A year and ten days. Noah and his close family – 8 persons in all – were locked in for a year and ten days. They couldn’t go to the grocery store, or walk in their back yard, or call a friend to talk. There were no on-line church services or computer games. A year and ten days with his family in a football field sized shoe box full of smelly animals.
I suppose we could call it the Chinese Cold Virus, or maybe the Cold War of 2020. Our “social distancing” quarantine The Great Wall of COVID-19. The COVID-19 cold virus is a modified cold virus that escaped laboratories in China apparently through bats (see COVID-19 Emergence) sold in a “wet” meat market near the research…
If you are now or are considering buying Internet services from Frontier, you should be aware of their treatment of their customers. Also be aware that Comcast provides faster service 600/600 for $30/month (not 50/50 for $60) with no extra fees for routers that were never delivered, or “taxes” due from the corporation, not the consumer.
We often miss the importance of a customer service person who can truly help us, in spite of ourselves. There was a time, long ago, when Microsoft had the very best people. This is an account of one of those amazing stories where a perceptive Microsoft customer service agent went beyond amazing to help his customer.
It is not the rites and ceremonies of religions that satisfy our most intimate needs, nor do those empower us to help others and win souls. All the religiousness in the world cannot deliver one Muslim from slavery to the hate, poverty, and violence that defines Islam. All the intelligence and Christian philosophy in the world cannot deliver one from the philosophies of the Eastern religions – I have never seen anyone argued into heaven.
Only the love of God can deliver, and it is transferred to us by the Spirit of God during our time spent in communion with him.