November 16th, 2016

the planet Mars

It is in the death flow 12:15 PM Wednesday afternoon. Outside this afternoon it is cold and gray. There is no evidence of sunshine this afternoon.

I just got back from visiting local thrift stores in search of used books to add to the chaos down in the lower level of our home. I have no room for more books. It is getting nasty when it comes to find room for more used books. I am going to have to start finding another place to live soon.

I found only three used books today-

"Destroy, She Said" a novel by Marguerite Duras translated from the French by Helen Lane Cumberford

"The Planet Mars: A History Of Observation & Discovery" by William Sheehan

"The Workshop: Seven Decades of the Iowa Writers Workshop" 43 Stories, Recollections, & Essays on Iowa's Place in Twentieth-Century American Literature Edited By Tom Grimes

There is not much else to report today. I do the same things each day so why write it all out for the millionth time.

I will close to drift.
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the Lord gives grace

a list of books mentioned in this video

"The Epistle to the Romans" [The New International Greek Testament Commentary] by Richard N. Longenecker

"Romans 9-16" New Testament VIII Reformation Commentary On Scripture

"The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification, and the New Perspective" by Michael Bird

"Paul's New Perspective: Charting A Soteriological Journey" by Garwood P. Anderson

"Christ, our Righteousness: Paul's theology of justification" by Mark A. Seifrid

"The Book of Isaiah and God's Kingdom: A thematic-theological approach" by Andrew T. Abernethy

"Armilla Catechetica: A Chain of Principles" by John Arrowsmith [Westminster Assembly Facsimile Series] first published in 1659

"The Wanting Seed" a novel by Anthony Burgess

"Man Of Nazareth" a novel by Anthony Burgess

"Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius" biography by Laurence Bergreen
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the wrath of God has been propitiated

It is now in the death flow 6:42 PM Wednesday night. I am recovering from this day. I had my ups and downs today. At times life can be an emotionally roller coaster. All one can do as a Christian is look to the Lord for grace to keep from drowning. Jesus is a Rock in a weary land.

Carol just left to have coffee with someone she once worked with at the hospital. I am listening to Death Metal and waiting to go to bed.

I had a quiet day. I went to three thrift stores this morning. When I got home it was around 12:10 PM. I ate lunch and messed with our main computer. I wrote in my paper diary and then I dozed in the easy chair in the living room till 2 o'clock PM. The mail came around 2:10 PM. Nothing came in the mail to make me wish my lucky stars. I am waiting for books and CD's to come in the mail for me this month.

I read today some of the novel, "The Wanting Seed" by Anthony Burgess. Carol got up around 2:30 PM this afternoon.

Carol and I did yard work late this afternoon. I raked leaves off the back yard because this weekend is the last weekend the city of Holland we pick up leaves. Most of the trees are now bare and waiting to covered with ice and snow.

I have nothing to do this evening but wait to go to bed. Carol said when she gets home she plans to have a glass of wine with pizza and watch one of the television shows I taped for her. I usually go to bed early these days.

I suppose I will close for the day. Tomorrow is a Thursday.

the wrath of God has been propitiated with such finality and such perfection that none remains for the believer
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