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What If God Really Has Given You Everything You Need?

Looking at a slope of ground that would make a perfect garden, if only it weren’t a slope . . . over the course of a couple years, I envisioned a set of tiers held by a cinder block wall, … Continue reading

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Halacha vs. Torah

Recently I stumbled upon a group of orthodox Jewish followers of Yeshua Messiah, jerusalemcouncil.org. And it didn’t take me long to realize these guys have definitely benefited from an orthodox instruction. Having said that some things bothered me, namely a strong leaning … Continue reading

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How Edenic-Mutts might help us live Torah Observant

Couple months back . . . well, I guess it would have been six or more . . . I was at the Creation Museum in Kentucky. Ken Ham ‘happened’ to be there. A nice treat as I always enjoy … Continue reading

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Co-sleeping

If you want to have a knock down drag out fight, one of the most efficient means is to give parenting advice. So this is not advice. (Checks all of the exits. Assesses most vicious looking parent in the area). … Continue reading

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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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