The robot will never have the ability to believe in something.

On Digital Revolution by Klaus Schwab Quote from Time Jan 25 ’16 We are at a big tipping point of a whole variety of interconnected technological breakthroughs:  robots, drones, intelligent cities, artificial intelligence, brain research.  What differentiates the fourth industrial… (READ MORE)

The Martian

The Martian Finally, I went to see the movie. The movie’s main theme is the survival of one human being, Mark Watney (Matt Damon), abandoned on Mars .  . In the year 2035 the crew of the Ares III were… (READ MORE)

Born Blind

Lord, I can see now. The powers that be tell me that you are a sinner. “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know.  I was blind but now I see.”  (John 9:25) … (READ MORE)

Merry Christmas!

The meaning of Christmas is like a mustard seed. When we first hear it as a child, it is just a story – a cute baby Jesus lying in a manger surrounded by animals, shepherds, angels and wise men from… (READ MORE)

Seize the day

I read Luke 5 this morning.  Jesus called his first disciples at the Lake of Gennesaret.  After  seeing Jesus performing a miracle, Peter was afraid and told Him “Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man!” Jesus told him, “Don’t be… (READ MORE)

Jeremiah 5 – What will You do in the end?

Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful and have grown fat and sleek.  Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek Justice. They do not promote the case… (READ MORE)

Painting the fruit

Color decisions – body color – body shadows – highlights & reflected lights (how & where) – reserve enough time to finish each piece of fruit at 1 sitting.  — easier to blend colors while still wet. [determine the body… (READ MORE)

Restoration of Jerusalem Walls

The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.  When I heard these things, I sat down and wept.  For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven.”  Nehemiah… (READ MORE)

My Inheritance

“Now these are the areas the Israelites received as an inheritance in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun and the heads of the tribal clans of Israel allotted to them.”  Joshua 14:1 “So on… (READ MORE)