The Ziklag Almost Daily 1.1.24
Beauty, Wisdom and Grace
We have been completely lied to, and no one can trust anybody. Without strong ties, without clear banners, the psyop game of isolating us is complete, as winter descends and the border perforation tactic of economic warfare raises the stakes in the game of the dying “petro dollar.”
I skipped BJJ class today because of all this, and because my son thought his pet Hamster Oreo was dying. The new-bought stud had gone stone still and cold, possibly after slamming himself into he wall by means of his wheel. Fear not! The hamster breathes anew, and I am identifying what it is like to be a professional writer in the 21st century.
It’s not easy.
I get paid more for preaching. But, so far as our training goes, that is writing. So, it’s six in one hand….
And the issue of publication is not a new one. It is only the complexity of the systems around us, the speeds at which they feel to be collapsing, and the fact that things built against the first principles of God are inevitably destroyed by him.
Just exactly where are we in the timeline?
Yes. There is a timeline.
So there’s this, and that’s that.
It’s the first day of getting back to it, and I’m looking for the sweet spot in being a regular text message in your life. So Happy New Year! And here’s to standing firm in Rockford on the knowledge that the Church shall never perish because He Is Risen.
Over the past three years my side project newsletter built to publish a Christian comic book transformed into a fully-vetted Christian news filter, a “Monday morning front page” for getting a survey of the world’s events as they matter to Christians, complete with hyperlinks to noted sources, devoid of clickbait and spin, and always, totally FREE.
I could not do this alone. In fact, I barely do it at all. But I do READ it!
Mad Christian Mondays is a Christian news magazine with 2020 hindsight and an eye on the Highest Things, in the Name of Jesus, Amen.
This week’s year in review 2023 is an exceptional glimpse of this unifying resource.
I thought perhaps God might grant me more today. That’s all good.
📐🦋Almost Daily Maxim
Boasting is folly. Folly brings evil. Let your works speak for themselves. cf Pr 27:2
📐🦄Almost Daily Red Letters
Counter evil with good. cf Mt 5:40
📐🌊Almost Daily Sun Tzu
Hook a man’s pride, and you will leave him no where to rest. cf Sun Tzu 1:24