Tag Archives: God

The Rock speaks

The Rock put me back on my heels. Wait, I should probably clarify. I mean the original Rock, the one on whom Jesus would build His church, Petra, Peter. In chapter 5 of Peter’s first letter to the believers scattered … Continue reading

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I’m a drawing

Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer who famously viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment. He was quoted as saying: Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation. This observation served his lifelong pursuit of preserving important moments, 35 … Continue reading

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My two drugs

In 2010, the well-known philosopher Ke$ha told us: Because your love, your love, your love is my drug Your love, your love, your love I said your love, your love, your love is my drug Your love, your love, your … Continue reading

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Boy interrupted

If you’ve studied the book of Job from the Bible, you might have been left with more questions than answers. If you haven’t read Job, here’s the CliffsNotes version. Job has a comfortable life. The devil requests to intervene and … Continue reading

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Livin’ on a prayer

I was 16 and a junior at Oxford High School (USD 358, Oxford, KS, population 1000) when Bon Jovi released “Livin’ on a Prayer”. Woah, we’re half way there Woah, livin’ on a prayer Take my hand, we’ll make it … Continue reading

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The first CAD/CAM

My career is closely connected with computer-aided manufacturing, or CAM. In modern manufacturing, CAM is preceded by CAD, computer-aided design. Complicated electro-mechanical mechanisms, such as an airplane or passenger vehicle, are composed of subsystems, which are each a collection of … Continue reading

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Rasslin

My high school did not have wrestling, so I never experienced it myself. I admire the sport’s required speed, strength, and discipline, however. One of my college football coaches who did wrestle taught me that, in Kansas at least, it’s … Continue reading

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