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Inside The Minds of Rednecks – And Consequences

I recently had breakfast and invested my Saturday morning with a Redneck.  It was not his idea.  My truck needed repair and I wanted a sure fix.  A sure fix that did not cost me a bundle of anxiety and an empty pocket book.  (Pocket Book is a funny term).  I’ll call my Redneck friend […]

24Aug2010 | | 32 comments | Continued
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The Root of Obama’s Calm is Humility

Why is Barack Obama so calm.  People have been throwing rocks at him for two years that we know about – and he smiles and nods his head, he remains calm.   The world of finance collapses and Obama remains calm.  John McCain calls him a Muslim terrorist and he remains calm.  What is going on […]

24Oct2008 | | 8 comments | Continued
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Divine Intervention and Painful Faith

We once did an internship as a hospital chaplain. We were assigned to an acute rehab unit. Most of the patients were recovering from a stroke or hip surgery or a like condition – they were medically stable but unable to return home. A twelve year old boy was hit by a car and injured […]

19Oct2008 | | Comments Off on Divine Intervention and Painful Faith | Continued
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Rev. Wright’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Here we go again.  An angry man, whether justified or not, pokes a stick in the eye of the object of his anger.  Then he wonders why the object of his anger does not like him.  Barack Obama says, let us have a healthy dialogue.  Well, get the stick out of my eye and maybe […]

20Mar2008 | | Comments Off on Rev. Wright’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy | Continued
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Maslow and dumpster diving

  Son, Abraham Maslow was something of a management scientist. He published a work in 1943 describing a ‘hierarchy of needs’ which he used to describe human motivation. Dumpster diving is generally thought of as meeting the basic need of subsistence. For this reason dumpster diving is considered a function of the poor, the homeless, […]

24Nov2007 | | 2 comments | Continued