The ‘ought’ and ‘not’ of the 5 column Crown Heart World

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Column 1 is where we get our sense of “ought”.  We ought to know our creator, and we ought to be defined by love, and we ought to be wisely ruling over creation in healthy ways.  Life ought to be good.  When it is, we are extra-convinced in the existence and virtue of “ought”. Column 2 deals with the ways that what “ought” is not.  Why is it that our hearts are so battered and broken?  Why are we driven to addictions and distractions?  Why do we seek something ultimate …

Daniel’s Aramaic Message- don’t be fooled by worldly power, God is greater

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Chapter 1 Introduces the Hebrew plight. Chapter 2 (v 4) begins the Aramaic section, going through chapter 7 Chapters 2/3/4-567 are in the broader language of the ancient world (Aramaic) and have a basic message highlighted by the structure of this section. 2 – Dream about kingdoms shows that God is sovereign and gives revelation    3 – idolatry vs. God ends in salvation for those who trust God, and broad proclamation        4 – Ruler testifies that he was crazy not to follow the true God       5 – …

the tale from gethsemene *(tentative title)

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you came to me in an eclipsed world where the memory of the sun still burnt but faded turned under the weight of years into a fantastic thing, a child tale a dream talk and a fool’s hope you came in the greys of the day like a neighbor who has been traveling far beyond the arm of the familiar and so I recognized you and did not for behind the face of the next door over beat the strangeness and it was hungry for me and i for it …