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
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.
Pastor Shane, Shiloh Community Church, has four sermons on dealing with difficult people. He covers Critical People; Needy People; Manipulative People; Hypocritical People. They can be watched on Shiloh’s website.
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
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
It is the world in which we live that slowly dies. We live and we live on beyond all we now see, as beautiful or corrupt as it may be. And yet there are these things I hold dear. Things like mugs and items procured for their looks or comfort or utility, that I don’t … More Notes from Garden Times
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