There is only one transcendent source of all life. We can argue about the specifics of his character and nature. That’s religion. Or there is no transcendent source of life. In which case, how did we get here? Professional Comedian and Christian Fundamentalist, John Branyan
Gazing from the Gazania. Beautiful Two Striped Skimmer. Fungi – unknown species. The past week has seen quite heavy rains and the garden, including parts of the lawn, have suddenly sprouted several varieties of fungi ( Mushroom, Toadstool?) Here’s another one… Migrant Hover Fly on Lemon Verbena Discarded pottery. One for the archaeologists? I should … More Leading you up the garden path. Bits and Bobs.
Queen Street, Kensington. Outside The Real Macaw; the pet-shop. All the wood in the background belongs to a business called The Yard which specializes largely in old furniture. Checking the bird cages Sadly, the coffee shop/bakery has recently closed down. Having a stretch and a smile before business gets under way. Sanding a table. Outside Granny’s … More A few More Street
I thought readers might be interested in following this morality thread a bit further. I next posed this particular question to the person who is, apparently, a devout Christian and is trying to champion the morality of the Christian god , ”God” (Yahweh/Jesus) Here’s a very simple method to determine not only your god’s morality … More ”God” – Yahweh/Jesus and Morality … part Deux.
Without God, morality is arbitrary. There is no objective Standard without God. This was posted by a Christian, so the god she refers to is obviously Yahweh/Jesus. What I would like to know is this: How is it that, with the Christian god, morality is not arbitrary. Exactly what are the objective standards set by the … More Morality. No Yahweh …. no standard
Habenero Chili. Paula – Lost in Translation.
Red Petal on Black Cotton For Paula over at Lost in Translation THURSDAY’S SPECIAL: LE ROUGE ET LE NOIR Ark
If we’re right about Christianity, then we’ve lived a good life, and we get to meet the Creator who loves us at the end. It’s a win-win. In your case however, you live a purposeless life, and you never get to meet the Creator either way. Someone looking out for moi. Sweet! You … More I believe it’s time we all converted to Christianity, because …
Uloborus plumipes Photographed in one of the old unused rooms at the back of the property. I almost walked straight into it as I entered the room! These spiders are tiny, look like bits of leaf debris, and are not easy to spot. As a rule, they hang upside down beneath their web; I … More Incy Wincy …
14/2/17 Carpenter Bee.
We have never actually planted potatoes ( and I have watched the Martian enough times to be an expert) but rather what grows is because of what we bury: skins usually. This is the result of some of what grew. ( and a squash that I missed from the other day) I’ll dig up more … More Leading you up the garden path. Can you dig it?
A truly special find this afternoon. Misumenops rubrodecoratus (common red back crab spiders) The garden has become somewhat overgrown these past couple of months, which is okay as it’s fun to have the jungle look now and then, but enough is enough and I had intended to get stuck in after work was done … More Leading you up the garden path: Incy Wincy Spider