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Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:10-13 KJV

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Not a Caterpillar - It Depends on How We View Things

This is not a caterpillar. If we argue for a while about what kind of caterpillar it is, or whether another name is more appropriate, we will continue to miss what it is. Our eyes feeds the information to our brains, but but brains look without seeing at times.

Once I put a big comb in a paper bag and closed the top. I asked kids to reach in. I said, "It has big teeth, but it will not bite you." All they heard was big teeth. Nobody had any interest in reaching in, because each child was influenced by fear. I am sure many adults had visions of those big teeth - a big dead insect? Imaginations run pretty wild at times when stoked by fear.

I am quite sure yesterday marked the turning point in America. The fear messages are being replaced by the facts, such as a common antibiotic being highly effective against the Chinese flu virus.

Another simple fact is that the amount of Chinese travel is directly related to outbreaks around the world. Those travels were severely curtailed early in America, when everyone was jived about impeachment.

Fear is irrational. Why would everyone need a cartload of TP? Why are hand sanitizers valued far above soap, when soap is just as effective, perhaps more so?

Listen carefully to the mainstream media - and do the opposite. That is wisdom.

PS - That is a row of little birds. Look at the beaks and tails.

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People are still shocked that I can do everything from an old computer.