POWER FLOW

I felt the sound as much as heard it; the thrum of spinning electric dynamos, giant turbines whirling inside enormous metal machines as water rushed through pipes like a jet stream, the concrete under my feet throbbing with energy that came up through the soles of my shoes. I was inside a hydro-electrical generating plant.… Read More »

TIME SPEEDS UP

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned from space after a year of orbiting the earth. He has an identical twin brother. I can identify with that because I have an identical twin. One of us is smart and the other one is handsome. I’m the handsome one. Because of the speed at which Scott had been… Read More »

THE REAL REVENANT – JESUS

Leonardo Dicaprio won an Oscar for “Revenant” but his return from near death in the movie was child’s play compared to the real thing. His return to life came after barely surviving a vicious mauling by a bear. Left for dead, bleeding profusely, he was betrayed, abandoned and buried alive. But reality trumps the movie… Read More »

VALLEY OF DRY BONES

“Religion is a bad trip!” Bible teacher Bob Mumford famously said. The charismatic Bible teacher explained that the outcome is always bad when shadow replaces substance. This was a word of caution about religion replacing reality, the danger of knowing about God versus knowing God. His teachings blended humor mixed with solid doctrine as he… Read More »

MONEY AND MORALITY

Currency is powerful but uncaring. It empowers both the righteous and the wicked. The hand holding the money can be black or white, rich or poor, democrat or republican. The money doesn’t care. It just does its thing. The hand that holds it may belong to Mother Teresa or to Bernie Madoff. Is there a… Read More »