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A Personal Victory

In the course of doing something routine this morning, wrote down the date, and noticed: it’s the anniversary of my quit date from smoking. That was 14 years ago.

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The Flavor of the Eschaton

Yet all these, though they were commended for their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God had provided something better so that they would not, apart from us, be made perfect. (Hebrews 11:39-40) “No light falls on men … Continue reading

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Good Old Days, Ancient Version

According to Steven Schweitzer, in Reading Utopia in Chronicles, the Chronicler uses prophecy and speeches for two purposes. On one hand, prophecy serves to create a utopian past for Israel that functions as a critique of the Chronicler’s present and … Continue reading

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Girls’ Day Out

Today is UN International Day of the Girl. Because the world in which girls are thriving will be the world in which humanity is thriving. If we think of “utopian” as “maybe desirable, but intrinsically impossible,” then the impulse behind … Continue reading

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