About the Jump in Safety Violations
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About the Jump in Safety Violations

The Plant Manager (PM) was not a happy man. Occupying the space in front of his desk, and looking quite uncomfortable were his Safety Coordinator (SC), his Operations Manager (OM), and three shift supervisors. “I thought you were going to improve our safety record,” said the Plant Manager, looking at the Safety Coordinator. “Instead, safety…

A Far Away Incarnation
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A Far Away Incarnation

When humanity finally figured out a way to reach the stars, and found intelligent life there, there was an inevitable result. Missionaries. Some of the missionaries were sensitive an helpful, in their own way. Some, not so much. For Delbert, the landing on the newly discovered planet was inevitable. There weren’t that many, but even…

Thankful in All Things
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Thankful in All Things

In everything, give thanks. At every time, even when it’s time to do something unpleasant, In every place, even where you don’t want to go, In every way, even sometimes in ways you find strange, For every one, even the people you really don’t like, For every privilege, even those you’d rather not acknowledge, For…

Weariness
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Weariness

Why? Why? … says Jacob. … asks Israel. My Lord doesn’t even notice As justice slinks away. Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard? Eternal God, Creator of the Universe Doesn’t tire Doesn’t wear out. Just try to find something God doesn’t understand! Giving strength to the weary Great power to the powerless Even the young…

Like David (A Meditation on Psalm 51)
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Like David (A Meditation on Psalm 51)

Like David, I can   Approach God Because God is Giving Loving Forgiving Fully cleansing.   Confess Because I am a Sinner Displeaser Prisoner Veteran wrongdoer.   Rejoice Because God Teaches Enlightens Washes Songs restores.   Be restored Because God is Creator Restorer Granter Willing deliverer.   Proclaim Because I’m Singing Praising Sacrificing Witness giving.…

Neither – Nor
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Neither – Nor

There is, says Paul … Neither Jew nor Greek yet they have different histories different ways of life different languages different cultures Neither slave nor free yet they still have different backgrounds different economic status different concerns different ways of living. Neither male nor female yet we have different physiologies different psychologies different interests different…

The Dependable Assassin
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The Dependable Assassin

In the history books he received just a brief mention. He was called Rutahgren (accented on the ah, though few people knew). If he was given any sort of title, it was “the Destroyer.” He was credited with assassinating Almar the Just around a century ago, following which there had been two or three decades…