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Modesty

When I look at modesty (haha, pun!), I find that there are more varied aspects than seem to be accounted for in the popular use of the word. Modesty: The principle appears to me to be about humility, an expression of … Continue reading

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Dear Nature, stop looking at me like I owe you money

I see these short ads from some international conservation group. And while I am far more ‘environmentalist’ than I once was, just for fun I will point out the ways this ad annoys me. #1 The female narrator–ahem, the condescending, … Continue reading

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Trading Places with Machines

I was at my retail job the other day, when I was given a new assignment. The standing assignment was to walk to the end of my checkout line, whenever I had no customers. But even though, that was my job, … Continue reading

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A Part from Paul, I’m not sure I Believe

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. – 1 Corinthians 15:19 I was thinking about this verse and related passage recently, and I’m not sure I agree. If God is … Continue reading

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Who says big is the goal?

I used to be a fairly hard core capitalist. And while, I share many behaviors with that culture (like people being ”free” to determine what their occupation is, invest in it, and reap the benefits to do with as they see fit), … Continue reading

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A Sukkot Message

[Thoughts from a Message I gave at Sukkot] Lev 23:33-44 As we’ve been seeing, all the feasts have to do with time of the Exodus. The pattern and meaning deepen for those of us who have also come to Messiah; … Continue reading

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The Most Likely to Suceed Did Jobs Reserved For Illegal Immigrants

Have you ever wondered, how Adam and Eve could have had the most perfect brains in history, in an environment with zero modern distractions—no facebook, smartphones, news about trouble in the economy, trouble in the middle east, and trouble in … Continue reading

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What Happens to a Soul after Death?

I’m not actually looking to get all conclusive here. More of just a fresh thought for discussion, and because I haven’t posted in over a month. While I was on vacation, a brother gave me a pamphlet warning me about protestant teachings. It was kind … Continue reading

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No Excuses: Sometimes unreasonable expectations are the best

In the real world forgetting a wrist band isn’t a big deal. In the real world, someone can live if a coworker or customer service employee is five minutes late. Everyone has a story about how they had to wait … Continue reading

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Still here, but late, and often frustrated

My overriding thought right now is that, Yes, Evangeline is still on the verge of ready to launch . . . it’s this last bout of editing that has the parking brake stuck in the on-position. Yes, I also have … Continue reading

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