A Tall Tower, Born and Raised in West Philadelphia

Genesis 11:1-9 (NIV) Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. As people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar. Then they said, “Come, let […]

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Dedication and Consistency

I had this idea that I would be able to continue to post meaningful content for years as long as I was dedicated and consistent in my effort. After only 5 or 6 months I have now found it difficult to maintain the output of information that I wanted to create. Part of it is […]

Cell Phone Etiquette

We have all done it. At some point we have broken a cell phone etiquette rule. We pull out our phones when standing around talking to our friends, and then watched the domino effect as everyone else follows suit. The act of checking our phones has become contagious; like the flue, yawning, or rubbing your […]

Change Your Perspective

I came across this video recently and it blew my mind. Have you ever seem something that made so much sense, but that you had never thought of before? We have all seen models of our solar system before. We have all seen the artist renderings in our middle school science books. We all know that the planets, […]

Are you a real U.S. citizen?

The Christian Science Monitor has put a copy of the U.S. Citizenship test online so that regular, U.S. born folk can test their knowledge and see if they could/would pass the test. I have several co-workers trying to complete their citizenship who were curious how us ‘dumb Americans’ would do on the test. I won’t […]

Coincidence v. Chaos

My friend M. Rockmore, who wrote one of the most viewed posts on this blog has been working on a new project called posiFocus. The creators of this site are looking to lift up all the positive stories out there on the interwebs. It will be a place where we can go and be reminded […]