Boomtown Grovers – Not Goliath

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Fantasy Premiere League teams are being formed around the globe.  My team is named for my neighborhood coffee shop and a formula for finding things. Boomtown is a local coffee shop branded with an adventurous promise of joyous success. Grover’s algorithm is about intentional concessions to meaningfully pursue the hope of finding what you are looking for. What is behind the buzz for competitors is the principle of indirect companionship through a shared interest.  This is especially true for someone like me who has the often awkward task of trying to talk …

Urgent Mortality P.L.U.S.

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The Summer Day ~ Mary Oliver Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down- who is gazing around with her enormous and complicated eyes. Now she lifts her pale forearms and thoroughly washes her face. Now she snaps her wings open, and floats away. I don’t …

How I became a Jesus follower…

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2007 Ken’s curiosity about “the story of what moments or events led you to Christianity” Ken is one of those friends you make in life that just sticks. I haven’t heard anything from Ken (or him from me) since we were marines in the ‘80s. He is now in New Mexico. We recently reconnected via the web and were interested in who each of us have become in the last couple of decades. I sent this blog address and a brief description of life with Karla (http://www.marinekar.blogspot.com/) …