Thrilled by Francis’ Call to Mission
Mar14

Thrilled by Francis’ Call to Mission

Words spoken by the new Roman Catholic leader, Pope Francis 1, in an informal homily delivered to the College of Cardinals today, thrilled me. (Thrilled is not one of my usual verbs. But that’s exactly how I felt.) From The Los Angeles Times account of the Mass at which Francis preached: Stressing the power of prayer, Francis told the cardinals, “He who does not pray to the Lord prays to the devil. When we don’t...

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The 3 Things Holding Up John Brennan’s Nomination
Mar04

The 3 Things Holding Up John Brennan’s Nomination

Here. One wonders how long a shadow these three things will cast on history’s evaluation of the Obama Administration, not to mention policy decisions taken by future administrations. [My personal blog is here.] Repost This...

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The Inspiring Story of ‘Curiosity’s Landing on Mars
Feb09

The Inspiring Story of ‘Curiosity’s Landing on Mars

NASA’s compelling video about Curiosity‘s final seven minutes before landing on the surface of Mars is exciting to watch! Here’s a Spencer Michels’ report on the Mars lander as presented on this past Friday’s PBS News Hour. Watch New Discoveries From NASA’s ‘Curiosity’ Rover’s Mars Mission on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. [For the rest of my take on Curiosity and...

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That Dodge Ad
Feb03

That Dodge Ad

Here’s a video of the Dodge truck ad shown during the Super Bowl. Here, from this Christian’s perspective, is what I think of it. Quick summary: I don’t like it. Repost This...

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Meet George Jetson
Feb01

Meet George Jetson

Twelve concept devices we can only wish were for real. Very cool! Repost This...

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