grumpy monday

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Monday.  Should be grateful.  Alive and well and all that.  Hmmph. ok…. so I need to repent… to metanoia… to rethink. Alive well all that… ok. doing better. Life is (including me in process) because ___________. God is self-existent, and we are contingent… and our contingent reality includes epistemic angst… but there are promises and signs… and so there is hope.  So, there is good that is not an illusion, there is cause for gratitude that is wise, not just obligatory. ok.  ready for Monday.

Monday, fresh start

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I’ve suspended writing for quite some time.  It is largely due to my move and change in role.  I am going to see about starting back up.  Partly because it is a good discipline for thinking, partly because I need to work on writing in general.  I have 1 book I need to write within the next 2 years. Monday- Why is there good?  God is self-existent, God is good, God created a good world.  So, we find good throughout creation; sometimes only a remnant of good, but good none …

Colossians and the Story

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Colossians 1:15-29 is a good example of the Story: Creation Fall Redemption Transformation Completion are all there: 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is …