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New Site from the Bern: Sanders Institute

I received a cool email today from Jane O. Sanders...[or some of her people] about an institute that they were starting up.  I checked it out... the Sanders Institute.  It looked like it had good ...

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Why Haven't We Been Back to The Moon?

In preparing to write another travel article for a client, I got side tracked and wandered off down a proverbial rabbit hole.   So yes, now, I too want to know why we haven't been ...

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Jasmine Tea Leaves aren't that bad...

I went on a little exploring adventure today.  As you know, I started exercising…again.  I actually ran for the first time --in a l-o-n-g time.  I felt like I was back in the military…almost.  ANYway..., ...

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I’m Not a Fan of Self-Driving Cars or Self-Aware Robots

...So, I just wanna say, I'm a big fan of technology...but not so much of 'Self-Driving' cars.   As I have said time and time again, I think technology should assist us...not replace us or the ...

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Don't Get Phone Envy-- I Think The Google Handwriting App is Great for Ordinary Phones

If you don't have the loot for expensive high end phones with the fancy styluses (whose brands shall remain nameless in this post), then you should consider the Google Handwriting App.  I think it works ...

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Spirit to Spirit

"God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth." --St. John 4:24 I wanted to write about this verse, but initially, I was stumped.  Jesus had said it ...

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There are more than just Republicans and Democrats in America

On the real, I'm tired of hearing and watching shows that refer to "Americans" as either being Republican or Democrat.   Update your lexicon.  Stop being lazy and add a few more parties to your political ...

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Fear Not, Keep It Moving

“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God. I will strengthen thee; yea I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of ...

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Ernie and a Lot of Good People in Beckley

My trip to North Carolina this time ended up being an extended trip because me and Mabel broke down.  ☹… But, because of family support and good people—everything turned out alright. ;-) I’ve only mentioned Mabel ...

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Web Cams Jam

Updated:  March 23rd --  a beautiful day at the beach!... wish I were there.  Web cams are great! --------------------- Updated:  March 18th -- it looks kinda of dreary out today from the beach cam... but I really ...

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Ensuring the Right to Vote …Every Time

So, what if you're not a Republican or a Democrat?  But, you are still an American right?  That means we should have the right to vote in every election.  I'm okay with the Republicans and ...

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Is Social Media in Your Business DNA?

We know that in general, people like to share.  It predates the now social media platforms of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.  Writing letters, taking pictures, telephone conversations and home movies were then the platforms ...

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I thought I would share..

It's sometimes hard to figure out what to share and when to share it. Since I'm caring less, and want to venture more in 2017, I thought this would be a good time to start. ...

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The SnapChat Rush

So, what do I think about Snapchat?  Well, I'm glad that they are doing well in the market.  Kudos.  If I had the cash to put in the stock, I'd heavily consider getting some.  But, ...

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Festivals and Events

October 2016 - August 2017:  Festivals and Events.  This is a quick post for the site  Find the festival or event near you!  Local information.  Local travel.  You can find various events and festivals ...

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Ideas on what to do with old cell phones

I had several old cell phones lying around and thought I would put them to use.  It was an unspoken policy of mine not to buy a phone over $120 after I discovered that the ...

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Ohio Festivals Starting Up in March 2017

Spring is starting up and in Ohio, so are the festivals.  I've been in Columbus for a few weeks now, and I must say it's been a very nice experience catching up with my son, ...

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Down Home July 2017

Earlier this month, me and my jeep, Mabel, took a trip down to Windsor, NC for a family reunion.  It was great to see family and people in the community.  We even went for a ...

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Update and Direction

...whenever you see a picture like this, you oughta know by now something is up.  ;)  Just wanted to let you know that originally, I thought making longer blog entries here would be what I ...

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The ol' Guacamole - Wasabi Trick

...for some odd reason, I thought the menu said something about a fish sandwich instead of sushi, but it was still good.  And that green stuff, lol... (for some reason) I thought was "guacamole"...  My ...

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I don't think it's only Democrats or liberals using shelters or the help of FEMA or other government programs. 'People' need help.

'People' should remember this feeling now when they vote for officials who try to take assistance from others and stop being so damn selfish. There is balance. It seems like whenever there is an emergency, labels ...

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Military Veterans Resource Center, Columbus OH

I was in Columbus, OH visiting over the holidays and ran across a great resource for Military Veterans when I went for a walk in ‘teen-degree weather.  It’s called the Military Veterans Resource Center.   I ...

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Fridays with Booj & Bruh

I'm adding programming to the broadcast! In case you didn't know, the online broadcast is up and running.  "Fridays with Booj & Bruh"  is set to be a variety talk show that is scheduled to ...

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About This Space

Get Noticed! This is a chance to market your products and services! Yes. You too can benefit from marketing on my site!    EVEN IF YOU DON'T HAVE A  WEBSITE, our space is right for you!  I can ...

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Who Are Your People?

I found this video while tooling around on the internet, researching a writing project.  One thing led to another and … well, here we are.  It’s time for you-- no, us to Rethink our Heritage... ...

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Why is Flint Still Flint?

We’re going on a few years now talking about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.  Mr. Rick Snyder is still Governor; the water is still a poison brown in color—and apparently still causing rashes (according ...

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Carve Out A Few Minutes Each Day To Handle Difficult Projects

Do you have a big project in your life or business that you’ve been putting off tackling because it’s just too big and would take up more time than you have to dedicate to it ...

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About me

I’m a blogger (who blogs like he talks), a writer and an administrative support specialist.  I recently decided to use my skills to help individuals, organizations and businesses with their efforts of getting noticed by ...

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Twitter v. Instagram et al

Although I can use both, I struggled with which platform to use more, Twitter or Instagram.  Ladies and gentleman, the undisputed champ in my book is ….. TWITTER! There's a lot to be said in 140 ...

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Healthier Eating: The Boiled Egg Sandwich

What count's as healthier eating?  I guess any change is good--even small ones.  For me, it was a boiled egg and cheese sandwich sometimes instead of a fried egg and cheese sandwich.  It was actually ...

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“God Knows How Much We Can Bear” [Repost]

treeOnbook art“God knows how much we can bear”.  That’s a familiar phrase that’s been used to comfort the sufferer time and time again when faced with adversity, bills, sickness, disease, sorrow and troubles.  In the midst of these things, “God knows how much we can bear”. In context, it seems the term usually implies that God himself was piling on problems and difficulties to see where our breaking point would be. The more I think about the phrase in that context, the more I realize that something isn’t adding up.  The scripture in James 1 states that every good gift comes from God [The Father of lights]… and that God does not tempt any man with evil.   And, in Matthew 8:17 it refers to the book of Isaiah where it speaks of the one [Jesus] who “took our infirmities and bare our sickness” – so if God through his son, Jesus, is bearing our sickness and infirmities, then they should no longer be a burden to us.  More supporting scripture in John 10 says “I am come [Jesus—the living word of God] that they might have life, and that they might have [it] more abundantly.  So, what could be the true meaning behind, “God knows How Much we can bear?” One Sunday afternoon, while sitting in church, I was puzzled by this and the Lord revealed to me something that I would like to share with you… something many of you might already know and realize. That is—there is another meaning for the word “bear”.  It doesn’t always have to mean “to put up with” or a “furry mammal”.  The word “bear” can also mean “to produce” or “to yield”…“to bring forth”! “God knows how much we can “Produce”!   This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase doesn’t it?  For me it brings new hope and great joy!  God knows how much I/we can do or bear (produce) in our lives [for His glory] even when we are at our lowest point.  It shows He has confidence in us (me and you) as His people, His representatives, His anointed. Other scriptures reference this type of “bearing”.  For example in John, Chapter 15—Jesus talks about cutting back or pruning dead branches off the fruit tree so that the fruit tree can “bear” or yield more fruit.  God sees the possibilities in us when we fail to see them in ourselves.  And, if we fail to bring forth the fruit, then the failure is in/with us. Let’s take a look at the closest verse I could find to the coined phrase “God knows how much we can bear”.  It’s found in 1 Corinthians 10:13.  It reads, “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to “bear” [produce from] it”. To me, the scripture is saying that in the midst of a problem or situation, God has already prepared something for you to help you be successful, victorious, — an over-comer!  This falls right in line with the verses found in James, Chapter 1.  It brings peace to me to know that God has made provisions for me “even before I ask”.  Although I may not always see the way out as soon as I would like, God has made a way of escape.  It is up to us to find it.  How do we do that? We have to seek first His kingdom as scripture states in Matthew 6:33.  We must find out what God’s way is and the answers will be there. Recall verses found in Proverbs 3:5-9.  They read, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart: and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.  Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear [greatly respect] the lord and depart from evil.  It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.”  In these verses, I can clearly see indications that God knows something that I don’t know.  He sees what I cannot see even though I might be looking at a situation straight on.   As the old adage goes, “We often cannot see the beauty of the forest because of the trees”.  But God can see the both the big and small picture.  He sees and is able to work things out for the good (Romans 8:28). God, being God—truly knows how much we can bear!  So let’s get busy, be fruitful and start producing!

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