Monthly Archives: April 2011

Arthur’s Perspective on Death


I have pondered writing something like this for many years, but have refrained since there is always a close friend who is in a health crisis and I do not want to come across as insensitive to their pain. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Priorities and Families


Given our three potential scenarios of governmental catastrophe or status quo or a world changing move of God, where does family fit into the equation? This is a really muddy problem and there are highly contradictory inputs that have shaped … Continue reading

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Fourth and Fifth Priorities


The question on the table is how to prepare for the future when both the secular and religious wise men are contradicting each other massively. I proposed that we can’t really know what is coming, so I am preparing equally … Continue reading

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Third Priority


My first priority in preparing for the vagaries of the future is to invest in the totally portable facets of my life — spirit, soul and body, basically. My second priority is to invest in things that are durable, such … Continue reading

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A Really Wise Question


In response to our newsletter and the announcement here, there were the usual bundle of questions by people who do not read what I write. But in the midst of all that aggravation, there was one really great question about … Continue reading

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Second Priority


At the center of our invisible set of concentric circles about planning for the future, is anything that is totally portable.  I invest my best resources in my spirit, soul and body. The next circle out consists of things that … Continue reading

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First Priority Resources Part 2


While I relegated body and soul to using scavenged resources to enhance their position, the best resources are reserved for my spirit. Clearly the task of investing in my spirit is the most challenging of the three tasks, simply because … Continue reading

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