Why I Will Give Money to the Homeless

Lately I have seen a great many posts which recognize the homeless in our communities. It seems everyone has an opinion on what to do when you encounter them yet nobody seems to be going to the scriptures. At least it doesn’t seem to me that scripture matches what people are claiming we should or should not do with or for them.

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Miley and Robin Are Not the Only Villans

Everyone is talking about the Miley Cyrus performance and while it isn’t a shock that people are in fact talking about it, what is and isn’t being said, is what is surprising to me. Many people are appalled about the performance. I was truly, and pleasantly surprised to find a whole host of comments condemning the absolute stupidity of what was displayed for young people who have followed this gal for years on Disney. Without question there are far more people who were let down by the actions of this rising star than I thought might be.

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Response: California Transgender-Student Bill

If the transgender-student bill wasn’t so disgustingly in violation of the rights of straight people this might be funny! I’m trying to figure out how many drugs a person has to take throughout their life to come up with the idea that this makes sense. So now, the little girl who already gets teased about certain parts developing early has to deal with the absolutely uncomfortable fact that while Johnny claims to be a girl he’s actually got a penis and likes to stare at Susie’s parts in the shower! Not to mention the effects this might have on elementary level kids.

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Installing Linux Mint 13 with KDE

LinuxMintInstalling Linux Mint 13 with KDE is actually a very simple process. I’m going to install it to dual boot with another operating system (in this case Windows 7) since it is the more complicated of the installs. I’ll also manually mess with the partitions so you can see how to handle it if you need to do that. This install will work even if it’s the only operating system on the hard drive, you’ll simply skip resizing a partition to hold windows (If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you will when we get to that point).

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Done Trying to Please Man

matt1028Despite the massive amount of work I was doing on my server today I manged to sit down and do some reading of scripture. I have gone through a spell recently where a few people were upset around me and I find myself trying to cool off, bite my tongue, and keep to myself. As I came across Matthew 10 I was ashamed of myself.

In Matthew 10, Jesus is sending the Apostles out to preach to God’s lost sheep – Israel. He gives them instructions about where they should go, and tells them that those who reject them, failing to offer them a place to stay will be worse off than the city of Sodom and Gomorrah on judgment day. But in verse 16 he really starts to spell it out. “… I’m sending you out as sheep among wolves…”

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In The Beginning…

I have blogged for several years, but have never done anything serious with it. Most of my posts have been under pseudonyms. Starting this blog came about because a friend of mine and I share some common interests, and we thought we could work together to provide some entertainment and possibly a service. Our faith is a primary part of our life, and you can expect to see a lot of posting along that line. But we also enjoy technology. Perhaps, as time goes on we can find a few more writers to put some work into things. For now, it’s the two of us pounding out the content.

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