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The Lord God is taking away all my powers!

I used to be young, good looking and cocky. I thought that I had the world in the palm of my hands. Today, I am no longer a spring chicken. I am also no longer “filled with myself.” Studying the … Continue reading

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Sophie, a discriminating scientist, talks to two sages about the Bible

Once upon a time there lived an intellectually sophisticated woman named Sophie. She had chosen a career as a scientist. She was not motivated simply by proving that women were equally capable of learning math and the methods of rational … Continue reading

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Frogs hampering travel in Greece!?

We all know of the financial problems plaguing the European country of Greece. Then yesterday, I read a weird news report that described Greece experiencing yet another kind of plague. Apparently, a major highway in Greece was being overrun by … Continue reading

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Either put your loved ones on camels or get your act together!

And Jacob arose, and lifted his sons and his women upon the camels. And he carried away all his acquisitions, and all his substance which he had gathered, the acquisitions of his purchase, which he had gathered in Paddan-aram, to … Continue reading

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Double Gardening

It will be 72 degrees today where I live. Spring is on its way and this will be a good day for me to do some cleanup on my property. I live on ten acres of rural land. Half of … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES

With Halloween just several days away I thought it would be appropriate to look at the phenomenon of our fascination with Zombie horror movies. Having written a screenplay myself I am well aware that the creative process often taps into … Continue reading

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The Angel and the Neuroscientist

Once upon a time there was a neuroscientist named Fred. He was different from most neuroscientists in that he believed that the universe did not run on its own, but that it was sustained by God’s continuous action and providence. … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods and biblical interpretation

When Tiger Woods turned pro and won his first Master’s tournament by such a wide margin I remember a sportscaster saying, “Tiger is playing on a different course from everybody else.” In other words, Tiger seemed to be playing on … Continue reading

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A list of women to avoid marrying

The daughters of Canaanites The daughters of Moab The daughters of Edom The daughters of Babel The daughters of Sodom Daughters of the Chaldeans The daughters of Egypt The daughters of Syria The daughters of the Philistines The daughters of … Continue reading

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Abraham preferred a hand under the thigh to a handshake

I am not suggesting that Abraham was a dirty old man. Only that when it came to making a serious oath with someone, he preferred a hand under his thigh rather than a handshake. For instance, when Abraham implores an … Continue reading

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