06 - that is a nice little place to die
2015-07-05 - one of the patrons of the mystical poet and engraver William Blake
2015-07-04 - Jonny
2015-07-04 - Fourth Of July Used Books Sale
2015-07-03 - "wave of death" rolling through world anuran population
2015-07-02 - let the wicked forsake his way
2015-07-02 - preserved them in the fellowship of His Son
2015-07-01 - the consolation of election
2015-07-01 - a very small remnant
2015-06-30 - the plague within
2015-06-29 - More love to Thee, O Christ, more love to Thee!
2015-06-29 - what the Bible calls sexual perversion
2015-06-28 - he must interiorly cleave to God with devoted intention and love
2015-06-28 - hath shined into our hearts
2015-06-27 - God Himself is light
2015-06-27 - Obama sings Amazing Grace
2015-06-26 - tremble ye sinners, and submit
2015-06-26 - Christ alone
2015-06-25 - the dreams of the dead
2015-06-24 - hold down ones fears
2015-06-23 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2015-06-22 - the last life
2015-06-22 - messages from another galaxy
2015-06-21 - Father's Day
2015-06-20 - fear and dread
2015-06-19 - nobody's perfect
2015-06-19 - all is wrapped in darkness
2015-06-18 - gallbladder
2015-06-17 - the thrill is gone
2015-06-16 - words without borders
2015-06-16 - SUNN 0)))
2015-06-15 - count sheep
2015-06-14 - commenting through loudspeakers on the lifestyles of the men in gray flannel suits
2015-06-14 - The Pyramid of Cestius
2015-06-13 - the Spirit of Christ provides the energy toward Christlikeness
2015-06-13 - ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another
2015-06-12 - the antinomian accusation
2015-06-12 - having eyes but not seeing
2015-06-11 - used books bought 6/11/2015
2015-06-11 - old people sexual activity
2015-06-11 - page 450 2015 Diary
2015-06-10 - Holland Farmer's Market
2015-06-10 - a party state professing a messianic ideology that claims a total monopoly on truth
2015-06-09 - the world is a tourist trap for zombies
2015-06-08 - family
2015-06-08 - Christ, Of All My Hopes The Ground
2015-06-08 - it is God who graciously reconciles sinners with himself as an act of his divine compassion
2015-06-07 - desire for God grows through beholding
2015-06-07 - All The Way My Savior Leads Me
2015-06-06 - tired
2015-06-06 - Carol, Andy, Beth, and Louisa
2015-06-06 - the development of historical consciousness
2015-06-05 - don't make any noise
2015-06-04 - the quest for the historical Adam
2015-06-04 - Block Party
2015-06-03 - there is no light in Hell
2015-06-02 - wrapped in a shroud and placed in the ground
2015-06-02 - trying to make something of the life one is given
2015-06-01 - emptied the bottle of fire water
2015-05-31 - cosmic isolation
2015-05-30 - in the dying light
2015-05-30 - give me fire
2015-05-29 - the Gospel Message
2015-05-28 - let the peace of God rule in your hearts
2015-05-27 - I have given up trying to make sense of my life
2015-05-27 - waiting for the cosmos to end
2015-05-26 - I am nothing
2015-05-26 - the hierophany of the visible heavens
2015-05-25 - who gave Himself for us
2015-05-24 - the New Creation
2015-05-24 - the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh
2015-05-24 - put on the Lord Jesus Christ
2015-05-23 - the Great Apostasy
2015-05-23 - becoming like God by participating in the life of God
2015-05-22 - the mystery of hospitality
2015-05-22 - Jonny
2015-05-22 - the new unity of mankind remains a hidden reality
2015-05-22 - Saved By Grace
2015-05-21 - cosmic boredom
2015-05-20 - the Church is not to be identified with any single race, culture or society
2015-05-20 - the civic project of American Christianity has come to an end
2015-05-19 - No Farms No Food
2015-05-19 - Jonny
2015-05-18 - used books bought on 5/18/2015
2015-05-18 - the dissolving self
2015-05-17 - do angels have brains?
2015-05-17 - Black Holes
2015-05-16 - sweet thunder
2015-05-15 - our front and back yard
2015-05-14 - Whom I In Heaven
2015-05-14 - Sonic Youth
2015-05-13 - We read ourselves, and then we report on that reading. We call it writing.
2015-05-12 - Jonny
2015-05-12 - page 359 2015 Diary
2015-05-11 - did you do it?
2015-05-10 - Day of judgment! Day of wonders!
2015-05-10 - few people are able to hear the truth
2015-05-09 - creative writing
2015-05-08 - page 350 2015 Diary
2015-05-08 - The Yellow Book
2015-05-07 - dreaming of a perfect life
2015-05-07 - Ovenbird
2015-05-06 - used books bought on 5/6/2015
2015-05-06 - living is Christ
2015-05-05 - on the perennial verge of existence
2015-05-05 - White Crowned Sparrow
2015-05-04 - lone wolf
2015-05-03 - The Solid Rock
2015-05-03 - the hope of salvation
2015-05-02 - the illusion of security
2015-05-02 - metaphysical longings
2015-05-01 - glorification of middle-class virtues
2015-04-30 - Jonny
2015-04-30 - a tradition of proletarian suspicion and hostility towards intellectuals
2015-04-29 - american dreams
2015-04-29 - regard writing as the only form of meaningful activity
2015-04-28 - Rachmi Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon
2015-04-28 - titmouse
2015-04-27 - Brown Thrasher
2015-04-27 - the rejection of idolatry
2015-04-26 - revealed to him that consciousness was not single but multiple
2015-04-25 - if Christology is about static 'being', subordination will be difficult to accommodate
2015-04-24 - Noni & Josie Joy
2015-04-23 - VanRaalte Farm
2015-04-23 - God allowed Satan to work in the world
2015-04-22 - the fate of liberty
2015-04-21 - Pauline Christology
2015-04-21 - End Times are here
2015-04-20 - center of the universe
2015-04-19 - page 300 2015 Diary
2015-04-19 - a member of the Weimar Republic's Jazz-Age generation
2015-04-18 - the marriage state
2015-04-17 - subvert the dominant paradigm
2015-04-16 - keeping a diary
2015-04-15 - look for new heavens and a new earth
2015-04-14 - for by grace are ye saved through faith
2015-04-14 - Jonny
2015-04-14 - the call of the Gospel of God
2015-04-13 - ACLS
2015-04-13 - Superchunk
2015-04-13 - american golden finch
2015-04-12 - O The Deep, Deep Love Of Jesus
2015-04-12 - The Holy Ghost As The Spirit Of Love
2015-04-12 - Come, Gracious Spirit, Heavenly Dove
2015-04-12 - a place in the sun
2015-04-11 - Frank Black
2015-04-11 - O Happy Soul That Lives On High
2015-04-11 - the last Adam was made a quickening spirit
2015-04-10 - a single reasonable mind against the brute forces of institutional behavior
2015-04-09 - a big cry baby
2015-04-08 - transmission of ideas through time
2015-04-08 - Josie & Hannah
2015-04-08 - the Bible is its own interpreter
2015-04-07 - books
2015-04-07 - robin
2015-04-07 - life merges into art
2015-04-06 - the deifying energy of God
2015-04-05 - Resurrection Sunday
2015-04-04 - we are experiencing in our times a loss of depth
2015-04-03 - Christ was known to Moses
2015-04-02 - no reason to despair
2015-04-02 - Eastern Towhee
2015-04-02 - the scandal of the cross
2015-04-02 - Maundy Thursday
2015-04-01 - chipmunk
2015-04-01 - The Risen Christ
2015-04-01 - the glory of the resurrection is destined for human bodies
2015-04-01 - April 2015 Diary
2015-03-31 - the world passeth away
2015-03-31 - Jonny
2015-03-31 - dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead
2015-03-31 - The Parable of the Ten Virgins
2015-03-30 - Stu Visser Trail
2015-03-30 - Great and Holy Monday
2015-03-29 - Josie Joy
2015-03-29 - all flesh shall see the salvation of God
2015-03-28 - Papa & Josie Joy
2015-03-28 - an forgettable image of a doomed way of life
2015-03-27 - that was where I had to go, to the essence, to the core of human existence
2015-03-26 - And now the scales have left mine eye
2015-03-26 - where there is no sight of sin, there can be no repentance
2015-03-25 - the duty of genius
2015-03-25 - a certain old world charm
2015-03-24 - they will contemplate the divine essence intuitively and without any obstacle or medium
2015-03-23 - through perfect renunciation the soul is lost in God
2015-03-22 - the bottomless abyss of uncreated Beauty
2015-03-21 - grace is nothing else than a beginning of glory
2015-03-20 - they enter fully into the mystical state
2015-03-20 - her entire aim is to please her Bridegroom
2015-03-20 - the divine Spirit who interiorly enlightens the intellect of the faithful
2015-03-19 - the desire to climb the mystical ladder which leads to the Supreme Good
2015-03-18 - the life of divine love
2015-03-17 - 18,000 journal entries
2015-03-16 - 2015 Diary
2015-03-16 - anxious to see that invisible beauty which caused this visible beauty
2015-03-15 - poverty of spirit
2015-03-15 - shut the door behind you
2015-03-15 - he who loves Christ is bound to imitate him to the best of his ability
2015-03-14 - Jonathan Edwards
2015-03-14 - mystical yearning for oneness
2015-03-13 - the crushing weight of a guilty conscience
2015-03-12 - downy woodpecker
2015-03-12 - there is no place to go
2015-03-12 - obituary
2015-03-11 - I am Nothing
2015-03-10 - French Art & Diary
2015-03-10 - the life of Dylan Thomas
2015-03-09 - Easter rabbit
2015-03-08 - the very ecstasy of perfection motion
2015-03-07 - Ferruccio Tagliavini
2015-03-06 - the quest to ground oneself in the real
2015-03-05 - let nature take its course
2015-03-05 - my struggle
2015-03-04 - Karl Ove Knausgaard
2015-03-04 - where is the corn?
2015-03-03 - Rudy
2015-03-03 - the dawn of the killer robots
2015-03-02 - wrapped in rainbows
2015-03-01 - March 2015 Diary
2015-02-28 - the Islamic Republic of Iran
2015-02-27 - living for the moment
2015-02-27 - in Christ alone
2015-02-26 - Bohemian who spent each day scrolling from one cafe to another
2015-02-25 - page 150 2015 Diary
2015-02-25 - I am working on my career
2015-02-24 - Flag Day
2015-02-23 - I am beyond repair
2015-02-22 - waste products
2015-02-21 - Jonny
2015-02-21 - life is no picnic
2015-02-20 - Michael Houellebecq
2015-02-19 - Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
2015-02-19 - Wisdom is without any beginning
2015-02-18 - the two births of the Son of God
2015-02-17 - The Global Order
2015-02-17 - the author of time transcends time
2015-02-16 - frozen in tears
2015-02-15 - Holy War
2015-02-15 - Jonny
2015-02-15 - love pains of separation
2015-02-14 - wilderness kingdom
2015-02-14 - American terror
2015-02-13 - dance music for zombies
2015-02-12 - we understand only fragments of reality
2015-02-11 - it is all in the Lord's hands
2015-02-10 - time to cash in my chips
2015-02-09 - Evan Dara
2015-02-09 - no degrees of glory within the same infinite being
2015-02-08 - the mystery of the incarnation
2015-02-08 - page 100 2015 Diary
2015-02-07 - His Story
2015-02-05 - the gospel is always heard and interpreted within a worshiping community
2015-02-04 - Reformation Commentary on Scripture
2015-02-04 - drowning in a cultural sea
2015-02-03 - what is God like?
2015-02-02 - notoriety is the only form of postwar American literary fame
2015-02-01 - 2015 Diary page 83
2015-02-01 - in the light that none can enter
2015-01-31 - Carol & baby Josie
2015-01-31 - receive the Holy Spirit
2015-01-30 - measles epidemic
2015-01-29 - Emily & Josie
2015-01-29 - the Lord of Glory was a man of sorrows
2015-01-28 - a photo of our granddaughter Louisa Mae 10 months old
2015-01-28 - Jesus is the key with which to interpret the Old Testament Scripture
2015-01-27 - a collector of arcane knowledge
2015-01-26 - the mind of a wise man is always free from every kind of disorder
2015-01-25 - put on a party hat as you go out into the dead world
2015-01-24 - Jonny
2015-01-24 - The Imperial Presidency
2015-01-23 - the inborn mode of psychic apprehension
2015-01-21 - Blest hour, when mortal man retires
2015-01-21 - a pelican in the wilderness
2015-01-20 - Jesus, Thine all victorious love
2015-01-20 - Being is eternal; existence is temporal
2015-01-20 - a fight against terrorism
2015-01-19 - God is made unto us wisdom
2015-01-19 - the Homoeousian doctrine of Basil Ancyra
2015-01-18 - Trelawny is suppose to have snatched Shelly's heart from the funeral pyre
2015-01-17 - O worship the King
2015-01-17 - Aunt Nora had performed the ceremonial eating of the deer eyes
2015-01-16 - More like Thee
2015-01-16 - lash out in nihilistic fury
2015-01-15 - Behold, the day is come
2015-01-15 - the winds of revolution are blowing across the world
2015-01-14 - Jonny
2015-01-14 - except you repent, yet shall perish
2015-01-14 - there is none that doeth good
2015-01-13 - in a routine so tedious and repetitive that employees receive boredom-survival training
2015-01-12 - union with Christ is a key theme of Pauline theology
2015-01-11 - the Anglo-American zone of military action
2015-01-11 - the wise men
2015-01-10 - the discovery of middle earth
2015-01-09 - be real in Christ Jesus no matter what
2015-01-09 - cooper's hawk
2015-01-09 - a pot of soup
2015-01-08 - nuthatch
2015-01-08 - he let out a great sigh seeing the moon rise over the sea like a wheel of cheese
2015-01-07 - lost at sea
2015-01-06 - the crowd is nothing but a fascist dramaturgy
2015-01-05 - red-bellied woodpecker
2015-01-05 - what is it we must change? I'm leaving, they've smashed my guitar and I'm dying of sadness
2015-01-04 - the Son had existed in heaven before his incarnation on earth as Jesus Christ
2015-01-03 - the Patristic handling of divine impassibility
2015-01-02 - He speaks to us as children
2015-01-01 - God is not like humans
2014-12-31 - 2014 Diary Folders
2014-12-31 - More love to Thee, O Christ
2014-12-31 - riffs riding on desert-doom grooves
2014-12-30 - the Son of God was sent into the world in order to die for our salvation
2014-12-29 - the Nicene Creed
2014-12-28 - Papa & Josie
2014-12-28 - the anagogical sense
2014-12-27 - Emily & Josie
2014-12-26 - they rise up in the act of wonder
2014-12-26 - Jesus was the summation of true Israel
2014-12-25 - Jonny
2014-12-25 - the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night
2014-12-24 - Louisa Mae
2014-12-24 - the immediate presence of Deity
2014-12-24 - the Father dwells in the Son and the Son dwells in the Father
2014-12-23 - be made holy by a relationship with him as their Father
2014-12-23 - God as Father
2014-12-22 - man was made to contemplate the uncreated Light
2014-12-21 - tears of repentance
2014-12-21 - the ultimate role of compunction is to bring to the soul a longing for Heaven
2014-12-20 - The Four Senses Of Scripture
2014-12-19 - mysteries of contemplation
2014-12-19 - The American Transcendentalists
2014-12-19 - the joy above consists in the full understanding of the Word of God
2014-12-18 - page 1000 of my 2014 Diary
2014-12-18 - God is the Supreme Being
2014-12-17 - Nana & Josie
2014-12-17 - the primacy of the Father is one of order, not of being
2014-12-16 - Papa & Josie
2014-12-16 - Nana & Josephine Joy
2014-12-16 - Jesus the Bread of Life
2014-12-15 - the is the second death
2014-12-14 - anything written by Enoch could not have survived the Flood
2014-12-13 - the unity of Christ
2014-12-12 - the righteous live forever
2014-12-11 - nowhere in Genesis is Adam clothed with eschatological garments
2014-12-10 - the end of order
2014-12-10 - Emily & Josie
2014-12-09 - Christ himself, who suffered on the cross that we might be spiritually healed
2014-12-08 - Jonny
2014-12-08 - A Mexican man died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a gun selfie
2014-12-07 - a future when God's presence with his people is established eternally
2014-12-06 - there is certainly is no nonearthly salvation in the Old Testament
2014-12-05 - sealed for the day of redemption
2014-12-04 - nightsky
2014-12-04 - agents of Stalin plotting insurrection in the midst of enormous prosperity
2014-12-03 - the paradox of an eternity of finite time on the transient moment
2014-12-02 - the foundations of the earth do shake
2014-12-01 - spiritualize the whole of Scripture for use by the Christian soul
2014-11-30 - cats
2014-11-30 - Union with Christ
2014-11-30 - The Works of John Flavel
2014-11-29 - the destruction of heaven and earth
2014-11-28 - the eternal reign of God
2014-11-27 - the Spirit stirs up in the soul a spirit of prayer
2014-11-27 - happiness is wanting to be nobody
2014-11-26 - we shall desire to be transformed more and more to Christ
2014-11-25 - The Gentile Mission
2014-11-25 - Take Time To Be Holy
2014-11-25 - look for new heavens and a new earth
2014-11-24 - used books bought during the year 2014
2014-11-24 - the mystery concerns the establishment of the kingdom in the end times
2014-11-23 - Jonny
2014-11-23 - faith is a relationship of communication
2014-11-22 - we shall all be changed
2014-11-21 - hello to the cannibals
2014-11-21 - the death of Christ is for all of us the Tree of Life
2014-11-20 - Let Every Mortal Ear Attend
2014-11-20 - make me sweat like a ballpark frank
2014-11-19 - tuned to a dead channel
2014-11-19 - the message of the cross
2014-11-18 - turkey meat
2014-11-18 - the pilgrim's progress
2014-11-17 - the gates of the Alamo
2014-11-17 - hairy woodpecker
2014-11-17 - that flesh veils Him to carnal eyes
2014-11-17 - King Creosote
2014-11-16 - shall be one flesh
2014-11-15 - the spirit of the world is opposed to the Spirit of God
2014-11-14 - the cumulative impact of these blows was to destroy a civilization
2014-11-13 - postwar
2014-11-12 - fornicators and adulterers God will judge
2014-11-11 - His eye is on the sparrow
2014-11-11 - used books bought during the year 2014 continued
2014-11-11 - I know thy works
2014-11-10 - globalization mass-produced uniform culture
2014-11-09 - building a godly home
2014-11-08 - the modern ethic of perfect technical efficiency
2014-11-07 - the throne of God
2014-11-07 - contemporary cult of economic freedom
2014-11-06 - the Coming of the Messiah
2014-11-06 - the politics of insecurity are contagious
2014-11-05 - main study
2014-11-05 - Upper Macatawa Natural Area
2014-11-04 - only lovers left alive
2014-11-03 - six months in the Sandwich Islands
2014-11-03 - the spiritual food of the soul is a free gift of Christ
2014-11-02 - Jonny
2014-11-02 - Crown His With Many Crowns
2014-11-02 - they shall reign forever and ever
2014-11-01 - Jonny & Carol
2014-11-01 - the secrets of the kingdom of heaven
2014-10-31 - Beaumont Texas
2014-10-30 - books read during my minister internship 1987 to 1989
2014-10-29 - a photos of my 1986 & 1987 diaries
2014-10-29 - the American nightmare
2014-10-28 - his life long passion for books
2014-10-27 - mystical passivity in refusing the entrepreneurial
2014-10-26 - Jonny
2014-10-26 - beyond the novel
2014-10-25 - went into a sort of self-imposed exile
2014-10-24 - Christ should be continually sought until he is found
2014-10-23 - world history
2014-10-22 - life is only to be found in treading the pathway of death
2014-10-21 - the tongue is a fire
2014-10-20 - there can be no justification without transformation
2014-10-19 - a Pauline experimental theology
2014-10-18 - set your mind on things above
2014-10-17 - flee from idolatry
2014-10-16 - Jonny
2014-10-16 - there is a divine unity throughout the Bible
2014-10-15 - history of biblical interpretation
2014-10-15 - O the deep, deep love of Jesus
2014-10-15 - becoming like God by participating in the life of God
2014-10-14 - having experienced a new Exodus
2014-10-13 - Eerdmans Bookstore
2014-10-13 - the powerful voice of Christ
2014-10-12 - 17. Write in recollection and amazement of yourself
2014-10-11 - the existential loneliness of the linear march of events toward annihilation
2014-10-10 - the terror of history
2014-10-10 - morning moon
2014-10-09 - dark paradise
2014-10-08 - the purification of the grasping tendencies of the discursive mind
2014-10-07 - sit in loving awareness
2014-10-06 - the priority of God in the salvation of humanity
2014-10-05 - face to face communion
2014-10-05 - Jonny
2014-10-05 - the pathos of incommunicability
2014-10-04 - no one can come to Jesus unless the Father draws him
2014-10-03 - Gmar Chatimah Tovah
2014-10-02 - he gives life only to the elect
2014-10-01 - those who live in Christ are dead to sin
2014-09-30 - pictures of my 1997 journals
2014-09-30 - intellectual craftsmanship
2014-09-29 - there's wonderful power in the blood
2014-09-29 - there is power in the gospel
2014-09-29 - mortify the deeds of the body
2014-09-28 - Rudy
2014-09-28 - a sight of Chris