Killing Jesus

How do you think you’d react if everything you’ve ever been taught about something was proven false? As we progress further into the future and continue to uncover more of our past things that we once took for granted are being challenged.

Just the other day I finished reading a book that could be viewed by some as quite challenging. Others wouldn’t think so. The authors took on a topic that few venture to tackle. Thousands of years of belief are at stake, and they did not shy from the task. Many who have challenged those beliefs have not fared well. Without realizing it, they have embraced Pascal’s Wager, and it has saved them from ruin, or death. Continue reading

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Are You Wasting Yours?

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Harvey MacKay once said, “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.”

How much do you really need? Enjoy what you have. Don’t lose what you can never get back. Get up, get out, and get going.

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Good night, Mrs. Jackson, wherever you are.

If It’s Written Down, Is It Still Unwritten?

A few days ago I read an article about the rules of communication in today’s society. The title of the article is ‘Don’t call me before you text’: The new rules of communicating in the digital era. It can be found by doing a quick search, or use your energy judiciously and just click on the above link. After reading the article one side of my mind asked the other, “If it’s written down, is it still unwritten?” That’s the question I now pose to you.

Really, that’s not the purpose of this blog entry. I’ve read the rules several times and would like to respond to each of them. There are 15, yes 15, rules to communicating with another person. For a guy that’s getting older as each day comes and goes, I get the impression that I am being left behind in this ever younger world of technological advances. Maybe I can help myself (you, too?) by making a correlation between each of today’s rules with how we did it around my house when I was much younger than I am now. Continue reading