Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Here in mid April, certain trees, especially cherries and pears, from renaissance in root and branch body forth clouds, not high and insubstantial but near and tangible, in multi-hued layers of white and pink, with splashes and points of green and orange, even petaled hints of bluish-gray, and through all a copious blossoming of glory.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
There is a difference between saying "the purpose for which God created humanity" and "the end for which God created humanity." The former is instrumental, and the latter is teleological. The distinction between instrumentality and teleology is significant. Put another way, there is a profound difference between being created as an instrument and being created for an end.