How To Start Writing In A Journal Or Diary
'The Windup Girl' Science Fiction novel by Paolo Bacigalupi
'Theodicy Of Love: Cosmic Conflict and the Problem of Evil' by John C. Peckham
'Empty Phantoms: Interviews And Encounters With Jack Kerouac' Edited by Paul Maher Jr.
'Off Beat: Collaboration With Kerouac' memoir by David Amram
'Genius and Lust: A Journey through the Major Writings of Henry Miller' by Norman Mailer
'Hermits: The Insights of Solitude' by Peter France
'Minerva and the Muse: A Life Of Margaret Fuller' biography by Joan von Mehren
'Recollections of My Life as a Woman: The New York Years' a memoir by Diane di Prima
It is in the death flow 12:58 PM Thursday afternoon. It is another cold gray ugly day here in southwest Michigan. It is suppose to snow the rest of the week. Time to get out the snow suits and ice picks.
I got up this morning around 5:15 AM. I got up early because I had gone to bed early last night. I got up and did all the usual things I do during the morning hours. All my days follow a predictable pattern of mediocrity.
Carol called me from out West around 9 o'clock AM this morning. Carol said over the phone the usual things. She has been doing Art stuff with the grandchildren, they like to draw and color.
I read this morning some of my new book titled, 'Theodicy Of Love: Cosmic Conflict and the Problem of Evil' by John C. Peckham. In reading this book this morning he failed to mention that the evil we see in the world is because of man's rebellion against God. God judges wickedness and what men call evil are manifestations of God's wrath. What human beings call evil is just revelations of God's holy wrath. If there was no human sin there will be no evil (what human beings call evil). If men and women lived in obedience to God there would be no evil/now there might be suffering and death but not evil. Maybe I am being too simple in explaining the nature or cause of evil in this dead american world. To me there was no evil in the Garden of Eden/Paradise. Evil came forth after Adam sinned/disobeyed God.
Anyway enough theological reflections, I mowed and raked the front lawn around 11 o'clock AM late morning. That was fun!
I did make a long video this morning on the topic of keeping a diary. I posted this video in my Youtube site.
Well I am falling asleep so I will close to wait to see what comes in the mail this afternoon.