We are ‘plugged-in’, but plugged in to the wrong thing.
In the beginning God created… I heard today, and have heard before, the evolutionist believes we came from a rock. That is reported with a scoffer’s tone and attitude, usually. In the coming chapters of the Biblical account we will see that we did not come from a rock but from dust. In all reality, those are more similar in substance than they are different.
God created… that of necessity puts me in a position of subjugation. I choose the word subjugation instead of submission because, as we will see, we are ever want to live in rebellion and self will. [Read more…]
I am weary. I am disgusted. Now, I write.
In the beginning God… Genesis 1:1
It’s that simple, our introduction starts at the beginning. Although there has been much debate about what the actual beginning entailed, that is not to be covered in this post. Suffice it to say, that the Biblical record says that He was, and that He was there at the beginning. What does that mean to me, how can I apply that?
Just knowing that there is a God is important. Knowing He predates time is also important. I also know I was not there, and that helps me with my first answer to: “what does that mean to me?”; It means He most likely has experience [Read more…]
I suppose that most people have friends. I think it is probably difficult to go through this life and not acquire what would be termed as a friend. Dale Cavanaugh at versatilemachining.com has been my friend since we first started working together at Bainbridge Manufacturing in, I think, 1991.
What I found is that there are different kinds of friends. Some you hang with, some you learn from, some you encourage. Dale and I have a kind of business related friendship. I want him to succeed and I think he wants the same for me. We often contact each other, or drop in at work.
One thing I have in my friend Dale is a resource. He is a person I can go to for specific help, for insights, for answers to the question: “Am I seeing this clearly?”. Most of our contact is business related, as friends we enjoy each other in that realm. [Read more…]