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Yesterday in History XVI

Nik Wallenda Crosses the Grand Canyon (June 23, 2013) On this day in 2013: Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. The previous June, I had watched Nik Wallenda cross Niagara … Continue reading

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Reflections on My Human Design Profile

2/4 Projector I admit it: I like my own company. In fact, some of my best thinking comes when I don’t have to engage in communicating with others. But then I turn around and write a daily blog about what … Continue reading

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In Our House, We Believe:

Faith Can Move Mountains There is so much we cannot know, mainly because of our disconnect from the Truth, that we have to take on faith. Now, if you’re like me, your faith can be tested from time-to-time. But it … Continue reading

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When One’s Faith is Tested

I Still Believe (2020) I’m beginning to think that I need to get out more: here is a Christian Country Music star whose story is heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time. In fact, I’d never heard of him, until … Continue reading

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As Missionary to the Huron, He was Killed by the Iroquois

Jean de Br├ębeuf (March 25, 1593 – March 16, 1649) I do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but it seems to me that this Jesuit priest tried and failed to bring peace to the Huron and the … Continue reading

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It’s Been Almost Nine Months Since He Died Suddenly

Raymond Pierre Hebert (December 31, 1940 – August 3, 2020) We were best frenemies, in the nicest possible way. Our Faith & Science group exchanges were legendary. He would always start out his discussions with me by saying, “I agree … Continue reading

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The First Flight which Defined a Century

The Wright Flyer (December 17, 1903) I casually mentioned this moment in one of yesterday’s posts. But, up until today, I never thought to raise a chart for this momentous occasion. I wonder why not? Since the first flight was … Continue reading

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Image of the Interfaith Beliefs of an Afterlife

Lost Finale: “The End” – Stained Glass Window It was an inspired bit of theatre: having a stained glass window displaying six symbols of the world’s main religions. No doubt the producers wanted to be inclusive of all faiths when … Continue reading

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In Those Days, Saying Less was More Prudent

Sir Thomas More (February 7, 1478 – July 6, 1535) I’m getting a bit ahead of myself, here. I’m about to start Peter Ackroyd’s book “Tudors” but I got prompted by a suggested YouTube video of More and Wolsey discussing … Continue reading

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“Here Comes the Son!”

Miracle of the Sun (Fatima – October 13, 1917) There must have been something in the air that day. Expectation of a miracle, for one thing. And that rainstorm must have stirred up a lot of dust on the Santos … Continue reading

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