God’s law

Nowadays it is popular to think of God’s law as a restraint on life, and this is an attitude widely encouraged by existential humanism. The free life is life beyond law, beyond good and evil, we are told: it is emancipation from law and morality. Our American position, however, has been the Christian faith that…

God or Tyrants

William Penn and Benjamine Franklin long ago noted that “men will either be governed by God, or they will be governed by tyrants.” Americans are being subverted and they have themselves to blame most of all for it. The word for government has radically changed its meaning. Originally “government” was never applied to the state:…

QUARANTNE LOG 2

[DAY 11. 1.3.21] Yesterday I found a man who was an Associate Pastor before he came to prison. I asked him to give our small group of Christians in the quarantine zone a sermon. He declined, saying he was “out of practice over twenty years, too much work to prepare, he’s uncomfortable.” So I developed…

QUARANTINE LOG 1

[Christmas Day. 6 pm]. Don’t know when I’ll be able to send this but, OH MY GOD! I’ve never seen so much craziness before in my whole life–and if you know my life…well, then you know that I’m really saying something. I’m in the gym, with at least a hundred other men. Rows upon rows…

A LESSON OF LOVE

It is a hard thing when you lose a loved one. My Omi (grandma Gertrude Steilman), who passesd away peacefully last Thursday (11/12/20), was both the sweetest and strongest woman I know. She was always the pillar on which the Steilman family leaned. Her life was a life of duty and honor and unwavering devotion…

About me

Faults: Can be arrogant, control issues, trust issues, expectations, tend to try and fix people, criminality as a drug-addled youth. Strengths: Christian, organized, educated (Th.D.), artist, teaching/counseling (Nouthetics, Self-repair), loyal, dedicated, disciplined, honest to a fault (blunt). I think long-term/big picture. Interests: Theology, psychology, reading, good movies, fishing, hiking, biking, dog training, making the right…

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