3:14 And the Judges said to them, because you have preoccupied yourself with knowledge, you will suffer more from it than do those who merely allow their observations to pass. Streams of consciousness will run through your mind and as your understanding increases, so will your hypotheses. And you will be consumed with the need to understand human nature.
This is the title of a song that troubled me for a few years. First, it seemed not too meaningful. But in recent years, as I grew in understanding, it seemed even more strange because of my views on some of the key things it speaks of, mankind, money, nature and the Biblical message.After translating … Continue reading What does “Dig A Hole to Put the Devil In” mean?
2:25 And they were clever (cunning/subtil), those people with their thoughts; and their ambitions would pull them in opposing directions (though this they did not yet understand). (Genesis 3:15, KJV)
1:1 From great insight, the Judges began conceptualizing a new way of life... 1:2 In the mind of the people, life was like a fleeting wind; brief and miserable. They were consumed by fear and murmured in anguish. The Judges meditated at length and with great care and attention to the people's discontentment.
YHWH (or YHVH) is short for "Yahweh" [also called "Jehovah"] — the proper name of the God of Israel. (Strong's Concordance) I believe YHWH is tetragrammaton (four letters) for the name of the Egyptian God "Thoth", the Egyptian name of which was Djehuty (also dhwty) which means "He Who is Like the Ibis", a sacred … Continue reading What does YHWH mean?
Observation: Those who can afford to throw away food, tend to throw away the healthier part. Those who have to dumpster-dive for food, have to eat whatever they get which "just so happens to be" the healthier part. Dumpster-divers can’t afford healthcare but don’t seem to need it (at least as frequently) as those who … Continue reading What if the world can’t be improved because it’s already perfect?
I believe the fundamental struggles the Bible comments on include: Superficial groupings e.g.Claims to be God's "chosen people""Family".Desire for material pleasures.The idea of a "personal relationship" with God.The idea of any single embodied being being the incarnation of God e.g. a man, an animal, a plant or a building.Inventions that supplant the way God operates … Continue reading Why was the Bible Compiled?
I believe the Bible captures the history of man's civilization in ancient times, with allusions to even earlier times. I believe way it is written is meant to infuse the sum total understanding man held about existence up to that period. I believe the text can be read as a monologue in which the storyteller … Continue reading What is the Bible?
Time is the divine's economy, which currency do you spend? Freedom of choice which source to meet your ends. There's love and of course there is indifference, Both currencies spend, it’s all about the issuers. Do you work in love, gift-giving and gifts get? Do you ascribe worth what’s ours at birth and decide who … Continue reading The Divine Economy
If "payday" is the only day you get paid you're being short changed. Ask those who pursue purpose about the benefit and bonus of just working in the moment. Ask about their vaca-modus and compare with the relief most feel when the work week is over. It’s making or way to goals, not goals themselves … Continue reading Payday.
I can see you in different lights because I got two eyes But I got one heart so one love is all I got. The way you love me, doesn't make me love you, I learned to love better, all together, than I use to; thank you. They say the way to a man's heart … Continue reading One Love Is All I Got
Wrong-righting Ammunition-biting, For love fighting Differing view inviting. Shit storm weather-er Status-quo won't accept-er, Truth represent-er Upon you can depend-er. First responder Lover not a loy-er Giver not a lender Family not no friend, nah! Ah beast An officer of the peace Un catalyseur Fiat justitia, Ruat caelum, New way of being, New days will … Continue reading Brave Ones
Listen: N/A A Conversation With My Daughter Lyrics Written by Ervin Welsh Hey Pumpkin! Come let daddy talk to you for a second. Now, when you go to school you’ll see many misled Those who swallowed lies they were fed; Flawed ideas about beauty imposed It’s not their fault that’s all their parents know. So … Continue reading A Conversation With My Daughter
Listen: N/A The Rightest Lyrics Written by Ervin Welsh Her words are fingertips that beat my ear drums. Rum pa pum pum, rum pa pum pum, She’s a muse-ition. I completely immerse in her rhythm. Look at her aspirations, They’re such an inspiration My admiration is only equalled by the motivation to feed her passions. … Continue reading The Rightest
Listen: N/A In Consistency Lyrics Written by Ervin Welsh E musse easy to say you appreciate me ‘Cause is easy to see how you mistreat me. An ah guess is easy, de work you gimme, ‘Cause is work pon work like you wan kill me. E musse easy for you to deal with me ‘Cause … Continue reading In Consistency