WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A game-changer: children helping starving children. • 100 kids and adults packaged 12,000 meals in 2 hours. • I look terrific in a hairnet! • Takeaways. First of all, LAST WEEK I ROLLED UP AT 7 AM (YES, I CRAWLED OUT OF BED AT 5:30 AM ON A SATURDAY). To my horror, the registration lady said “You can’t do this, because you are wearing sandals.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • In a secretive night meeting, a spiritual leader talked about being born again. But the listener didn’t get it. So the leader compared it to the wind, which didn’t seem to help the listener’s understanding. • 2,000 years later, a young engineer named Joshua talks about how the wind of the Spirit blew dramatically into the lives of his family.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Arguments for life beyond earth • The spacecraft Kepler’s search for other planets • The beginnings of life • Implications for Biblical faith
This blog is excerpted from an article in Time Magazine entitled The Perfectly Sane Case for Life in Space (by Jeffrey Kluger, April 2016).
ARGUMENTS FOR LIFE BEYOND EARTH: • Scott Sandford works at NASA Ames Research Center in California.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What is a felony? • Do people with felonies deserve a second chance in the workforce? • The felon in Les Miserable.
First of all, this article is dedicated to Don and Lola Compton, who have led Shalom Ministries for over 45 years. The ministry began for hippies living in the mountains behind Santa Fe, and broadened to include inmates in penitentiaries in New Mexico.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Photo of my grand-daughter Kara at the Prom. • I had only once before visited a homeless establishment, even though I’ve been in church all my life. • My avoidance and ignorance has now been replaced by a deep respect. • A practical mix of compassion and discipline leads to an inspiring success story.
First of all, have I ever been homeless?… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A heroin addict since high school • Death by overdose • Are opioid pain-killers the gateway drug? • Learning to be open about personal addiction
The following story and images are excerpted from National Public Radio. This true story is one of anger, tears, and depression…….but also of hope.
Patti Trabosh went on to explain why she was angry.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A prostitute crashes a dinner party. • With a crazy act of love, she becomes the center of attention. • The host secretly blasts her act of love. • A guest uses the gift of mental telepathy to criticize the host. • He then calls out the woman and rewards her. • The cozy dinner-party atmosphere is blown to bits.… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Four-year old boy illustrates how oil molecule travels through shale rock. • Oklahoma in 2015 recorded six times as many earthquakes as California. • Most of these earthquakes are a result of oil and gas activities. • Is fracking causing the earthquakes?
Earlier articles on Some truths about Fracking, Part 1 and Part 2, are available (click on the links, then minimize to return to this blog article).… More
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Gravity waves……what are they? • Upcoming talk on Fracking and Earthquakes (by the Gray Nomad)
GRAVITY WAVES……WHAT ARE THEY? After searching for 30 years, scientists have found and measured gravity waves. This was announced yesterday. Gravity is the pull between the sun and the earth, or the pull between a human and the earth. Einstein one-hundred years ago (1916) published the General Theory of Relativity.… More