Archive for September, 2005

Anna Salter understands how sexual predators think and operate. She has spent over two decades studying, interviewing, and treating sexual offenders and their victims. Her book, Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders : Who They Are, How They Operate, and How We Can Protect Ourselves and Our Children, is an accessible, powerful work that […]

Meeting with 2 Mormon Missionaries

Posted: 27th September 2005 by Mark in Religion/Church, Significant

Doug asked me to post this email I sent out about a meeting I had last night with 2 Mormon missionaries: This is a long post, but worth it if you’re interesting in understanding how Mormon Missionaries operate… Last night, Jason St. Jean, Rob Merchant, and myself had the opportunity to listen to 2 Mormon […]

Ruth

Posted: 16th September 2005 by LegoDoug in Doug, Family Members, Home Life, Movies, Religion/Church, Uncategorized

Thursday night (I realize it’s now officially Friday), I was blessed to attend a New Life Fine Arts musical production of Ruth. Ruth is one of my absolute favorite parts of the Bible (I named a daughter after Naomi, Ruth’s mother-in-law),* and one of the most deeply moving and touching illustrations of God’s plan of […]

For those of us who grew up reading the Star Fleet Technical Manual and the Next Generation Technical Manual, the development of real world technology that works just like on Star Trek is always fascinating. One example of this is cell phones, which, in function and actual physical design, work just like Captain Kirk’s [pardon […]

It’s Officially Christmas Season

Posted: 13th September 2005 by LegoDoug in Doug, Family Members, Home Life, Rants, Uncategorized

It is Tuesday, September 13, 2005, and the Christmas season has officially begun. How do I know this? (Click the photo to enlarge, or just go out to your own mailbox.) Today I retrieved the mail to find Christmas catalogs from both L. L. Bean and eToys. :: sigh :: I remember countless years of […]

Man with a Backhoe

Posted: 13th September 2005 by LegoDoug in Cool Sites/BLOGs, Home Life, Technology

For anyone who tried to post/read the Wilcox Family BLOG yesterday, we were affected by the power outage in Los Angeles. When I noticed our mail server was down, I started to file a help request, and got to this page: Urgent Notice: 9/12/2005 Currently there is a Major Power Outage that has affected Los […]

For the record, I intend this topic to be a discussion starter. I don’t have any misgivings about Sovereignty or Election, but I won’t pretend to have all the answers, either. I do not think that many Christians think about God’s sovereignty until it is too late—something happens that embitters them and they throw in […]