Month: October 2017

Come Back to Vegas?

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Is it me or does the new MGM Las Vegas ad seem callous? Las Vegas is not some Holy Shrine that was defiled by infidels. Las Vegas is a place where people go to celebrate and spend money by the billions. Mostly, thorough gambling. I like Vegas. I always enjoy myself when I go which …

China is a Long Way.

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China represents the futility of continuing down the wrong path. Some people believe they cannot change their path or they deserve the path they are traveling. They accept the negativity of others or they’ve done something so terrible they deserve to suffer. Others believe they have come too far to turn back, no matter what …

Dante, What Are You Looking At?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvev1Bjx6oA In the latest Nike ad a mother is asking her son, Dante what he is looking at. As he stares off into his dream of becoming a professional athlete and playing with Lebron James. The only problem with this commercial is that Dante has zero chance of making his dream a reality. This is …

Are You in a Hole and Still Digging?

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I’m too far gone, and it’s no use pretending, I could ever forget what I done. I’m already too far gone, I got no bridges left to burn…It’s such a long way down, too far to fall. Too much trouble to turn back around – Todd Rundgren; Too Far Gone The lyrics of this song …

Why You May Be Your Greatest Enemy

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Why are we our greatest enemies? Many people today are active participants in their own destruction and of those around them. People actively pursuing their demise seems counterintuitive to most of us. Yet occurring every day. Trapped on the path of self-destruction by events or persons from their pasts. Trapped in a cycle of low …

Crime: Is it Social or Morals?

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The study suggests that a major reason why certain young people refrain from crime is not because they fear the consequences; it’s that their morality simply prevents them from even seeing crime as a possible course of action in the first place. – Breaking Rules According to sociologists and activists that crime results from social …

How the SUPERMAN Principles Changed My Life.

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The best example of how the SUPERMAN principles can change lives is in my life. In the past I have been a terrible husband, a lousy father, and a sinful man. Living not in direct rebellion to God, but worse indifference to God. I tried to skirt and live on the edges of God’s Will. …

Warning STD’s Epidemic According to CDC

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Bolan and Harvey both point to funding deficits as a huge part of the reason STDs are on the rise. “Several factors are fueling the STD epidemic,” Harvey said. “Funding cutbacks for prevention, education and healthcare programs, an on-going debate about sex education for young people, with cutbacks in that arena, particularly from this administration, …

Is Obedience Better Than Sacrifice?

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So Samuel said: “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, As in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.”[1] The Scriptures say that obedience is better than sacrifice. So why has obedience become such a left out …

Are Black Millennials Unfairly Targeted?

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“The people at Recovery were nice, they looked good, were from different ages and backgrounds and careers,” said RaShaun Garlington, a Kansas City native and event planner who was at Californos when tragedy struck. “The people who were there know that. We know it’s not right to blame any one type of person. But we …