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Taking Risks to Grow Spiritually
ARK
August 14th, 2019 11:14 am
So I saw this guy preaching yesterday at Kerry Shook's Church, Woodlands Church. He said when he was a kid, his dad was somewhat influential, & played golf at the country club. One day, one of his golf buddies approached him for some money. In exchange, he offered some ownership in a... Read More
Professional
New Economy Service Trends
ARK
August 14th, 2019 10:58 am
There seems to be a trend in physical services, mirroring that in intangible services, like software, where you don't own the underlying assets. An e.g. is Uber. Or AirBnB. There's a weird side to this model. People start to not own things. That means the underlying physical asset owners, &... Read More
Professional
Protests in Hong Kong
ARK
August 12th, 2019 1:18 am
Hong Kong. Like Paris, & perhaps London before, I'd never thought I'd see this much anarchy. What's driving the dissent at this stage? Is it a real thirst for freedom or are protesters now just simply running amok for the fun of it? What's also interesting is the fact that so far, the police... Read More
Politics
God’s Unusual Approaches
ARK
July 19th, 2019 3:53 am
When I read the Bible, I am sometimes left without words. The sheer audacity of some of the things I read in there…things a modern intellectual/educated/logical mind will struggle with. Here are a few The thought that God exists. Now that alone, for starters, is where many falter.The... Read More
General
Life Expectancy vs Child Mortality Rates
ARK
July 19th, 2019 2:26 am
Part of the low average life expectancy we see in Nigeria is due to high child mortality rates. Child mortality rates affect how life expectancy is calculated. I wondered about this for sometime, until today, when I was watching the David Rubenstein show on Bloomberg. He interviewed Dr.... Read More
General
OneNote for Android Dark Mode
ARK
July 16th, 2019 10:07 pm
I just noticed my OneNote for Android has dark mode enabled. I'd read from reports in April that this was coming, and that it would mirror the theme settings on the PC connected to the same account, but my PC OneNote is currently set to the Light theme. The dark theme isn't perfect though. It... Read More
General
Listen to His Voice
ARK
July 10th, 2019 2:13 pm
The world is full of all sorts of voices. Some good, some bad, some neutral. The voice of God trumps all. There is safety & assurance in listening to it. Joshua 1:8 (KJV)  This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou... Read More
General
Unique Insight Into Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Scheme
ARK
July 2nd, 2019 9:28 pm
If you've got the appetite for a medium length read: here's an interesting analysis of Nigeria's fuel subsidy scheme, from a unique perspective. https://businessday.ng/columnist/article/which-states-are-losing-from-fuel-subsidies/ By Nonso Obikili. -- My Summary Whoever consumes... Read More
Politics
Modern Living Risks – Food
ARK
July 1st, 2019 2:37 am
I've often thought that modern living isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Titanium Dioxide in candy for kids? Just to make it shiny? Wow. Read more here: 'I wash all my food like crazy': scientists voice concern about... Read More
General
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