GUEST POST from Don: Classified Documents

Disclaimer:  This article is (hopefully) 100% non-political. As a loyal American (can you say that and not be political?), I am disturbed by the lack of control our national agencies have over classified documents.  It seems there are tens of thousands of people (see below) who can get their hands on such documents, but no system is …
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GUEST POST from Don: Future You Needs A Friend

You can be your own best friend to your future self.  Honestly, there is no better thing you can do than invest in yourself.  Your future self NEEDS you. All this means is a small increase in intentional savings.  However, HOW you save is incredibly significant.  You will need gobs and gobs of cash when you retire, especially if …
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GUEST POST from Don: Feeling Understood

Recently I was listening to a discussion about how people think on “Hidden Brain,” a radio program.  What I heard amazed and perplexed. According to one researcher, for couples there exists a gap between being understood and FEELING understood.  That part I get.  I often do feel misunderstood.  It could be there are reasons for that??? That aside, there …
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GUEST POST from Don: Project 12:  Starting The New Year Right  

PROJECT 12:  STARTING THE NEW YEAR RIGHT    Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV) says: “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”   These always …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 20

Sunday 9th October 2022. We slept in a little late today which was unusual for us. Being a Saturday night last night, it was pretty busy and the hotel was packed out this morning with people all over the place. There quite a lot of foreign-speaking guests in the hotel. My guess is that they …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 19

Saturday 8th October 2022. Went down for our normal breakfast. Being the weekend, the hotel was quite full and there were people all over the place in the dining area. We found a table, put our stuff on it and went to grab some food. All OK and excellent as nearly all HIEs breakfasts were. …
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GUEST POST from Don: Awe!  Aah!  Ooh!

That’s Christmas! The Baby in the last place you’d expect…The angels proclaiming His birth…The shepherds coming to worship the Newborn King… Awe!  Aah!  Ooh! Have you ever experienced AWE?  Has it ever brought you to tears?  Has it changed your life? I’ve been to Niagara Falls.  It was awe-inspiring.  I could not stop staring at it, thinking about the thunderous roar, …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 18

Friday 7th October 2022. We were a little tired when we pulled in last night, so it was no surprise that we had a good night’s sleep. We went downstairs and had a long lazy breakfast. As with all Holiday Inns, there was terrific breakfast offering virtually anything you wanted – British style of course. …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 17

Thursday 6th October 2022. Woke up to sunny blue skies and fluffy clouds. We had a nice breakfast and headed south down the A12 trunk road for London. Well, we were going as far as the M25 which is essentially the London Ring Road which goes all the way around London and is 125 miles …
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GUEST POST from David: UK Vacation, Sept. 2022 – Day 16

Wednesday 5th October 2022. We left the Holiday Inn at 8:15am got onto the M1 again and headed south towards London. After half an hour, we branched off onto the A14 headed into East Anglia region of eastern England. There we hit a bit of stop – go delay at the start but the traffic …
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