Tag Archives: human intellect

Visualize Glory

Tactics are one thing; aside from broad generalities, it’s hard to teach tactics that will work for you in your personal context. Don’t copy my tactics. Understand how those tactics fit into our shared mission. Strategy is another thing; it’s … Continue reading

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Fear Not Great Evil

There are no masterminds. The people with power over us are not somehow gifted with brilliance and intelligence significantly above the rest of us. What distinguishes them is a serious lack of moral wisdom. They are damaged people, not supermen. … Continue reading

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Nothing Less Will Do

No compromise: The nature of The Fall was enthroning human reason over the superior moral wisdom of the heart-mind. The Curse of the Fall is so deeply ingrained that we struggle to find words to explain it. Casual readers are … Continue reading

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Mind Forts Founded on Sand

Here at Kiln of the Soul, we tend to operate on three levels simultaneously. At the highest level, of course, is the Spirit Realm. We address it in parables, but it boils down to acknowledging God as God. He is … Continue reading

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A Consistent Moral Logic

Over the past 15 years or so, the central core of my ministry calling has been on the Internet. While it did get off to a rough start, here we are after those many years with a viable virtual parish. … Continue reading

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We Know

Aristotle’s ideas were based on the pagan mythology of his people. For him, if there were gods, they were no morally different from people. They were immortal and had extraordinary powers, but could be just as unreasonable as mortals. Thus, … Continue reading

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Tactical Heart

Life is not sacred, but living can be. Because of my service as a Military Policeman, I was indoctrinated in tactical awareness as a pervasive mindset that one never leaves. You crawl into a dark and dismal world, always waiting … Continue reading

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