Prime-Time Television & Inappropriate Content

In a recent post at Thinking Out Loud, Mr. Paul Wilkerson shares his dismay that a particular television show contains inappropriate material and is aired during television’s prime-time hours. “U.S. network prime time begins when locally produced or locally acquired programming ends at 7:59 and runs to 10:59 before local news. The first hour, from … More Prime-Time Television & Inappropriate Content

What some Americans Believe

So here’s an interesting, and short, video asking a few people about there views on G-D, Salvation, and the Bible. It’s really like a trailer. Check it out here.  This video is longer, briefly explains the interview process, and then goes into some of the results . Check it out here.  

Simchat Torah- 2018

Today is Simchat Torah ( שמחת†תורה†), Joy of the Torah, of which John Parson, writes, “This holiday marks the completion of the Torah reading cycle for the year. Simchat Torah is based on the “hakhel gathering” ( הַקְהֵל†) commanded by God in the Torah: “At the end of every seven yearsat the set time in the year of release, … More Simchat Torah- 2018

Pigs and Wild Boars; Worms and Butterflies

Not long ago I read an article about Texas’s efforts to eradicate, or at least reduce, the wild boar population. It’d gotten way out of hand, and regular hunter-led efforts had not worked. Primarily, hogs root and destroy the landscape. Their rooting also creates hazards to people and other animals. Hogs are also not native … More Pigs and Wild Boars; Worms and Butterflies

Contemplation

On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. (Ps 145:7) The word for which I’m looking is Contemplation. Yesterday evening, on the way to Cutter’s, a local lounge, to listen to a jazz ensemble, I struggled with a word that is more acceptable than meditate and yet more adequately … More Contemplation