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Persistence

October 26, 2013

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“Daddy, I want a brownie!” “I know sweety, but they aren’t done yet. They need to finish baking.” “I want one!” “I know sweety, but they aren’t done yet. They need to finish baking.” “I want one!” This was the exchange between myself and my daughter this afternoon. It went on for several minutes – […]

A bit overdue…

February 10, 2013

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gpicone at IPledgeAFAllegiance comments: “I’m not doubting that prayer makes a person feel better but what would you tell an amputee who prays to have his arm grow back? Is he/she being ridiculous? why or why not?” in response to my False Teachers post. I don’t know how to answer this. I mean, I kind […]

Arete

February 10, 2013

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Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. –Proverbs 13:20 Man, I am really bad at this blogging thing. I go on hyperactive writing sprees where my sole¬†motivation is coffee and the self-delusional assurance that I’m accomplishing something. Somehow. I’m not sure what. But that’s where the coffee comes […]

Time to make some people angry…

January 24, 2013

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Memes suck. The internet is one of mankind’s greatest achievements.¬†We can connect with people all over the globe in a matter of seconds and minutes. We can expand our base of experience, knowledge and opinion. The internet allows for greater discussion than ever before possible. And like any powerful tool, it is just a tool […]

Miracles

January 22, 2013

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If you’re familiar with A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, you may want to skip past the next two paragraphs. “As the soldiers assisted me across the court the stillness was so profound that if I had been blindfold I should have supposed I was in a solitude instead of walled in by four […]

Here we go again…

January 20, 2013

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First, I know I promised to write more. My thought was that I could get a post a day completed during this month. However, real life again intervenes: between job searching and taking care of a sick family (myself included) for the past two weeks, I haven’t found the time to accomplish my resolution. That […]

False Teachers

January 9, 2013

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I do not know the individual responsible for this message. I do not know who received it. I know where I found it and I could, if I were so inclined, research the individuals involved in the conversation. I am not so inclined. I do not believe that their identities will have any bearing on […]