MY world

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I’ve been trying to straighten out my world. It gets stressful. I find it difficult to be an expert in cosmology, economics, politics, history and so on. But how else can I live in MY world unless I understand it all? If a solution is not forthcoming to a problem, maybe the problem is with the problem. Maybe I am trying to answer the wrong questions. What do I do with MY world? The starting point isn’t to understand and master it all, the starting point is to realize that …

Creation-good: The delight of Wisdom in the children of man

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Proverbs 8:22-31 “The LORD possessed me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of old. (23) Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning of the earth. (24) When there were no depths I was brought forth, when there were no springs abounding with water. (25) Before the mountains had been shaped, before the hills, I was brought forth, (26) before he had made the earth with its fields, or the first of the dust of the world. (27) When he established …

Blessed is good

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When an idiom is familiar enough we don’t pay much attention to what it means, we just figure out when to use it. “Would you like some more tea?” “No, I’m good.” ‘I’m good’? Saying that in London could come off quite oddly. Perhaps it is a statement of superiority: ‘you can’t improve upon my already good condition, so don’t even bother’. Or maybe it is a sad confession of grammatical deprivation: ‘uh, I always get confused, ‘well’, ‘good’, ‘fine’… whatever, the shorter the better’. But what does it mean: …