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What sort of activism would you expect from mystics? There would be the obvious determined respect for Creation; most of you would see that right away. I pick up trash virtually every day outside my apartment building. It’s not some … Continue reading
This is surely connected to the previous Off the Cuff post. Yesterday something stuck in my craw, but it wasn’t anything my conscious mind could identify. Overnight I had some dreams that were indicative in the sense of a parable; … Continue reading
Teaser… While very short, this Psalm of Ascents is far more intense than any English translation can convey. It echoes of someone in deep distress from oppression, implying a persecution for one’s faith in Jehovah. The first word in the … Continue reading
This morning I awoke to the sense of sorrow and loss — not my own, but a general concern for the world around me. By the time I went out to pick up trash, one of the vehicles in our … Continue reading
(Reposted here in full due to brevity; source.) Here we have the Song of Assurance. Prayer works. As the psalmist notes, genuine effective prayer requires a fully committed heart first, but the heart knows what to ask because the heart … Continue reading
After two days too frosty and windy to ride, today was no less windy, but warm enough to handle it. It was about 45°F (7C) with stiff breezes from the northwest, carrying air that was cooler than the ambient temperatures … Continue reading