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Totally Tutelary*

It’s a well-known folklore fact
That once the genie’s let out of the bottle,
He rarely, if ever, goes back.
The slightest whiff of retrogression… 73 more words

Fatalistic Hope...

Read Ezekiel 32

Focus on verse 20

An oxymoron is what the grammar police call words that are used together which seem to contradict each other. 464 more words

Daily Devotional

Do We Have Free Will? Do We Need It?

By Stephen Cave

The Atlantic

For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. 360 more words


Fatalism - The Ugliest Word..

Fatalism is responsible for so much that is ugly in our world. To many fate has locked us into a path in our lives that is unchangeable. 182 more words


About Religion

Since this blog is relatively brand spankin’ new, none of you know about my personal beliefs. In a professional sense, that is perfectly fine, but as I’m writing here in part to rant about certain things and to hopefully provide some insights to those seeking answers, to those who have been where I have been and need to know that they are not alone in their struggles, I feel it is necessary to write about something that was once a big part of my life, and that involves religion. 2,680 more words


A soldier’s luck: Superstition in the First World War

Today is Friday the 13th, which, for those of us who believe in such things, is an ill starred day indeed. Superstition, though derided in the Enlightenment as one of the forces of ignorance, still has a place in our lives today, even if only laughingly. 438 more words

First World War

I Wouldn't Want It To Miss

One of my pastors delivered a sermon on Sunday which spoke volumes to me. We often seek to do things well on the pretext of glorifying God, but we are actually glorifying ourselves. 495 more words

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