Contemplations

International Finance

It is a slow day in a little Greek Village. The rain is beating down and the streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. On this particular day a rich German tourist is driving through the village, stops at the local hotel and lays a €100 note on...

Our Climb from the Slime

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Let's pretend for a minute that the theory of evolution is a scientifically proven fact. Let's pretend that evolutionary theory is the fruit of scientific method as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, i.e., "...consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."  You know what I mean, actually based on empirical or...

The Power of Yummy

I remember the day I found out that I wasn't skinny any more. I was walking down the street with my good friend and colleague Doug, complaining about my knees or breathlessness or something when he remarked, "Well, you're a hefty guy, Steve." A hefty guy? Who's a hefty guy? Me? No way pal. I'm skinny. I didn't...

Living the Kingdom of God

Yesterday I shared some thoughts about the Kingdom of God and where we might find it. I concluded that God's Kingdom was established through Jesus Christ, is right here on Earth, and presently co-exists with Satan's Kingdom of the world. I think we'd all agree that by default we're all living in the world, and not so much...

Finding the Kingdom of God

Is the Kingdom of God a place in Heaven, or is it to be established here on Earth sometime in the future? Is it possible to find the Kingdom of God during our lifetime and somehow gain entry? Must we wait until we die? During our time on Earth, are we rehearsing and learning for our eventual arrival in...

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