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When Frailty Hits Home(0)

April 1, 2020

We do enjoy our own and each other’s high achievements. In sport, artistic endeavours, economic benchmarks, scientific breakthroughs, newly-married love all provide us with delight, awe and wonder, and give us a sense that all is right with the world.

We’d love to think that these times of achievement and joy are available to everyone.… More

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R.I.P. Death of a Computer



It’s still magic, even if you know how it’s done.

– Terry Pratchett, 1948-2015

A Hat Full of Sky



Artwork by Felicity Ann Nettles

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

– Arthur Clarke, 1917-2008
British science writer and inventor

Profiles of the Future

It was a quiet summer morning in 2018.… More

A Christmas Letter

Two thousand years ago, a special baby was born far away in a town called Bethlehem. The baby’s name was Jesus. His parents were travelling at the time of his arrival, and the only shelter for them was a place where animals were kept.… More

One by One

Everything I have is a gift from God, and He’s taking the gifts back one by one.

-- My friend’s comment on the aging process, 2016.

As the days, weeks, months, and even years fly by, my friend’s comment resonates deeply.… More

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