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harold sikkema

a pity party

Theistic evolution, when followed to its end, may lead Christians to question the authority of scripture as traditionally understood, and force unwanted concessions. At the very least it invites a new understanding of Paul, when he says: "If only for this...

Theistic evolution, when follo...

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Space, Shape, Soul

Coordinates: 27.818124,-15.767749 This beach lies just to the west of the harbour in Mogán in Grand Canaria. The image, its composition, and the relationships within it, offer me an opportunity to reflect on a more human arrangement of space and form....

Coordinates: 27.818124,-15.7...

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breaking up

What I represent to her now is failed relationship, ample weight for sinking, and pacified potential, dragged down. I have no resources from our past to draw from I have to contribute some new understanding now something we never talked about something altogether different, something dissociated from the...

What I represent to her now is...

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true or false?

True or False: To truly understand it, You have to try it. True or False: To truly understand it, You have to do it. True or False: To truly understand it, You have to live it. True or False: To truly understand it,...

True or False: To truly unde...

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plain and simple

No matter how hard I wish for plain simplicity, the world I live in will remain irreducibly complex. In spite of the apparent effectiveness of my favourite reductionisms, the universe refuses to become simple for me. I will, however, become "simple"...

No matter how hard I wish for ...

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For You

As a child, I listened to a lot of Christian music. I did not make a habit as a 5 year old, of knowing who my favourite artists were. Music came in the form of  "bandjes" (Dutch for "cassette"), or...

As a child, I listened to a lo...

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