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Know God in a Year #148 The Power of Closed Minds

When the formerly-blind man goes back to his neighborhood, people say, “Is this the blind guy that begged? He looks so different!”

“It’s me.” He assures them, and tells how Jesus healed him. 236 more words

Good And Evil

Trumped I: Why?

Like just about everybody in the country, I certainly didn’t see Donald Trump’s victory on November 8th coming.  Although the never-ending email investigation and the FBI’s questionable behavior just before the election seemed to have tightened the race, I felt confident since all the polls and experts assured us Hillary would win, relatively easily, if not as convincingly as we would have liked.  2,253 more words

Elections

The Cubs and Donald Trump

Now that the World Series is over and the Cubs are World Champions for the first time in over a century (as if you didn’t already know that), I can be more open about my lack of enthusiasm about their achievement.  1,762 more words

Elections

The Death of Persuasion

“The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.”Edwin Schlossberg (Designer, author, artist)

As someone who has been writing blog entries for several years now, I’m disheartened by how little room there seems to be in everyone’s gestalt for opinion modification.  1,667 more words

Ideas

Guns and God

I settled happily into my seat on American Airline flight 922 from La Paz to Miami: it had been delayed for 13-hours and we were ready to get going. 820 more words

Travel

Closed Minds

We all know someone whose mind is as closed to new ideas and new thoughts that their brain could be shackled with an unbreakable locks. They refuse to accept others points of views, refuse to even consider that their chosen stance is wrong. 375 more words

Diary

Minds Are Like Parachutes. They Work Better When They Are Open

Minds Are Like Parachutes. They Work Better When They Are Open!

In the arts communities, Process is valued over Product. In other words, a working, living, flexible creation is favored over something that was only considered once, made, and never reconsidered. 315 more words

Denial