Category: Inspiration and hope
Twenty-one scientists dig up evidence from 3,600 years ago for the city of Sodom — and how it was destroyed by a meteor.
February 25, 2022
Original study. In 2013 a book called Discovering the City of Sodom told the story about an archeologist from Albuquerque who dug up Tall el-Hammam, a prominent geographical mound in […]
Is it possible to be good, without doing any good?
February 5, 2022
What Andy Stanley said.I listened to Andy Stanley last Sunday and was jolted by an interpretation he gave on Jesus’ teaching. Stanley is a remarkable apologist. Jesus tangled often with […]
The first monkey in space – a true story – and a children’s book that made me cry.
November 6, 2021
Independence, Kansas is where she called home. Her habitat was an island with a castle, this much was known. Miss Able is a rhesus monkey born in Independence, Kansas in […]
How to have non-judgmental conversations
September 12, 2021
Recently, I talked separately with a few people who surprised me with their positions — positions which did not make very much sense to me. I wanted to react. I […]
Yogi Berra and other coaches’ sayings – a good laugh.
August 24, 2021
While in Australia, I gave a graduation address at my old high school. A little town of only 1500 people, it’s a center for farming — wheat and sheep. I […]
A book award, a disturbing article on decline of oil and gas, and a poem.
April 14, 2021
This is an odd mix of topics. The first gave me joy, the second filled me with satisfaction that comes from hard work, and the third moved me to tears. […]
Dealing with difficult people, a message by Andy Stanley
February 14, 2021
Andy Stanley is a preacher that I listen to on Sunday Morning. His message is usually a good combination of spiritual wisdom and practical guidance. I’ll illustrate this.One morning he […]
Being proactive – How it can help your life and your job
November 8, 2020
FIRST UP.I was captured by a bald-headed speaker on the TV. Talking about managing your life. I was in a hotel somewhere in Utah. I kept thinking, “Who is this […]
A magical snowfall in Albuquerque gets me reminiscing.
October 28, 2020
SNOWFALL IN ALBUQUERQUE.The weather gurus predicted a big snowstorm that would last 3 days…. unheard of in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It started in the afternoon and by bedtime we had […]