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Under New Management

In the years of silence I have grown so much. I’m a different person now. A better one. And I can change things. I can fix or manage any goal.

New posts may well be class themed again. I’ve got a couple of students who I meet with weekly now. Many posts may be from their lessons.

– Jack

All she could say was, “Maybe him.”

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Thoughts on Purpose

A few random ideas I’ve jotted down lately..

 


 

Life – The Incredibly-Brief Long Time.

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Chaos ensues.  By definition.

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Let it come easy, let it come hard.  Amen.

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Homo sapiens sapiens is defined by society.  Our large networks of interdependantship are literally what make us humans.

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The Astronauts who landed on the moon are the last of the Truly Great Americans.

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The Laws of Probability are probably the most useful tools we can help the next generations master.

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Math is the core of abstract understanding.

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No man who truly understands himself would be capable of passing judgement on another.

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That’s all I got.

-Jack.

I listen.

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Karma, a Christian concept?

When Christ was crucified, he did so to forgive all of Humanity’s sins, past present and future.  If you think of sin on Vice and Virtue measurement. Reset the count to an even 0-0.   This is basically Karma, on a scale of measuring all of Humanity.  This act even attoned for Original Sin, the moment that Eve was persauded by the Serpent.  So, after the Cruxifiction, Humans were no longer born with the weight of Original Sin, and thus their actions alone would be judged.  Be we are not to Judge.

Today, when we pray or ask for Forgiveness, we do so not because God expects us to, but because a Godly man would spend time in introspection and mediation on his actions.  Asking for Forgiveness forces us to deal with our “demons” mentally.  Forgiveness is only given to the Repentant.  If a person does not repent, or feel guilt, it is because it was either never necessary, or because they’ve yet to realize the consequences of their actions.

This, Self-Awareness, Self-Examination, is what makes us Human.  It’s what makes every human redeemable.  Sin exists now because of Free Will, and lack of proper understanding of Cause and Effect.  There are so many so opposed to Science that they cannot see the gifts it gives us.  Every new discovery and invention helps us understand each other a little more.  And that’s All Jesus Christ ever asked of us.

 

-Jack

I Listen

Christian Apologetics 01

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If I Could Breathe is a poem I started writing for my father, months before his death.  I never quite got to a Final Draft, but I’m going to share with you the few drafts I did complete.


 

If I Could Breathe – Draft #1

 

If I could breathe

I’d tell you everything.

If I could breathe

I’d spit it out.

 

But there’s no way

to get it out now.

No longer can I scream

or shout.

 

Other than that,

I’m feeling fine.

At least most

of the time.

 


 

-Jack Lhasa

(Joshua Owens, PROUD son to Dennis W Owens)

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Loki Listens Volume 1:  Developmental Theology 089 is now available for your eReading pleasure for a mere $0.99.  Check it out here!

 

Jack

I Listen.

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Windows Live Writer

Just posting a test from the Windows Live Writer to see how well it does.

 

-J

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Blessings

May the Lords of Happiness always protect us from the Legions of Misery.

Death is the absence of Being.

Life is the process of Being.

-Jack
I Listen.

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