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I Mean Every Word I Say

by Dewey Compton
I'm stepping into the shower and this thought enters my mind: One of the activities in Heaven will be seeing all the people who touched our life through Jesus on Earth and those we touched through Jesus and the impact across the globe and universe. It's going to blow our minds. That's probably why we are getting new bodies and minds.Just a quick thought.
I'm showering and Alexia plays my music. Then a song comes on from a band many of you have probably never heard. Any Adam Again fans out there?
I remember my first encounter with them. I was with Carl Melton and we went to Knott's Berry Farm Jubilee which was a huge night of concerts of Christian Bands. It had to have been December 31, 1989.
We met Gene Eugene at their table. He was so down to earth and friendly. He gave Carl and me a free tee Shirt. It was a white Tee with a simple black Tree and Adam Again under it based on the song Treehouse. (That wasn't the song that came on though although it…

CoVid - Today's Ursa?

by Dewey Compton
After Earth, with Will Smith and his real-life son Jaden Smith is a film from 2013 about a father and a son going on a journey to change and grow in relationship. It's about healing brokenness in family, dealing with blame from past mistakes in a post-apocalyptic action film from director M. Night Shyalamam who co-wrote with Gary Whitta.

It's also about battling an alien monster who finds us by "sensing" the pheromones released from us when we choose fear. One of the famous lessons we can learn from the film happens when General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) explains to his son Kitai Raige (Jaden) a life-saving lesson: 


“Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is the product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Now do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice.” "We are all telling ourselves a story a…