Monthly Archives: July 2012

Two Hand Touch

Today I broke a cycle that had been going on for years where every time I play football I get injured. Of course, as I was playing a 7 on 7 with people who were rather unfamiliar with the game, … Continue reading

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In The Mood

For various reasons I have had to think about the effect of music on mood, and while this area of thought is not a new one for me (because as a musical person and a poet I have always been … Continue reading

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Do No Harm

Medical professionals like many other professionals (including engineers and politicians) make oaths that are intended to show their commitment to ethical conduct in their chosen profession. The oath of a given profession, whether it is the Hippocratic oath (that oath … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:8-9: Think On These Things

Philippians 4:8-9 is a scripture that has been quoted at me a fair amount in the past as a way of not-so-subtly reminding me (as if I needed to be reminded) that I tend to struggle to think positively sometimes. … Continue reading

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Far From Heaven

Every day, whether it is in my own life or that of others, I am reminded of how far from heaven we are as human beings. Sometimes the reminder is in hearing of some poor people slandered even as they … Continue reading

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Passing The Torch

Every two years for the Summer and Winter Olympics, one of the most iconic aspects of the Olympic games is the torch march that begins in Olympia, Greece, and winds its way around the world before ending at the host … Continue reading

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If You Sleep

Tal Bachman, son of Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, is largley known as a one-hit wonder for his romantic single “She’s So High.” I think this label is a bit unfair, though, because it obscures the … Continue reading

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Psalm 80: Cause Your Face To Shine And We Shall Be Saved

Psalm 80 is one of the many psalms by Asaph, a man of whom little is said on the Bible (he, along with Heman the Ezrahite [1] and Ethan the Ezrahite) was one of the main leaders of the Levite … Continue reading

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As Time Goes By

One of the unfortunate habits of history is that people rarely learn from history. But neither do we repeat it exactly either. Instead, what we often try to do is change some of the surface circumstances in the thought that … Continue reading

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The Blogger At Bay

Sometimes it is a bit unnerving to think of just how slender our links to the outside world are. Admittedly, not being able to have internet for a day is a first world problem, as other people have far more … Continue reading

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