Random Thoughts 2-28-2010

I have been watching the Olympic Curling on TV a lot this past week.   I’m not sure why everyone is so fascinated with this sport.  Perhaps it’s because it looks like something we could all do with some practice, though not on the same level.  I’m going on vacation in a week, so I’ve been…

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Scripture: John 10:1-3

Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and…

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Matter and Light

    We have a lot of expressions that attest to the solidity of matter: “Hard as a rock”, “solid matter”, “rock solid”, and others.  But how solid is it?  Scientists used to say that space was mostly empty, but they have found there are some things in all that supposedly empty space.  On the other hand,…

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Non-Violent is not Passive

    Many thing that Jesus was a very passive person because he told the apostles to put away their swords and not try to protect him.  But a passive person is one who takes no action at all, like the folks who pull out their cell phone and photograph someone being raped or beaten, but do…

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