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Babylon Two – Alternative

 Babylon Two Alternative   Many must live in the Empire, that is obvious. There are no alternatives.  We are told that we should pray for a blessing on the Empire and build a house. In other words – live. It is also true that we must c…

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Babylon One

 Babylon One There are those that I call ‘the alternative’ and they can be a nuisance to Empire because they have a different value system, and an allegiance to a different Kingdom. Yet they have no choice but to live in the Empire, but they need …

Caleb Versus the Minimum

 Caleb Versus the Minimum. I am always puzzled by people who lack vision, people who are content as to what they are and where they are. It is something I find hard to understand. Maybe I was dropped on my head! Yet, it seems most people are just …

Why Should the Government do it All?

 Why Should the Government do it All?  The first thing to say, of course, in response to the question posed by the heading is that they do not.  I am writing down these thoughts in answer to some who always complain that feeding the hung…

The Expectation of Gratefulness and its Difficulties

 The expectation of gratefulness and its difficulties Watching a section of the press and then the comments of others who have difficulties in understanding the problem of thankfulness and an inability to emphasise and walk in another’s shoes lead…

Let Me Clarify

Let Me Clarify I feel I need to state what I believe to be the whole problem with the points-based system and Illegal immigration.Reasons why I have a problem:1. Such a system is totally selfish.  It really does not take account of the needs of th…

Have You Allowed Your Training to Put You in a Box?

Have You Allowed Your Training to Put You in a Box?Don’t get me wrong. I am very much in favour of training and I believe Dr Donald Howard’s comment that, “Education is life and you never finish learning.” When I was in college, one of my German roomma…

The Spirit Level

The Spirit LevelOver the years I have listened to Politicians quote from this book and thought to myself, very clever but that is not your quote we have read the same book.Going past the current debate on leaving the EU though one does have to consider…

Only Remembered Because …

Only remembered because…Recently, I was told that answered prayer is not a reality. “It’s just one of those coincidences.”  To counteract their argument, I quoted a complicated story of what for me was an amazing answer to prayer. Here is my story…