Junior Ganymede
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Time is Sin

December 29th, 2014 by G.

I was driving back from a friend’s house a couple of evenings ago.  I’m feeding and watering his ducks (3 Campbell crosses, one miscellaneous), chickens (5 Plymouth rocks), and one goat (hyper-active).  The sun had just set seconds before I got into the car.  On my left, the snow-covered Manzanos took the exact color of the twilight on my right.

The moment was breathtaking.  A voice, or something like it, said in my mind, ‘Time is sin.  Time is error.”  The sense, I think, was that all pure moments bleed into each other, are, in a sense, the same moment.  It was a good thought for Christmastime.

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December 29th, 2014 10:31:24

The Session of Christ

November 28th, 2014 by Vader

I’m not sure why I’m growing to like this painting so much.


Sometimes art just hits you the right way.

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November 28th, 2014 18:58:22

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper

October 06th, 2014 by Vader

As it was in the beginning, is now, and forever.   (more…)

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October 06th, 2014 12:10:59

Progress and Perfection Reconciled

September 26th, 2014 by G.



Peace like a river. (more…)

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September 26th, 2014 12:05:41

Rising to the challenge

July 27th, 2014 by Vader

[Regular readers know I try to derive sophomoric humor from taking on the character of a lumbering seven-foot-tall asthmatic-villain-American who dresses in black plastic armor and has medical issues. (more…)

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July 27th, 2014 18:45:10

In and Of the Holy Ghost

July 08th, 2014 by G.

Blessed are the gentiles, because of their belief in me, in and of the Holy Ghost.

3 Nephi 16:6


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July 08th, 2014 05:24:48

Geteilte Freude ist doppelte Freude

June 21st, 2014 by Vader

Geteilter Schmerz halber Schmerz.

Which is why we are under solemn covenant to mourn with those that mourn. Reading Dan’s blog this week has been awfully hard on the photoreceptors, which don’t respond well to saltwater immersion.

And please consider making a modest donation to nowilaymedowntosleep.org, which Dan has indicated provided its free services to his family. I visited the web site and it seems like a very worthy charity.

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June 21st, 2014 09:57:49

Tear jerker du jour

June 18th, 2014 by Vader

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June 18th, 2014 11:07:48

Who Loses His Life Shall Find It

April 29th, 2014 by G.

Just as we have parts that exist in space, we have parts that exist over time. We are the sum of our temporal parts, even though not every one of those parts is essential for our identity. Conversely, none of our temporal parts is the whole of who we are. As four dimensional wholes, we are never simply the person who exists at a single point in time.

All the temporal parts of a person (or object) carry the same ontological weight

Think of heaven as the place where the ontological equality of temporal parts becomes absolutely real.

-Stephen Webb

I’ve believed that for awhile. I thought I was the only one, so its comforting to see that this is path others have made.

But I’m not sure about his notion that we can continue to act at any point in time, rewriting the past, as it were. This past doesn’t look rewritten.

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April 29th, 2014 10:51:56

We See the Past with a God’s Eye View

April 03rd, 2014 by G.

The past with the clarity and beauty of a Bruegel's landscape

The past with the clarity and beauty of a Bruegel landscape

Why is living in the past so popular a pastime?
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April 03rd, 2014 01:30:23

Remembering Something with Perfect Fidelity

February 23rd, 2014 by G.

Bruce Charlton’s commenter Arakawa has derived his own version of the amphibious synthesis of time and eternity. (more…)

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February 23rd, 2014 21:11:12

Fit to Bust

February 03rd, 2014 by G.

Stake conferenceOn the sweetness of Mormon life. (more…)

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February 03rd, 2014 09:24:42

Laughter in Heaven

January 24th, 2014 by G.

Monson laughing

Christian gentleman and friend of the blog Arakawa is mulling humor in heaven.

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January 24th, 2014 10:01:31

A Sacramental Christmas

December 22nd, 2013 by G.

Mr. Krueger at Christmas

There is only one Christmas. Each year it comes a little more into view. (more…)

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December 22nd, 2013 08:33:21

The Marriage of Eternity and Forever

July 12th, 2013 by G.

I’m going to swim out into deep waters in this post. Stand by with lifesavers. (more…)

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July 12th, 2013 17:54:56