FOMO

No big surprise, but anxiety has been around for a very long time. In 2004, Patrick Mc Ginnis coined the term FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out. It has become more prevalent thanks to social media. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing, thinking they are having … Continue reading FOMO

Sometimes, life stinketh

Freshly baked bread, warm chocolate chip cookies, hot apple pie, and pizza. These are comforting, inviting smells. Sadly, this post is not about that. Warning: Stop eating before you read this part. Scientifically speaking, decomposition of the internal organs begins 24 to 72 hours after death. Three to five days after death, let's just say … Continue reading Sometimes, life stinketh

Happily ever after

My last post told you how my neighbors were acting like my enemies. This is the story I am using to encourage myself based on 2 Chronicles 20. My enemies came to wage war against me. Alarmed, I resolved to inquire of the Lord, and I proclaimed a fast and to seek help from the … Continue reading Happily ever after

Boomerang

I have recently been shown how to live in a win-win scenario. It has taken me a few weeks of pondering and using it to come to know they joy that is involved when I do. And it all revolves around the boomerang principle. The first thing that makes a boomerang different from a regular … Continue reading Boomerang

Whimsy Doughnuts

In a recent post of mine, Momentum, doughnuts were involved. I received comments about how everything goes better with doughnuts. One comment, from My Life in Our Father's World, (http://mylifeinourfathersworld.wordpress.com/) was as follows: I’m very picky about my .. but you are right, they added some whimsy to your post And I replied: “Oooo, I … Continue reading Whimsy Doughnuts

Thundershirts

With the 4th of July just around the corner in America, we will celebrate the founding of our nation. It usually involves a fireworks show. Lately commercials for Thundershirts have been on television. These pressure shirts are perfect for dogs that have anxiety or phobias including separation anxiety, thunderstorm nervousness, or any other loud noises. … Continue reading Thundershirts

Momentum

Of course I believe in science. Like how jelly grows inside doughnuts. (Thanks darkwebdeb!) Those who have read my posts before know I like math and science. We're going to talk physics again today, and how it applies to doughnuts. No, not really. But to energy and momentum. In physics, energy is considered the measurable … Continue reading Momentum

Standing Up

You know those little coincidences that are actually the Hand of God?Well I had one of those the other day. I walked over to a church a block from my office, to get a copy of the June Our Daily Bread devotional because minedid not come in the mail. (I guess whoever got it is … Continue reading Standing Up

Territorial

Wars have been fought over it. People have been arrested, tortured, and killed over it. There have been periods in history I cannot believe even happened because of it. People marking their spiritual territory. Through the ages there have been people who firmly believe that “it is my way or the highway.” I have run … Continue reading Territorial