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Flowers on Theistic Fatalism of Calvinism

Arminian Leighton Flowers writes:

It’s interesting to me that when a Calvinist seeks to defend against the charge of being a “Theistic Fatalist” he often argues “God not only ordains the end; but also the means” as if that is a point the Theistic Fatalist would in anyway deny.

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July 24, 2016

Psalm 119:49 Remember your word to your servant,
for you have given me hope.

The more times I read through Psalm 119 the richer it gets for me. 540 more words


Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami (Part 3)

Crabs. They entered a restaurant selling crabs. The young man was on a date and was willing to try a new restaurant. She was willing to try too. 3,625 more words

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Beneath Winters grim, grey, cloud covered sky, the Reverend releases from the Archival Vaults a poem to match the weather..

New Tyres and Teeth

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami (Part 1)

I find great joy in writing short stories. His first fiction book was published in 1979. I alternate between novels and short stories. Some of the earliest short stories were written in 1981. 2,829 more words

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Three Ramages

At home sits a book I must read
It will inform me of my failings
I read it still
Knowing its end

Whenever I think I’ve got it, I don’t… 40 more words

Now I lay me down to sleep

As I’ve gotten older I’ve come down with a common malady:  getting enough sleep is an erratic and fitful nightly exercise.  I have to be completely exhausted to sleep seven or eight hours in a row, and my average night’s sleep when all of the fragments are added together usually adds up to around five or six.  893 more words