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Chapter 34 in a Series

Ready or not here, He comes!  The account of Jesus.  And nothing has been the same since.  The first four narratives, the Gospels per Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John of the New Testament, are biographical profiles on Jesus, each written from the author’s accounts and perspective of first-century believers whose life had been made new by the His life, death, burial, and resurrection. 2,118 more words

A swimming milestone, Courage-ous soccer, deconstruction in our neighborhood, gun idealists, and nuke idealists

I had the last of my eight swim lessons last week, and my teacher Eric seemed pleased with my progress.  My primary objective was learning the butterfly stroke, which I did, though Eric said it looked like I still had to think about it, which was true enough.   599 more words


Gun rights vs hard data

Right winger David Brooks published an op ed column in the 2017 Oct 7 New York Times (print edition) on gun control.  His comments have a vital point, and they should be required reading.  791 more words


On Inspiration

So what is that – INSPIRATION

One definition of a dictionary (Webster) says:

1a: a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation… 288 more words

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The ingénue to sex temptress arc of David Brooks' career

Sometime this week  David Brooks assembled sounds into phonemes that after hours of cogitation settled into sentence structures. Let’s look at them together:

Sometimes pop culture seems completely prepackaged and professionalized, so when somebody steps out and puts on a display of vulnerability, trust and humility, it takes your breath away.

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Abbie Hoffman and Donald Trump

In yesterday’s New York Times David Brooks names our president as the Abbie Hoffman of the right. It’s an interesting comparison. I remember going to hear Hoffman when I was a college student. 337 more words

The Abbie Hoffman of the Right: Donald Trump by DAVID BROOKS

Trump is winning at shredding the dominant American culture.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2fqAS3C