Sunday, August 30, 2015
Just like gravity (jump up and you will land somewhere) we are pulled by our hearts, minds and beings to:
Bring chaos into order.
Value some things over others.
A Christian will tell you that every good gift is from God, such as the gifts of appreciating beauty, ordering chaos, etc.
The picture above is beautiful. To me, at least.
But part (for me) of the beauty is tied to the facts that:
A: God made it, and
B: God made me capable of finding it beautiful.
A complex mass of organic materials combined through the evolutionary process to eventually stand upright and file taxes...Evolution can't explain a sunset, or why we find them lovely.
It's no secret, and I share it for free: We humans are made by God to carry His likeness. He appreciates Beauty, so ipso facto, do we.
Even the most ardent agnostic/atheist/un-deist may be a fan of the beauty found in God's Creation.
"Just happenstance!" they cry.
Poor, self deluded intentionally ignorant jabbererers. Try as they might, they can't argue against the double witnesses of beauty and their appreciation of it.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Couldn't name a song; if asked their names I'd have to say "No idea." But the Foo Fighters
are this week's Heroes, and that ain't bad.
You know why.
They grieved the Democrat's favorite Church: The Westboro Baptist clan/cult.
The Foo gentlemen let the Westies know that when they show up at soldier's funerals...their input isn't appreciated.
That's putting it mildly.
I know, I know-there are some elements of society who think that the Westboro group is mainstream Christian, that we of the faith cheer on their spreading the hate early and late.
If the ground were to open up under the Westboro Baptists dirty feet whilst they were raising their stink at a military funeral...I wouldn't be at all surprised. It's happened before.
29“If these men die the death of all men or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me.
30“But if the LORD brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned the LORD.”
31As he finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open;
32and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who belonged to Korah with their possessions.
33So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.
Thanks, Foo Fighters, for fighting against hateful moronism.