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Does Science Conflict With Christianity and the Bible? Not Directly.

I started listening to the Phil Vischer podcast recently. 
It's really interesting because here is this guy with a dry wit and quirky humor and he's really very well versed in biblical truth. Then he brings on people who know quite a bit too. They banter back and forth and in between saying nothing about everything they begin to say some very profound things.

One such example that got me thinking enough to comment on the post was Episode 80.

http://philvischer.com/the-phil-vischer-podcast/thanksgiving-walmart-and-science-vs-the-bible-with-john-walton/#comment-67151

 I'm just finding the podcast now and listening to older episodes. I came across this one and wanted to put my two cents in. I was REALLY interested in the conversation and topics brought up.

Interesting Conversation: Science vs Christianity; are they opposed?

Skye poses this question.
“Science posits “Uniformitarianism”, that all natural laws are what they are and do not change. It is the basis for discovery and makin…

The Hedgehog & The Sweet Spot. Finding Your Unique Place In This World.

Have you ever been doing something so long you just do it because that's what you do?
It's like you just walk through the motions in life, trying each new thing that comes along, never really finding... traction. Your engine is running, but your tires are just spinning. You aren't going anywhere.

It's like you are busier and busier but you accomplish less and less.

What you need to do is find your inner Hedgehog!
Once upon a time, there was a hedgehog and a fox. The hedgehog was not smarter than the fox, faster than the fox, more talented than the fox or craftier than the fox. But the hedgehog did have one thing he was good at. It was that one thing that saved his life over and over and eventually led him to outlast and out perform the fox. Read on to find out what you can learn from Little H, the Hedgehog, about success and simplicity.



The Story Of Two Competitors: A Fox and A Hedgehog
There once was a little Hedgehog who's name was Little H. One day the Hedgehog wan…

Three tips for creating an effective and intriguing logline or elevator pitch

03/31/2014 The Perfect Elevator Pitch (Also Called a Logline)
I came across this article from "The Write Practice" about creating a perfect logline or elevator pitch. The last place I saw an explanation this simple yet thorough was "Writing Fiction For Dummies", (Affiliate Link). I wanted to archive this information for my later reference. The following is on excerpt from the article.

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The Nitty-Gritty
Final tips for creating an effective and intriguing logline:
Start with your protagonist. Who or what leads the action of the story? In Star Wars, that’s obvious: Luke Skywalker. But what about an ensemble film like Pulp Fiction? IMDB has a great logline for Tarantino’s film: “The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.”With a logline, you really need to think about your verb. Steer clear of the infinitive “to be.” Look at the Lion King example above: tricked—flees—abandons.…

Prodigal Son Returns

03/09/201 Writing Practice
Prodigal Son Story Idea...
Idea Sparked by this Devotional:

https://www.bible.com/users/darrellwolfe/reading-plans/28-joseph-prince?day=117&user_id=darrellwolfe&version=1

My Journal Entry:

What if... What if the prodigal son came home as a son, just like the story goes. Then afterward the Father convinces the brother to treat him as family, as guest, and feed and shelter him, but still all the "things" of the household belong to the older brother. There is no inheritance left for the younger one, his was spent.  What happens next? Could he, having learned from his mistakes, take a job. Not on his families estate because he doesn't want his Brother to feel taken from. From a local estate that knows the family. Maybe he even takes a job in a different form altogether, like in the market. With that job he tried to pay his brother for his keep but "duty" prevents him from accepting anything from younger brother. So he saves, and saves,…

Dr Leona Tesla PHD Organizational Behavior from Harvard. Case studies that turn the tide in her research.

03/23/2014 Writing Practice




They started cropping up everywhere. It was one thing to have a healing line at a Church and have people healed of unverified things, "feeling better" didn't really account for a miracle in her mind. But this latest phenomenon was something else. She wasn't sure what yet, but it was something else.

Dr. Leona Tesla received her PHD in Organizational Behavior from Harvard.
http://www.hbs.edu/doctoral/areas-of-study/organizational-behavior/Pages/default.aspx
The Organizational Behavior program is presented jointly by the faculty of Harvard Business School and the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The program combines training in the theory and methods of psychology and sociology, the study of business administration, and empirical research on organizational phenomena. Students have the choice of focusing their research at either the micro (i.e. psychological, interpersonal) or macro (i.e. sociological, organizational) l…

How One Penny Cost Me More Than It Was Worth! A Lesson In Simple Solutions To Complicated Problems.

If you don't deal with a small problem, it can create bigger ones! I had one little penny cause me more trouble than it was worth... LITERALLY!

In this article you will find out what the problem was, how I fixed it, and how you can be inspired to find a simple solution to your life's complicated problems too.





A Short Story, Pun Intended:
So I bought a 2001 Honda Odyssey and the radio was out because the fuse was blown. It had 230,000 miles and it was in good condition otherwise. I figured the fuse just blew because it was out there sitting for awhile. Didn't think much of it, put a new fuse in. The radio worked again, all was well.

Or so I thought...

Then, over the last year, the weirdest things would happen with fuses. Several fuses, four specific ones, would blow at different times and for no apparent reason. They all seemed to be unrelated.

All would be fine for days, weeks, months, and then another would blow, unexpectedly. This last week I had three fuses all next to each o…

Conflict and Plot

Conflict and Plot
How to Develop Your Plot With Three-Dimensional ConflictbyEmily Wenstrom

Is an interesting article. She talks about the need for three dimensions of conflict in order to develop plot.

1. External-world conflict
2. External-personal conflict
3. Internal conflict

It was a quick read, but very informative for me as a writer.

You need all three to have a story deep enough to be interesting. To read more click here



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How you too can handle unexpected-unwanted set backs, and come out on top!

Sometimes God Has A Plan You Can't SeeDirty. Hard. Work. Those are words I associate with physical labor.

Surprise. That is generally not something I want or like.

Delay. This is what I do, when I don’t want to do what I need to do.

So it was not a great moment when my vacation out of state was interrupted by my neighbor’s email telling me that there was a deluge (a flood) coming from my front yard.

He had to turn the main water off to my house. 

Here is how I dealt with that, and the lessons I learned.



The Flood Story.So I got home from vacation and found out that it was the sprinkler system mains that broke not the main’s to the house. That was not what I wanted to hear, because the main to the house is the cities bill, the mains to my sprinkler is MY bill. But I turned off the main’s to the sprinkler and turned the house mains back on.

I looked at it with a water guy from the city and he told me to un-bury the side that broke, should be an easy fix. Easy for him to say, I’ve spent my …

Darrell's Reading List


Here are some books I've been reading lately:
  • Hacker: The Outlaw Chronicles (here) by Ted Dekker (Author). The story of a young Hacker girl, who went on a wild adventure into the supernatural realm beyond trying to save her mom, but saved her self too in the process.
  • Saint: A Paradise Novel (here) by Ted Dekker (Author). He's an assassin, or is he? He finds a secret to his past that unlocks supernatural abilities, at a cost.
  • For a full list of all my book suggestions, see my Amazon Store.

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