Tag Archives: Jesus

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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Fear: The asthma of life

Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs which causes difficulty in breathing. I grew up with this adversary and still occasionally wrestle with it. In my youth, there was no real solution to … Continue reading

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Citizen, but not by birth

I was born in Texas, so I’m about as American as you can get. I grew up in Kansas, so I know all about amber waves of grain. I’m a flag-waving, apple-pie-eating, armed-forces-respecting patriot. But I’m really an alien with … Continue reading

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Ink on a page

Consider this riddle. When is ink on bound pages more than a book? Answer: When the printed words are more than words, when those words are life. The collection of pages is more than a book when the words are … Continue reading

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Golden blood

The rarest blood type is Rhnull blood. It is characterized by a complete lack of antigens in the Rh system, which is the largest blood group system. Among the millions of blood type varieties, only 43 people on Earth have ever been reported to possess … Continue reading

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Connected

Jesus is talking. Listen. I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.  (John 15:5) Chances are you don’t spent a … Continue reading

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Wake up

Picture the scene. It’s a small cave, pitch black. There is a battered dead body lying in the cool darkness. It’s Sunday, very early. The body was placed here on Friday evening. A figure enters the cave, although that’s impossible … Continue reading

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