Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Wages Of Him Who Is Hired

When we look at the biblical laws in the first five books of the Bible, we often see laws that are not obviously relevant to our own lives and to our own experience.  Most of us do not prepare sacrifices … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight

Free Mexican Airforce Will Be Flying Tonight:  The Trials And Tribulations Of Procuring, Transporting, And Selling Marijuana, by Terry Canipe [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Plane Out Of Saigon

Last Plane Out Of Saigon, by Richard Pena and John Hagan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author’s claim to fame is being among the … Continue reading

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The Most Attractive Celebrity You’ve Never Heard Of, Or Don’t Play That FOMO Game With Me

As someone who pays some attention to my advertising on Facebook and other social media [1], for the past few days I have seen off and on a clickbaity ad about the most attractive celebrity I’ve never heard of.  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jennifer Government

Jennifer Government, by Max Barry About fifteen years ago I read this novel for the first time and I was reminded of it when I got around to playing a nation on a game that is based on the novel, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Syrup

Syrup, by Max Barry About fifteen years ago I read this novel when it first came out, and I remember finding it entertaining then, and it was certainly entertaining to read now, albeit on a somewhat different level and with … Continue reading

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I’ll Say Well Done

From time to time I reflect on a song I happen to really like that relate to the desire of believers to have God tell us “well done, good and faithful servant [1].”  Having sung the song at least a … Continue reading

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Book Review: African-American Inventions That Changed The World

African American Inventions That Changed The World:  Influential Inventors And Their Revolutionary Inventions, by Michael A. Carson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The first question to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Real Ponies Don’t Go Oink

Real Ponies Don’t Go Oink, by Patrick F. McManus After I made some kind of humorous story involving a poorly done concrete job, a friend of mine found this book, which features a similar story.  For the most part, the … Continue reading

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Against The Usurpation Of The Phariseees: Part Three

In our previous discussions about the usurpation of the priestly roles by the Pharisees during the Second Temple period [1], we discussed both the manifest failures of the Aaronic priesthood during that time period as well as the different solutions … Continue reading

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