Archive for October 2016

Hidden Treasure

Every once in a while we will hear a story like this one out of Carson City, NV. A reclusive old man who had lived in the same place since 1960 was found dead in 2012 at his home. According to the coroner the man’s body had been in the home for at least a…

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You’ve Got Mail, Or Do You?

Certainly everyone who has used email has at some point undoubtedly received back a message stating: “the message you sent was undeliverable”. There can be both technical and human reasons why some emails fail to go through. Today I want to draw a parallel between broken email communications and our own, occasionally broken communications, with…

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Do You Need New Shoes?

Much has been written about the impact of the clothes we all wear. Clearly clothes do make a statement. Psychological reports seem to indicate that the clothes we wear even impact how we feel about ourselves. If a person normally doesn’t wear a suit, and then one day wears one, they are likely to feel…

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Divided We Fall

In the story of Cain and Abel both brothers were attempting to please God. “Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit of the ground, while Abel, for his part, brought the fatty portion of the firstlings of his flock.” (Genesis 4:3-4) Cain became very angry and dejected when the Lord looked with…

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Can You Drink The Cup?

Imagine for a second that you’re at a fine outdoor restaurant when you notice that there’s a gnat in your water glass. What do you do? Most likely you politely call over your waiter and point out the problem. Would you be shocked and dismayed if he used his finger to pluck the gnat from…

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