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Jeff Prillaman
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VaTenor: I write and think deeply about: music, ministry, politics, leadership, technology & family. I am a Professional Tenor, Cisco Solutions Architect, Arts Advocate, Minister, Father
VaTenor: I write and think deeply about: music, ministry, politics, leadership, technology & family. I am a Professional Tenor, Cisco Solutions Architect, Arts Advocate, Minister, Father

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Social Systemic Failures are personal: Enough of "we can do better"
If your reaction to systemic social fails(homelessness, arts, education, community) is... "we" can fix it, then you proceed to mandate others' changes to fix things... you are part of problem, not solution. From churches, to community associations, to loca...

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I am NOT fat. I am NOT morbidly obese. SUMO awesomeness.
Learning to say the word fat has been a huge part of my emotional journey. I am not morbidly obese, nor am I fat. I have  # morbidobesity  and I have fat.  I am a specific beloved firstborn child of Christ. I am fearfully and wondrously made, a little lower...

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Shack perspective on authority
Chain of authority vs circle of relationship. We choose.  Others will likely use and abuse us. God will not. Human paradigm is authority and rule and governance.  Gods paradigm is relationship and love.  Omnipotence doesn't require authority. It is authorit...

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The ABCs of beating morbid obesity.
# morbidobesity   -- how to lose weight.   A- accept that you have a problem. Acknowledge it to family and friends. Accountability will be key. B- Believe in yourself and your ability to be a new person living in a new way. C- Create the new future one day ...

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Hope and Change. Yes I can.
The chart you see, represents a 3 year journey pre surgery reality check as of 2/8/17 My weight loss is 90lbs... Everything about my life "health" is better these days.. I conduct more, I sing more... I enjoy eating more.  Every day is an opportunity and a ...

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How could I vote for Trump?
"How could I vote for Trump? he asked"  It was a serious conversation between two long time colleagues with respect for one another...  Summary Answer: I voted for the devil that I don't know, over the devil that I did know... based on my hope for change, a...

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Totalitarian tolerance of free speech.
If you terminate dialogue and discussion with those who disagree with you... that is not tolerance or supporting free speech. That is the behavior of totalitarians/autocracy.  On personal note: If you stop talking/living/working with me or others because we...

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President Obama's protest perspective.
For everyone getting set to protest on Inauguration Day... what the heck are you protesting? If it is your "belief" that Trump will be a terrible president... or your belief that Hillary should have won... too bad, so sad... elections have consequences. Now...

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Trump effect on feelings of conservatives
# PoliticalReality  is this. I feel a need to fully and completely explain my conservative positions and my vote for Trump. I don't like him but in the end it didn't matter...  Even if I reject the premise of being less due to conservatism... I can't just i...

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Farewell President Obama
Thank you for your service President Obama. I recognize that you meant well. Your family is beautiful. I pray that your future will hold the hope and change you seek. I pray that God will bless you as you seek his direction.
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