I shared this image tongue-in-cheek with family and friends yesterday. It was meant as some kind of humorous dig at how I was feeling. There have been changes at work and at home so I was was feeling jaded and worn out. Continue reading “The best thing I did at work today”
Let’s see what happens here. Some argue that persecution actually helps Christianity flourish. Continue reading “Crosses being torn down in China”
So .. when I read this I went through a whole range of emotions over a few short minutes. Ranging from, “Is this April 1st?” to “How do explain my own perspective?”. On one hand I am freaking out a little, on the other hand .. I’m only freaking out a little.
In a number of my posts I refer to myself as a Christ follower or Jesus follower, and I got to asking myself why I prefer this over the term Christian.
Life had thrown us a few curve balls, and a close friend asked why Christians sometimes seem to have such a rough time of things. She knows where we are at as a family and she has seen a close relative who was also a Christian suffer, and ultimately loose, a long battle with cancer. Possibly she was starting from the assumption that Christians should have things easier, you know, since we’re best friends with Jesus ‘n’ all .. Continue reading “Weight training when life sucks: Why does God allow suffering?”
This blog entry is probably pandering to my tin-hat-they’re-out-watching-us tendencies more than I would like to admit, but it’s a chain of thought I’d like to follow for a moment. In general terms I try to keep abreast of developments in the world. Amongst the topics that will normally catch my interest are IT, politics and robotics. Joining the dots between the various topics is some what of a pastime too. Continue reading “Flies, spies and why’s”
As some will know, Dream is a three year old Miniture
Snowzer Sknautzer Schnauzer. She’s a little introverted, but otherwise typical. She loves attention, fighting games, tug-o-war, chasing in the forest, etc. She’s not however keen about being groomed. Clipping her claws is a nightmare but she has got used to having floppy frog-sized ticks plucked off her. Continue reading “Darn dog!”
My work at Mega-Corp Telecommunication Devices Inc. is done through a consulting agency. I might have mentioned this before. My work is fairly normal tech support stuff, but with a couple of extra responsibilities such as ticket queue management, handling the negative feedback tickets and some other ad-hoc server maintenance tasks. Continue reading “Survivor’s Guilt”
After an eventful morning I was challenged to think about the difference between necessity and privilege, and how we distinguish between the two. Continue reading “Necessity versus Privilege”