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Shaping Our Thoughts

Shaping Our Thoughts (Audio) I’m not sure why my mind keeps returning to the trough of thinking about our thoughts, but I emailed myself a thought while away from my computer so I could think it through this morning. Some years back our son was doing pottery in an art class back in his high…

The Power of a Cloud

The Power of a Cloud: (Audio) I will not do this justice, but as I transitioned from sleep to awake earlier this morning, this startling thought rattled in my brain. Can we duplicate a cloud in a laboratory setting? Can we recreate all the forces at play on the earth, create a weather system, and…

Lulled To Lethargy

Lulled to Lethargy: (Audio) You’re driving down the road. It’s late. You’ve had a long day. The eyes are starting to droop. What do you do? Coffee? Stop, get out of the car and exercise? Roll the windows down and let the wind hit you in the face? Or, do the smart thing. Pull over…

What I Learned From Commitment

What I Learned From Commitment: (Audio) It’s amazing to see how quickly folks lose their commitment to something that once meant a lot to them. Whether a toy, automobile, or even a pet – let something change in their perspective from enjoyable to dislike, and their commitment loses its polished viewpoint. That first vehicle you…

There Is Always A Back Story

I did not grow up with Peter Pan… Until I was in my 40’s I had never seen anything about Peter or Wendy. I had not read the book, seen the movie, or attended the Broadway show depicting Never Never Land. I vaguely knew the story line, but I probably knew more about “Lost Horizon”…

When Faith Trips Up

We all have faith in things that will never fail… As I look at the bolts holding the scaffolding to the face of the cliff at Masada… Much like I have faith that my country will not go through a constitutional upheaval… Well. That’s my faith at work. Engineers constantly affirm that this cable platform…

ReStart or ReBoot

It was the top computer of the year. It was 1992 if my memory serves me correct. It cost me over 2k and the installation of Microsoft Office was 35 diskettes… This computer was the fastest around. A Gateway 486/66 DX2. Lot’s of memory. Lot’s of hard drive space. The tallest tower. The best monitor.…