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What Makes a Rookie of the Year?
"I did some research looking into what really makes a rookie of the year and really three things really came stood out to me. One is opportunity right. You have to actually have minutes significant minutes in a significant role on your team. And if you look over the last couple of years for the rookie of the year race you're going to see that at twenty seven minutes a game seems to be the the threshold that we're looking at for players right now. Two thousand nineteen. It was twenty seven. Point eight doesn't eighteen was thirty minutes a game. And so the first thing that we're we're scouring is is this player going to get significant like starter minutes and a great role on their teams very difficult to crack rookie of the year. No matter how talented you are without those minutes the second key metric is really points per game so in two thousand eighteen. The top three scored. I think sixteen point three points per game two dozen nineteen top three vote-getters for rookie of the year had fifteen point. Three points a game. Twenty twenty was only thirteen points. A game But that was in part because thirty points a game was the third highest gray mark for any rookie about season. And so if you look at the past eight years the winner is was in the top three and usually the top two and scorn for rookies of the year. So not only. Is it going to be minutes but the opportunity to actually score the basketball and does the player have the ability to be a big time scored sort of the next thing that we're gonna look at at it also found that If you go back and sort of look at some of the work that kevin pelton is done at espn Fr- almost every season. The combined averages of points rebounds assists per game when you add those averages together. That's the player that's going to win the ward and then finally You know look when you're looking at rookie of the year. You're not actually talking about the player. That's gonna be the best player in five years if you go back and look at past winters. That's often just not the case. It's it's the player that's can have the most opportunity. I'm to really hit those metrics of scoring Minutes per game and then the sort of combined stats together. That's going to win work the year. And so that's going to change to me. The draft order a little bit about who we're going to handicap again for rookie of the
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"I'm not sure about the other guys but because it was on the other side of the abroad exactly do you think now that you we should uh kind of tell the cardinal cardinal maybe we should do a little yoga and stretching before had maybe bring it a physical therapist pt specialists. Let's get in and do some. You know stretch of stretchy out like they do with the nba players before the game. Like that would be hilarious. You know like a our future priests already opened up the door. They're stretching got a pizza stretching their legs out. Yeah we're almost ready. Exactly just got a few nights here. That would have definitely been beneficial. So what a lot of the priests that we've asked on the show. They distinctly remember how they felt while they were laying prostrate What was it like for you Nice dose of serenity Usually when you're serving the masses you might think Or even in attendance on this long litany of saints. Yes it was very loud for me. It was quite short really. Yeah but i remember and kinda weird with this. I'm thinking of all this angels and saints like our boy john baptist. I pray for..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"You know so. That's that's the movement. That's the spirit of of conversing clergy. And it's an. I let the people know you're part of the conversation so we're going to read your cheer chats. We're going to. We're going to look at your questions now. We can't do every single one now. It used to be able to do that but now he gets you many. They moved so quickly and they move quickly. And it's like oh. I can't i can't keep up you know And i just. I don't see that there. I see a lot of the stuff that that priests do is mostly prerecorded. And that's not a criticism. By the way i guess what i'm saying is we're i think we're filling a niche first and foremost for our parish. So we are directed in partnership with our parish but But also if people want to engage in that in that conversation. Because i think that there's a couple of things that we're doing that are very special number one is that we we do have prese coming together just having conversation about whatever the topic. Maybe yes we bring in guests sometimes laity like last night or a couple nights ago we had our youth coordinator come in and it was like a youth night so that was a lot of fun So there's want that's that's one thing and the other thing is that we are providing Pete away for people to interact with us live which carries with it some risk..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"Which kind of makes things easier. Actually because here at saint bart's we have hispanic but only half mexican you know so. It's complex okay. But they're you know getting to know them that there is a kind of a kind of a simplicity and a devotion to family and I remember going into people's homes and blessing their homes and having meals with them and Just really enjoying that aspect of being a pastor you know it actually says in kello- that pasture must visit families like so you're telling me to go in and and have meals with people. Yeah i can do that so and but there's a strain. There's attention there as a pastor. In and i was learning that that tension between the administration and being present most importantly in the sacraments and then getting to know the people so that was difficult for me to strike that balance because administration can literally swallow up everything it can swallow up everything because that tends to be that attends to attend to fill that as being more urgent than the other things you know you know so So you know in a lot in either part of it as my first assignment was just learning and having to learn fast and making mistakes that i wouldn't make now but would be typical mistakes of new pasture and you know in really relying on my mentor. Who at the time was He was monsignor shells now. He's auxiliary bishop and he was very helpful to those. I those first years at At resurrection and he held calmed down. Because again another thing is kind of like with parents with an assault again. They're very careful with everything ono. The baby fell down. Did he panic. And now the baby falls and you know if he's not crying that's okay and so you know making making mistakes and those mistakes seeming much bigger than they actually are or certain crises that come up and it's like no no no by now here like here at saint bartholomew if the similar crisis comes up..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"I was asking for. I said i need a fiat. I need the grace to be like the virgin mary to say let it be done to me. According to your word is really what i want from you. Lord if you can be so generous to give that to me and So so he gave it. So you find out your assignment. Yeah the night before your ordained now. Soon your whole family's there. Oh yeah yeah. I even have my grandparents. I had aunts and uncle had some cousins. Yeah yeah so is beautiful. Now you have some time off first before you have to report to your assigned perish would would you do in that point. We had about a month at the time so it was kind of a standard thing kind of lollygag around for a month. You know but but the reason. I think a lot of the reasons is because priests will celebrate masses yes thanksgiving at different parishes So yeah so. I'll celebrated my first mass at saint lawrence. I remember it was my first maso. I totally blanked out before right before the sign of the cross. I think and i had some some good priests who were there like father. Peter was there From eight m kingsville and he looked at me and he says relaxed chris relax..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"That's one thing we're trying to get on the show. We're trying to get a former episcopalian has become a catholic priest. We can get one. we should get. I would recommend father chuck off So in fact he's been on our in our studio at With the conversing clergy conversations. In fact we're going to have him on even more so he's definitely open to it. Okay well get details after father. Chuck yeah thank you and so when you broke up with the girlfriend and you finally decide. Okay i'm one hundred percent in. You still had difficulty though with the discernment process of doors. I did when i went to When i went to am I have found that one thing i discovered was. I wasn't yet ready to make that next up out. It was still a hang up for me and Also another part of what made it difficult. Was that apparently women. Go to an ems well and they also go to the campus ministry. You know So i met a lot of great women And the question was coming back up again. I would like to date this person. And i became friends with a lot of great women and there was attraction there and pull as as there should be great environment like that People of faith at the women that are interested in men to have that practice the faith. Yes oh it was great for that. In fact i know a lot of friends Who who got to know each other and not in are now happily married and faithful catholics right. And so i'm like i am. I really serious about this and So yeah it took a couple of years. Father david condo again. He helped me out a lot. And then just the natural progression of being involved in ministries. So i was teaching bible study. I was helping out with the pro-life ministry I did a little bit of ministry. Visiting the juvenile detention center nearby and so young and then having some very powerful and important pits pivot moment pivotal moments in my prayer life Where the lord was asking me you know will you. Will you do this. And this is all during college. This is all during college so your college was still. It was being paid for by your parents. Yes because you are not yet in the seminary right exactly. So they're are paying for my discernment. Yes so worked out. Well so yeah. Did your family. Have your parents have any difficulty with you choosing the priesthood. I know you said your mom. Yeah she's no. They were very supportive along my mother and my father My mother was definitely saying prayers for me. And i remember with my dad. He was always very supportive. And i think the one thing that was hard for them of course was the separation at the separation. Felt different than from me just going to college and the separation is is you know for one thing was going into the seminary and going in and not being able to visit as much as i could. Yes there is a conta- a more of a discipline of i don't wanna say isolation but i would say Kind of a cloistered sort of environments going into the seminary that so that a man can be free to discern and learn with greater intensity so that was kinda tough and also. I would say that with my dad. He'd he knew he knew the priests at the parish at saint lawrence He was a sacriston and volunteer. In so many ways he got to know the priests behind the scenes he talk to them in the sacristy and so his concern was that i would suffer a lot because he's got the priesthood is not the easiest life..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"When when a man begins to think about his future and family in east and he's dating and all of that i was that was the course i was that was going on. Have any girlfriends. I did have a couple. Yeah i had a couple of I'd say one in one high school and then one in college. So and the the the woman i was dating in college we broke up In a way that very few women experience in that is because their boyfriend wants to be a priest said it was on good terms and it was. It wasn't because we had conflicts or just were moving apart. Well no. we're going to break up. Because i'm discerning. The priesthood the Was it hard for her. It was hard. It was hard for because we had a good. We had a good relationship with a great relationship and so it was like you know it's not because of any. I mean if if if relationship turned sour you're kind of happy about the break up right and Or or there's a. There's something easy about it. i should say But if it's for good terms it's there's a how did i refer sation go. Well the good thing is that it took place over time. Okay so i was already discerning But i wasn't serious yet so she knew that that might be something. That's on the horizon But then when. I made the decision and i said yeah. We need to go ahead and And this relationship otherwise. I'm kind of wasting your time. And i need to be free to discern even more deeply this vocation. Oh while a tough tough conversations. He's just say okay. This is it. Yeah it was but at the same time she she was a woman of faith and so she was also happy You know about my belt my decision to yes so on one end. She's happy that you're finding your you know your your your vocation but at the same time just like i'm losing my boyfriend..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"Did you go to catholic school growing up. Did you know you're going to be a priest. No no. When i grew up i went to the public school with the rest of the heathens So you know it was but it was a good experience You know it probably would have been a better experience going to a catholic school if your catholic school was a good rich a good catholic school. That's rich in the faith of course But anyway no i. I went to the public school pretty much all my life even college because i went to texas a and m. and i was there for about i was studying there from a four years and then you might think that i finished my time there but i was studying engineering. So engineering is like unless unless you're really brilliant and driven us like five years to finish engineering degree so and i was doing co op working for delta airlines. So that means i spent some extra semesters working for delta airlines to get some experience in engineering anyway so then i transferred after four years. I transferred into the seminary and that was my first experience with a catholic education since holy trinity seminary is university of dallas of course and then in and then Of course saint. Mary seminary is university of saint. Thomas connected Yeah okay so when. When did the first thoughts of you becoming a priest creep in was it. Were older than this very very first time was when i was eleven years old and the i had never heard what might seem more common now which is a vocations homily. And i remember this priest preaching in and it wasn't we were out of town. We were going somewhere. I forgot where and we had to make it to masked we were traveling and we had to make the mass somewhere and so we found the spot and some town where they they. They celebrated mass at the time that we could get there. So we show up and i hear the homily and the priest is talking about how young men or boys can be called to be a priest and i didn't even think about priests coming from normal men who were not priests before they were priests hatched out of eggs. Almost like teachers like teachers. Don't have homes school that kind of thing when you're that young that's kind of how it seems yes and so i was thinking to myself. Am i call to be a priest. I think i might be called in. That was for about thirty minutes during a mass afterwards. And then when i received communion i said i'm not called to be priest. People get kinda you know fake by that. It's like a like a you know they. They they kind of turn twist at story but But that was the first time i thought about it. And of course i i didn't rule it out. It was lingering there so eleven years old and then eighteen years old. When i was on my way into college i had really. I was going through some Tribulation because i really really wanted to be one of two things either a foot. Nfl football player or an aerospace engineer. Those are the two things you know. Okay you know and and i wanted to go and become an. I wanted to go to space. So i really set some realistic goals for myself. Only chiba And so i i. Those are the two things. I wanna do now really. Nfl was a big one for me. And and so i. I was playing offensive guard or center in those who may not know with football. You may not know much about football. Basically i was the guy that had to hit somebody else..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"Father christopher yes thank you so much for being on the show. I'm glad to be here. This is super grade. And now you're used to being on camera because of your podcast. Yes very much used to it. I'm even used the same microphone So it's a very familiar environment and and even got the blue light in the background. Which is what. We've got or are conversing clergy podcasts. Or i should say you video..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"I don't know if i having countered difficulty in that. Be honest not yet really. Maybe i will but right now I don't think so for the most part. I find that the faithful. They respect our our privacy. Are you know even though you know that they have a lot of needs. They're always like other. I i really need to talk to you. But i know that you know you. Probably you know super busy. A one is the best time for you. You know they always try to to respect that. You know You know you you you have a lot of things to do and also you have friends and you have You know family. So that has. I having encountered your career as an animator as an educator. Did you find difficult letting all that go. I already had difficulty solve. You know when. I shared with you that that is the moment the crucial moment we let go. You know There was no looking back no looking back and now what happens is bad. God never wastes any talent that he gives you. You never waste anything. And that's that's something to learn Because sometimes you think you are letting go and yes. You might be letting go a job. You're not letting go of your talents. If you view offer them to the lord the lord will do something for you to use them for his glory and for the fans men's of the kingdom of god he north so graphic design. Oh my gosh. I do it every day. You still use it. Yes i do it every day to promote a different events I do logos. I even painting i paint Byzantine icons as a matter of fact. I'm doing one for a priest friend who who asked for it saying oh Saint joseph so the same and So i'm doing that. You're just loaded with talent. Well i mean i again. I just close something. Let me just something you know. Yeah sure gonna radio show no and then the other one teaching i mean come on i mean i is. Oh yeah lighters i that makes. That's a little closer yet. The spiritual director of some groups Creases hispanic. Young dolled side. I did up the tab recently with them i'm always teaching always always the homilies. I mean yes so Yeah we have a school year symbolic it's not a full school bent pre k. In lower than that. So you know the environment of school you know is still air you know here in the parish so again. I think god When you when you say lord. I trust you i i will give my life to you. E will never waste anything now looking ahead.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"Yes a small parish Probably ninety percent hispanics Both bilingual you know first generation or urge integration of hispanics Beautiful perish goodness. And i was under the leadership the pastor ship of of other tomahawk shirts. And oh my god. He is one of the most Devoted priests to their people. But i've ever encountered you know. Speaking of living saints is is Again you know when when i realized that Appraise again in as a man of god or or others and then. I see how father tom no father. Tom is anglo And he learned spanish and he fell in love with hispanic culture. And he he. He is so so wonderful to see how he interacts with with hispanics. Because you know you can see that you know. It's it's not his culture but he has admired the culture and and he sees everyone as as a as a person he sees the valley of each one. He wants them involved ye in a way you know without being too drastic he restores dignity of many of them. You know that. Are you know living through rough times as iran's anyway. I i had a blast as its impact in the people there. Oh my they fed me like crazy a mexican food without the. That's a sign of their love. It was like being back home. Oh yeah even better they.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"Okay. You're you're not You know so it's it's it's simple In that also it's a principle that helps us to live our life. You know You what seems to be complicated for the world. Like i don't know you know sell a. b. c. or You know embracing illness and suffering. You know what seems to be very complicated for the world in. Christ you know you you you see the simplicity and you fall in love like no. Don't fight it fight. It you know just accept accept and be at the service of the word. Jesus so when did you write this Composes you were in the seminary. The seminary started decisions during my breaks. during my vacations as a priest because people don't know this but pres have vacations and so we We do different things hobbies and this this has become i guess one of my hobbies and now with the pandemic those a month that month or two months three months. I forgot how many verse started. Yes yes exactly. Three months long down the log. Dan i mean. I had twenty four hours each day. So i took advantage of at zone. So you were in the seminary What was your parish life like you. I understand seminarians. Sometimes they spend time at parishes what perish you. Oh yes oh yeah. That's actually a great experience We call it a past oral year. Yes and I was at sending nasa's of loyola in spring with under father norbert madonna's parish leadership I had a blast Again you know speaking of receiving the love of the people. Oh my gosh pastoral year is just. You're just my heart was his melting. Every single day They is particularly that perishing. They love seminarians They support With their prayers they actually daily mazzy. They always pray for vacations after mass The one of the.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"What if you're still interested in entering this year. The doors are open while while this was just a test. You know it was just a test. There is no question about it. And so i enter that same year in two thousand and twelve to the seminary ole-ry at that point i was twenty nine. Twenty eight twenty nine eighty late seminary. Because does if. I'm not mistaken. All of the priests guests that we've had and even the Even the deacons transitional deacons that we've had most of them was in their late teens or early twenties that they decided enter the seminary so this was really late. Were so a lot of the guys you were with some of them. Were you know much younger than you. i suppose. All right that's right. Yes definitely and also going back to school. That was While they were many challenges. I mean again. English is not my first language. And i never thought that i was going to be able to be studying learning elorza fee which is a language in itself in english. I honestly you know There there is a classmate. Mine father jose alone so and you know he's from what a allah i'm for mexico and we both Agree that there's no question that the lord was helping us big time because we we did well in in our tests. We were succeeding as a students. And i think it was because we were so afraid that we were. You know all the time studying and you know But overcompensating correct with afraid of yes exact- barrier the language barrier and So nobody was. It was doubts. A gift in itself. You know that the lord was helping me Hat you know. Studying in a university behind the us So beautiful a lot of miracles. A lot of signs of god's love Since i entered the seminary and Great grade a seminary ins of air. You know. I it it just it was a. It was a blast So you went to dallas dallas holy trinity seminary in irving. Yes and you were there for. How many years two years two years. Since you already had a degree you decide to go. Only two years or philosophy and I remember I'm very very not quick. But it when i like an institution ij is where the we we say in spanish mit bongo said i just wear the shirt of that university meaning. You know i'm i'm married to it. S defend do shows. I'm all in. And that's how i felt so i took advantage because I did not know that. I i was able get extra credits Just hearing The the classes without an without actually In tested or whatever friend of mine matthew. Mattei another best friend that i meant there. He's married i he. Works is at saint edwards. And i made him recently. Oh oh yeah really really cool But anyway so him. And i were were like you take advantage and so we. We took Old system profits Right there at university of dallas is. They had excellent Illo illusions as professor. That's also and anyway it was again when you're in love ride with your church with the faith with the lord. Nothing is not nothing seems to be enough. And and that's how i feel even right now. I mean the priesthood is. It's is jesus uh-huh how can you get enough from him so while you're in dallas you're in the discernment process of course because it's not you know a lot of the the priest and the deacon we've had on the on the program they save it you know it's still a whole process. You're not you know a pretty yet. You've got years l. a. lot of of formation. Yes.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"I was feeling really down and What we are all yearning for is it's got it's a deeper relationship with christ and But i i was not able to to say that you know but Got put a desire in my heart to have a retreat You know being in catholic schools. I probably the last retreat was on had been seven or eight years on like i think. I need a retreat. This kind of funny. So i go into the art the archdiocese in website on i look for retreats that are available ally. Well i want something cheap or even free. It's possible those are. That's my favorite word. You're the teacher salary exactly and So i see this ad and it said discernment retreat. You know men and women. I think it was. I dunno eighteen to thirty five years old. I'm like hey this is great. Am i doubt you know you have to know that english. Not my first. Language is spanish. And so when i see the word discernment i did. Not associate that to a vocation to the religious life. Oh me discernment is yes. I want to discern you know what the lord wants for me and that's exactly where i was. Yes i call the phone number and he was the life awareness retreat okay and so they do an interview over the phone and you know there was one question that was kinda odd they were like. Have you considered the priesthood. And i was like well. You know it's funny that you mention you know. When i was a kid i i said that you know to my parents. Okay and you know they told me. Well you know I have your name here. These are the dates. And i'm like how much is it. It's free elmo. Oh all right. I'll be there you know so That retrieved changed completely like that's where it was like the lord was like this is where i want you to be because this is where i will rock your life so i did not know that he was a a discernment that of discernment go there. And i remember. The first talk was by father. I believe whose father mario arroyo from saint cyril of alexandria okay and we were all there and he was friday nights and he told us something that i will always remember. He said I just want you to knows. I just want you to know something who.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"You know when i started getting involved in young adult groups. That's when my my social life Really really begins Because yes i had other you know Quote unquote friends They were not grounded in the lord and it was. It was just bad influence. You know You know a lot of people think you know priests you know the always had their life together you know. They think that a priestess comes down from heaven and they you know i'm here to become a priest. Yes were you know they people understand you know you grew up in a family and everything. It's it's so beautiful yes you you've always been you know You know a good catholic and and it's like sometimes that is not the case. You see saint paul. You know what what he was going through. He went through a deep conversion in his life. Now in my experience it was not A conversion per se. It was a it. Was you know. God allowed me to experience A certain period of my life What it means to live without having jesus at the center i never stopped going to mass Because mass romy has always been the most beautiful Experience in this world of god. My relationship with god has always had to do with the mass with the liturgy and However you know it was probably. I don't know An entire year. That i experienced what it means to to live without god being the center and i can tell you. It was like day and night so it added to your depression. My goodness it added to. Yeah my loneliness too. Because i i had friends but they were just leading me to Paths that are that were. Were taking me away from the lord so you had no relatives here in houston known none whatsoever none it anywhere around the us. Yes it yes. Oh yeah was the closest well I of tucson arizona. Yeah have another one in california. Another sister in washington state and now a brother. Two years ago he moved to grow area. So you're still cut off. But i must say one of my sisters Oh actually my first year. I had a sister who lived in florida and she actually helped me. You know getting used to the change is still feel lonely. Oh my gosh i mean. She was only here for less than a month. Oh so that's it. I had a complete opposite when i moved to the philippines sudden. I feel like i'm related to everyone. Like this is your cousin. This is your this is your you know. And i'm like okay. My mom has a huge family.
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"And there i would just have it more for my family And like extremely close friends. That i would just That i had met you know but but then later on you know As a seminarian you know you get to know so many people and i guess that's one of the most beautiful things about seminary is like you meet so many people in different Roads in of their live different backgrounds different stages of their lives and different needs and And and they they start loving you. And i think you know Perhaps not many priest talk about this but seminary you know yes. It is important to to attend to school and and and have know we. I think we get three degrees with. Don't even ask me. What degrees i got. But you don't get to masters in one ecclesiastical in whatever and that's good because we need to know the faith i mean come on. We're going to be teachers of the fate on your name of the lord. Yes of course we need to know what we're talking about and and have good homilies but one of the most interesting aspects of seminary formation is actually to shape our heart into a pastor heart and we cannot do that went on receive the love of the people because know it's one of those things like there's a relationship right. I mean you have to give love but you also have to experience that love from the people and from day. One i remember you know receiving letters from strangers saying i just prayed a rosary for you. Keep it up. That's an and you know i. It's it's been wonderful now. Did you come straight to houston from yesica. Yes why houston so. Let me that. This is actually pretty interesting. So many people don't know this but here in texas there is a great need by lingual teachers english and spanish and so You know they go out different countries in latin america To find if somebody's willing to become a teacher so you were recruited..
"fr" Discussed on In The Pews
"I always knew that i was going to be away from for mexico because even though the animation industry's growing there i mean it's still like a baby even now yet right so I always wear your deltoid when you. Oh yeah. I wouldn't here when i was twenty or almost twenty five years old so yeah at that point. No thoughts of priesthood. Not lots of research know at the time. Actually i had a girlfriend and We were going to get married our planning to get married and you know it was a almost four year relationship so it was Yeah it was definitely not there. However when i enter seminary I remembered that when i was watching the passion of the christ the movie after that movie because i had gone to see it in the movie theater with with my ex girlfriend and after that you know we would go and have you know chat about it you know and just share autzen feelings. You know about the movies that we watched and we were all. We were both crying After that movie. And i remember. I told her you know if our relationship doesn't work out i would actually consider the priesthood like all of a sudden and i had forgotten about that so i guess the lord you know always put that desire in my heart But you know it's like That's how grace works. You know sometimes know. The lord is scoring graze and he's communicating to you. But sometimes you're just not ready to listen. And i think that readiness came to me when i moved by myself in twenty twenty late twenties and i had time to really discover you know what is life. Although the big questions you know What is the purpose of my life. You know. I believe in god. Why do i believe in god. You know what's the What makes me believe in god in the oldest faith all this knowledge that i have received since i was a kid. You know it's it's okay not to doubt but it's okay to ask questions about your faith and you know here in america. We have so many protestant denominations in other religions. Here in houston. Yes and you know. I was a public schoolteacher. By the way. I did not come here as an enemy animator graphic designer but i'd much as a teacher and And you know. I mean public schools. I worked for a leaf is e for five years and you know you get to meet people from different backgrounds. Different religions yes and then when they ask you things. You're like my gosh i. I don't think. I know how to defend my faith. And so that you know makes you go deeper into it and find the right answers But not only for them but for yourself so all of those god had a plan for sure even brothers or sisters go into religious life only a cousin out of my cousins Easily carmelite In mexico or in mexico. Yeah and one of my aunts. My dad's sister ji was asa lesion sister but she passed away okay. Do you think that if they had any influence on. Oh yeah definitely definitely you know. It's so funny because when i was growing up We would go to mass on saturday. Okay seven pm and he was a mass just for the audio family as we were so many and we had a priest friend and So can you imagine like all of my cousins with my uncles aunts. Everybody in the same chapel. it was in In a cycle your whole family in chapel. Yes probably i don't know maybe.
He Does All That He Pleases
"Our God is in the heavens. He does all. That he pleases. PSALM ONE FIFTEEN Verse Three. This. Verse teaches. that. Whenever God acts. He acts in a way. That pleases him. God his never constrained to do a thing that he despises. He is never backed into a corner where his only recourse is to do something he hates to do. He does whatever He pleases, and therefore in some sense, he has pleasure in all that he does. This. Should lead us to bow before God. And praise his sovereign freedom. That in some sense, he always acts in freedom. According to his own good pleasure following the dictates of his own delights. God never becomes a victim of circumstance. He is never forced into a situation where he must do something in which he cannot rejoice. He is not mocked he is not trapped or cornered or coerced. Even at the one point in history where he did what in one sense was the hardest thing for God, to do. Not Spare his own son Romans Eight, thirty two. God was free and doing what pleased him. Paul says that the self sacrifice of Jesus. In death was A. Fray Grit, fring, and sacrifice to God. Fijian's five to. The greatest sin and the greatest desk and the hardest act of God was in some profound way. Pleasing. To father. And on his way to calvary. Jesus himself had legions of angels at his disposal. No one takes my life from me. But are laid out of my own accord? Of his own good pleasure. For the joy that is set before him. As it says in Hebrews twelve to. At the one point in the history of the universe where Jesus looked trapped. He was totally in charge. Doing precisely what he pleased. Dying. To glorify his father in justifying the ungodly. Like you and me. So. Let us stand in awe and wonder. And let us Trimble. That not only are praises of God's sovereignty. But also our salvation through the death of Christ for US hang on this, our God is in heaven. He does whatever he plays his.
Letters Q&R: How Much Context Do We Really Need?
"Start with the question Fr Thompson in Australia Hey. Guys I'm Tamsin from Kalinga in Australia. Now that we know that there's a lot of interpretation involved in understanding what the lead is trying to say is this still a role for devotional reading in our lives? Can I pick up my Bible and just read a few S.'s and meditate on them and pray about them? And get value out of that without having to do a really intense Bible study look commentaries and expert opinions and cultural stuff. Yes. Thompson the the very practical question. Yeah I thought it'd be good to kind of start with us because we have done a lot of really focused work on method and putting on our our learning and study hats. So to speak you know when we read the letters so I think it is good to back up and to say that study Mo- intense study mode is, of course, not the only way to engage your Bible I. Think it's an important way that It's important that we grow in, but it's it's not the only way and actually I always appreciate this question even though I'm. A Bible Nerd, I'm guessing you do to. Chris. Because our temperament is already given to study the Bible really intense way but it's important to say out loud that that's not the only way. Yeah. You didn't engage the Bible. Yeah. I think what I really like about this question is that it emphasizes integrating scripture indoor lives in a devotional way. So I think yeah. Maybe some people tend too much towards studying not integration but I think that like devoted study and devoted response to scripture have to go hand-in-hand. So I, do like that a lot about this question that. Emphasizes that may be the Holy Spirit could be working through multiple ways as we read scripture. The big thing about not seeing Bible or the estimate letters as a grab bag you know of of inspirational one liners I was not trying to say that you shouldn't look for amazing sentences and paragraphs that meme and memorize them in the letters i. think that's actually a really great idea i. do it myself. But the point is is when we are due when we are reading and studying in that mode to the neglect of reading a whole letter as a whole or at least trying to do some mirror reading, which is looking for the situational background, the letters to I think then that sorta like the carts drive in the Horse Yeah. where, what I want to get out of the letter is does not a charitable way to say it but it's my desires what's driving the agenda for the letter as opposed to letting the authors agenda and what they're trying to say, let let that drive how I read engage with it. So both modes are important that what you're saying I really affirm that too. Yeah both mountains. But yeah, like being aware of the whole literary context and knowing that to really understand communication the more context we have the better the threat. Yeah. That's just like a natural principle cam occasion if it's ancient communication than that requires a little more work, right? Like if I don't understand what you say I can just ask you. Yeah you're right here. But if we don't understand what Paul says, we have to figure out some other ways to get contact cats right. I WanNa know the genealogy of the word. Devotional. The way to describe a way of reading the Bible a devote devotional time or devotional reading. Yeah. That is interesting temps a new use that phrase never lots of people use it before and I think it refers to a certain way of reading the Bible that has developed I think in Europe and the West after the printing press namely sitting by yourself in the morning reading the Bible, not in mode but just in. Listening for something personal from. God. About ten to twenty minute chunks. Yeah. Yeah. Pervert early in the morning with Cup of Tea Right? Is that does the yeah I think devotional means do that's probably yeah how I understand too and there's a good side of that that maybe is rooted in the word of the word devote devoting our whole selves to God but I don't know if that's where that comes from it really is. That reflective listening but I think the dangerous side of that is that sometimes if we're doing devotional reading, we're just really quick to jump to response or application without asking what was happening in the original letter or what what the context was it all yeah. Yeah. I think the basic way is we're not trying to replace one mode of studying the Bible with another way of reading like what we're saying is we need. A. Balance. Yeah, and as you balance a more contextual reading of the letters with a more personal integrated, you said earlier devotional reading I think what you find is your own personal takeaways or the one liners that you do get you know from the test letters they don't become less meaningful. They become more meaningful. Yeah. Because you actually know the the context of the paragraph of wherever secure. So that kind of thing. So thanks.
HELL FEST (2018) - burst 01
"Now this. Classic. Euros Robert. I'm Dan Fisher. And this week we're finally talking about Dan's favorite movie health. Best. Kindred. Wait minute. It's it's a It's not the favorite. It is a favorite food I like it a lot. You know talk you wanted me to watch this movie so. Did it so. And I'm a little nervous. Even though there's no Turkey baster in this movie. I ever little nervous about it. For, some reason I don't know what it is, but you're always nervous when I get to that after the break. But yes, a little nervous as to how you liked it but hopefully. I'm not back in the negative column we'll find out. Okay. Okay. Lifetime where we get to that before we get to that. Yes. I watched something that you haven't seen I. Mean I know we're gonNA come across from trying to. Now I and I know you're not big on. What's La La Land, right? No No, no, no no no no. Fright night part two lawyer okay. And I know you're not into sequels. I know you're not big on sequels and I know you're probably nervous. You're talking about the eighties Fr- Yes to. About the remake remained no no. Ready. McDonald's I. I was at I was at my friend Carl's who mentioned many times in the past. I. Think we gotTa have him on the show. Absolutely but I I just I don't know what? Brought I. Don't know how the subject came up. I saw Friday night. He's. For. The for you know I said I never see. You never saw it. No. God. Crazy bought the documentary. There's like a two disc documentary bonus features on. Blu Ray he showed me a hardcover book. With a making of the movie and everything he showed me how he met. Tom Holland. He had the disc autograph hundred, Tom a convention oh. That's yeah. All my God. It's like one of his favorites he's.
Fred and Rose West: A Murderous Relationship
"Frederick Water West. I'm rose Marie Pauline West Fred and rose where the Jew of serial killers answer rapist. Who killed at least a dozen young British girls included several of their own daughters. Fred was born in a small town of much marcle in Hertfordshire. He was the second of six children by Fred's own. Admission Sexual Abuse. Various kinds will come in the house owed. Fred claimed his father had sexual relationships with his daughters and taught him about bestiality. He was also suspected. That Fred's mother started sexually abusing him when he was twelve though. Fred never admitted this and his never been confirmed when Fred was physically punished for doing badly in school. He showed aptitude woodworking artwork. His mother was a piece and often dress. Unattractively often went to the score in person to yell at the teachers doing so fred left school at the age of fifteen and was almost illiterate. The only job he was a farmhand at sixteen he became more attracted to girls and at the age of seventeen. He was in a motorcycle accident that put him in a coma for a week. This led to a metal plate being inserted into ahead after breaking one of his legs. It was permanently shorter than the other. He was subject to buy temper and often have violent bursts of anger even two years after the accident. Fred hurt his head yet again when he stuck his hand up girl's skirts and she pushed him down a forest. The agent nine thousand nine. He was convicted of molesting a thirteen year. Old Girl though he didn't serve any jail time at the time because his doctor said he suffered from epileptic fits. After this he went to live with his sister was by the rest of his family. Fred got work on the construction site but was fired for stealing from his workplace. At the age of twenty one is family. Let back into their lives and he moved back to much marcle. He resumed a romantic relationship. With an ex girlfriend Catherine Rena Costello who had been a petty thief when they first dated and she moved onto prostitution. Rini was already pregnant with the chart of Pakistani mine. They married Captain Chart to explain why the baby was half Asian. Friday meaner read to the parent to say that the baby died in childbirth chart. Code-named Charmaine Carol was adopted. They married in November a move to Scotland together. The couple had a child that owning July nineteen sixty four court. Ameri joining this time. Fred worked as an ice cream truck driver. The gave him plenty of access to available young women in the area. The life in Scotland came to an end when Fred accidentally run over a four year old boy with his truck. They Saxton wasn't deemed Fred's fault and after which Fr move with his family as well as ice McNeil who was their nanny. Anon macphail. A friend of Costello backed gosh very good job in a slaughterhouse. Shortly afterwards Murray filed an Costello went back to Scotland coming back in July nineteen sixty six for daughter only to discover their Freddie started a relationship with macphail in nineteen sixty seven. It fell became pregnant when French todd and tried to get him to divorce. Kosta Fred killed and dismembered and buried. Her Costello finally left read a few months later. Leave in that children with him. Fred is suspected of killed again in January. Sixty eight when fifteen rosemary. Boston disappeared from of bustle. After the death of his mother in February Fred Start committed a lot of petty thefts and change jobs after joining stint as a bakery truck driver. He met his future wife and accomplice rose. Rosemary was born rose me. Let's in Devon England nineteen fifty three. The house out was trumpeted abusive father. Bill was constantly disciplining UH siblings and a mother of a daisy become pregnant with Rosemary and she'd received electroconvulsive therapy as treatment for severe depression growing up. Rosemary was sexually abused by father. She wasn't very bright overweight and she was often teased. I'm responded by TAC nobles aggressively when she was just a teenager. She became more sexually active and was called getting to bed. Whatever younger brothers and sexually abusing him. A father preventive from data boys ver- own age though she did she relationships with overman where she lived. One of these men took advantage of rape them when rose was fifteen another finally had enough abuse and two rows and moved in with one of our daughters and her husband. Rose started spending more time with male companions later that same year. Rosemary moved back with her father not long after there. She met Fred last. P. Was twelve years her senior. Father objected to fred seeing her. Fred had done several stints in jail for theft and he fade failed to pay his fines of other previous offenses around. This time rose became pregnant with his child could have their. She also took care of his children. Rose treated her stepdaughters badly. In the summer of Nineteen seventy-one Rosemary. Snaps and killed Chaumet. She severed the bodies fingers and toes. I'm Fred Barrett under the kitchen floor in August. One Thousand Nine hundred seventy one costello disappeared when she came looking for Charlemagne because body was found to have its fingers and toes cuts off. When it was discovered Fred as a result was suspected of being the killer Fred and Rosemary on January twenty nine nine thousand nine hundred seventy two. Fred encourage rose to have sex with other men who for money and fun and the Often Watch. He took pictures and post them in magazines and ads for prostitution. In June seventy two he had never daughter Mae West at this time. Gt expanded family and roses business. They moved to twenty five Cromwell street where they can carry out their rapes and murders rose still working as a prostitute from our home had rooms fitted with people's for Fred to us and he hung a red light outside to tell the children not to enter. Rose gave birth to hover children over the next few years seven in Tokyo with three of them fathered by Fred in October. Seventy-two Fred and rose hired a young woman named Catherine Owens. To work for them is a ninety for that children. They made sexual advances on her and she declined every time. When nine December they both unsuccessfully tried to seduce her and how it a captive overnight Fred Fratton to let some of his friends have her killed her. She complied the next day. They released A. She went to the police though. She pressed charges. Fred was able to convince the court was forced. Had Been Consensual. He rose would just find for the INDECENT ASSAULT OVER NEXT SIX YEARS. They killed at least eight. Women made their way to twenty five Cromwell street as even lodges or employees the I was Lynda Gough. She was the seem stress to the WES. Cow Keeper had disappeared while walking home from a movie theater. In December Lucy Catherine plotting ten disappeared from. Stop while we're on our way home. After Christmas. She was murdered by Fred rose. Who adopted her? How to captive for a week over the New Year? I'm raped and tortured her and then killed her on January. The Third Fred was treated for which had been believed to be inflicted when he dismembered partner from nineteen seventy four to nine thousand nine hundred seventy five to nineteen seventy six seventy seven. Seventy eight seventy nine five more women therese single Haga Shirley Hubbard Genetic Marian Motte Shirley Ann Robinson Alison Chambers met. The same fair is unknown if the was killed in the following years if they hadn't it's improbable but the bodies were buried on the property
The Glamorous Lakers' Unlikely Leader
"So Kevin. In spite of being blown out the other day in Boston the Lakers are still the number one seed in the West and everything is sunshine and rapes around the staple center but a year ago. It felt like there was a storm cloud hanging over the franchise. I had magic Johnson. President Basketball Operations nations stepping down team fired their head coach. Luke Walton and then they chose Frank Vogel as his replacement awesome and there was a perception around here in Los Angeles that it was a pretty uninspired choice right in some ways frank. Vogel is the Ultimate Safety School. So for the Los Angeles Lakers Kevin Arnovitz is an NBA insider for ESPN. They went after Monty Williams former player who has immense amount of respect but at the end of the day he got a much more appealing offer from the Phoenix Suns. Tai Lue was a top choice. Lebron's former coach NBA Championship. Cleveland Cavaliers in two thousand sixteen. And what are the Lakers. Do they offer him a contract that I think it's fair to say was. Maybe not befitting a championship coach. There's sort of a standard now for for what a NBA coach gets in terms of the years in terms of money and this particular contract offer fell far short of that to the point where I think the public certainly the perception within the League was here of the Lakers doing it again. They think they're the Lakers. They have this golden or around them they can just offer championship. Coach is his deals. That don't reflect that pedigree so they don't get money Williams tyler walks not for another job. He just walks and they get Vogel. I used to do a lot of L. A.. Sports Radio and I remember this announcement very vividly. Los Angeles Lakers fans. They were not happy. Happy Kevin in fact they were furious. Vogel I think at the outset was seen as an odd choice for a number of reasons. One one is. The Lakers are the Lakers. And they have traditionally gone after coaches. That are either real brand names or have this royal. LAKER occur bloodline they are part of the Laker family. So here comes Vogel who is coming off. Two year stint in Orlando where he lost twice as many games as he won one could say no fault of his own. It was it was a young mismatch roster of players. But he doesn't have a brand name he looks like an accountant announced he's never played in the NBA before so he doesn't bring with him. The story playing career so for a fan base and a franchise. That's always been very brand obsessed. Why are you getting this off? Brand coach was very much. I think the perception an off Branko. Now I'm imagining frank. Vogel at the Grocery store he's like the generic. I Love Kirkland. I I think that sets up this story very well because you great value. Oh you use the Kirkland of coaches and of course. The Lakers are widely perceived as his ex hyper glamorous NBA franchise in particular with Lebron James. They're going into an off season in which they're going to be trying to get free agents. This is before the trade for Anthony Davis and here comes maybe the least glamorous coach forget fans for a second just people inside the game fifteen choices of who is going to be. The next Lakers head coach. I don't I don't know that Frank Vogel would have been on one ballot. I'm not saying Bogle can't coach Lebron's right that's different. So how did he get start. Frank Vogel got his start by by being a pest he was division three point guard for a genie out of college and he became obsessed with Kentucky basketball when he was at home on winter. Break when you're watching that famous Duke Kentucky lightning later catches He decides I want to be part a big time college basketball. He's going to leave his division three school. He writes letters to the staff at Kentucky including Rick Pitino and they basically send back a form letter. Thank you for your interest. This is in the mid nineties so he decides. I'm just going to drop out of my college enroll at Kentucky. I'm GONNA drive there. Basically without an invitation nation. And I'm just going to hang around the facility. Whatever anything I can do to get inside volunteer? Whatever they need and little by little sure enough he hangs around enough due to the point? Where Jim O'Brien who was assistant to Rick Pitino said Okay Okay? We'll we have the video room. which at the time video rooms have become like the very sexy place to get your start as a coach? Now Erik Spoelstra Mike Putin Holzer Dave Fidel but back then it was still kind of a newish thing and so he just camped out in the video room and essentially became one of the best young video coordinators in all of basketball and to the point when when Pitino went to the Celtics they ultimately brought. Frank Vogel Oh go along with them. And then when O'Brien took over he promoted him again and so little by little. He's sort of the He's the kind of the little engine that could of basketball. So he dollars. O'Brien to Indianapolis. And that's where he gets his first shot as head coach. How does that go right? He gets to the Fr- what we call. The Front of the bench comes a top assistant in an Indiana Under Jim O'Brien O'Brien gets fired and Vogel's the next Guy Up Larry Bird actually ask Joe. Brian looked this. Guy's really loyal to you. Do you think you take the job. and Jim O'Brien profane. Lee said absolutely
How Content Marketing Can Help Grow Your Business
"The social media directorate perfect kelly grind which is the world's leading online coffee publication social media has been a key factor in terms of garth individual interest in social entrepreneurship and social media comes from it's quite an interesting story right so my background it was not i studied agra. Biomedical continuing so socio is never in the picture when i started my professional career in that sense but as i started to work with perfectly grind up three or four years ago social media took over right so as part of the company might task and my involvement in what we did was basically around social media so basically i took love for it and i saw great potential whether it's something else and i started this involving my knowledge my learning and basically what i and you about coffee on social media then we started developing new projects with preppy daily grind in general so social media became just a bigger part of the picture we saw great great potential not just for us but for the people we work with the where we who we work basically to develop business to develop relationships to speak two people to reach out to audiences which social media is all about right so my interest in social media became natural. I guess in that sense. I never see it but down once i fell in love with it never stopped and i think that that's where we started. Developing new interesting ideas in new projects that asked for now is is is what we do and what i do mainly <hes> as perfectly social media director greta hit that you've been able to grow puffy galley gratin and technical these new projects six and in garth through them spend some of the most interesting projects. You've worked on recently so at perfectly grind. Basically we have three main projects the per se we're the company has three main pillars. Which are the publication right so it's publishing articles on a daily basis open english and spanish we have the social media digital marketing agency per se and console <unk> the agency as well so the projects at the moment is basically since our audiences insists both our audiences our clients audiences have been growing quite a lot projects involved whether it's simplest marketing or just you know social media content sharing in general it's pinpointing strategies that work both for a company and both for the audience right so i think in social media whether you're company company are not the main thing comes down to what content you're sharing and all the workflow behind that content and how basically develops and results us in coffee for example. If we're speaking about a producer doing some kind of work with from -cation out of the social media content out out there you know you can basically develop a plan content strategy basically for roasters for buyers for coffee or basically for consumers in general to know more about about copy. You can do that for anything for any product for any any service. It's possible so whether you're someone who sells coffee someone who also also product that bruce copy etcetera planning those strategies are the main part of the projects right. It's a little bit complex a little bit homicide like abstract but the products also come down to basically planning strategizing publishing and then measuring results. What's what's part of the planning phase if you had to do a bit of a deep dive into that. Are there any steps that you got three to make sure that planning is done properly. Yes in it's a little bit different but i tend to associated associated with basically marketing right so you had social media is really interactive in a way indifference to marketing but s for the plants what we usually do or what i like to do in general is take a step back bussum research depending on what you wanna do right if for example aiden podcast right and you wanna reach audiences you wanna to reach people whose interesting stories getting the grinding of your mission and we i the back and see okay. Who's your audience or we want ought to be then. We do a research sources and the resources we have in order to see okay what information would count with and what are we going to do with this formation yeah so basically we create a strategy in which we combine ingredients of bali authenticity the content of the resources we have and after that basically it's is content creation grew concentration and of course always having in mind that the audience that are going to be reading this half to see value in what we share right so that's second step of based in in planning then you have to check double check triple. Check your content. Whether you're putting get out live or something you know you're scheduling or not and then just sharing it. You don't have a plan to share where time to share it a. What locations responding in your company or not and then just basically capturing all that data of results and managing that data into a strategy right so that's one of the the positive things of social media that social athletes majority of social media platforms. We'll give you feedback on how your content does and how many precedents in what people are reaching what's successful and what's not successful so as part of the plan responded to a question our faith or six step is always recapping on was successful. What were the results what would can change to optimize results. That's such an important thing to have is that feedback and to go back through it and and and figure out why is that what what what didn't and then use that to incorporate it into the next campaign the next content that you release thank you thank you for mentioning that the key because part of it because you can go through all this work and provide value and bill fantastic and have the best information out there but if you don't use feedback at the very end to to the next tonight the next thing that you do next project whatever it might be than you never sort of learning so it's it's such a key key point absolutely and i think in coffee is a little bit different in how it manages are or how can you manage pay at least back in the days when him mentioning three or four years ago specialty coffee was starting to woman social media right so you've seen growth for example you go to hashtag specialty coffee now we have. I think it's old around three million posts right back in the day. Maybe it was eight hundred thousand seven hundred thousand so your continent was much more visible back in the day than now that happens to social media. You know it's growing so he's gonna grow whether it's instagram twitter facebook or any other platform appears in the future so it's quite complex but in the end i think it all comes down to taking advantage of of course being consistent sharing of authentic content right s going to separate you from all the different clubs out there and basically in coffee at or at least a specialty coffee sharing that or taking advantage of where we started did has influenced law of where we are now and how we started is now in specialty coffee in social media. Can you talk about that a little bit more in terms of using using from what you've started in how you've used that going forward these yes so when we started back in the day the content we shared of course imperfect needed grind. We have the advantage that we speak to coffee professionals on a daily basis. So information is coming in you know in tons. It's massive amount information combination. We're reading reading and of course our aim is to break down at least for everyone on social media and be able to read it by so attention span is social media is quite low. Mike example sample is if i'm scrolling down on social media tent spent like if you really wanna get me you have to get like i threw second summer post story or tweet you know you have to get it for me to the state and that's one of the key points to see when creating content right you know that people even though they spend a lot of time on social media they spend relief you seconds on each coast ripest because of their interest. You're trying to be a or see more content that interests you so back in the day in coffee. Since we published one article article two articles per day we had a lot of content to butcher <hes> what we published on social media one of the things that separate us from any other you know per se certification bloggers. Something similar was that they information coming out from us. What's the information from the industry so we were shading a light in highlighting the industry's industry's challenges from a different perspective and as an unbiased point of view. I think we include a lot of noble opened. The doors for conversation which which back in the day was one of the keys to engage rolling afterwards <hes> we started to see we've started to ask people once you get a bigger audience. You're available and you can ask questions right. So what do you want to read. What are you looking for. What's missing. What can we share and we got great. Feedback always get great feedback because we we have a really <unk> community. So once you get that bag you say okay stick as the real people wanna read and of course he more inclusive and and that's where the content came in you know whether producers wanted to learn more about their diseases or roaster saudi or maybe someone wants to get into coffee roasting to learn more about what some nascar or how to create a roast profile for you know for medium roaster things like that at the industry people were more. You're close or close to speak about. We basically saved them on so why not our aim is to share information educated industry fr- improvement general so after after getting to know what people wanted to hear our contact developing on that side and from then on it's basically just sharing what people can use to learn and progress in their professions or whether you're a consumer and just want to enjoy more about coffee and then it came down to that nowadays i think that it's more about out keeping the name the keeping the same continent but in different ways because cotton cherished instagram twitter facebook youtube email all the social platforms terms change they update right so we gotta keep aligned the content strategies with these updates and it comes down to sharing all the information formation possible in a in a digestible way on social media. How do you stay up to date with all those changes that happen especially across the you know like you said multiplatform that you can. It'd be on these days. How do you keep up with changes so it's i think when something changes people change usually and it comes down to trial and error. I think that's social media. You have to have a little bit of patience to trial out what's happening with your content so for example when instagram inc stories at the the beginning people were like okay. This is a little bit more snapchat. You know am i going to be posting something about me and my life or the end brewing my coffee bulger. I'm gonna post might cough. Stop experiences mcafee travels so it's a startup and from the non you get to see what people tend to share how many times people tend to spend on stories so you just start putting out content.
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So, yeah, these big firms will now have more to invest and they'll get more powerful, but the venture industry is changing. There are lots more smaller players like angel investors. Usually really rich people who want to help fund companies and increasingly even everyday investors. Have more ways to get in on the next pre IPO tech unicorn, Jason Calcutta's is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor who got in on Uber when it was still a pipe dream. I asked him how VC is evolving. There are the funds that have been around for decades like sequoia, Kleiner Perkins or benchmark, and those firms have partners who may stay with them for multi decades, and they are the first stops when a founder comes to Santo road or San fr. Francisco. And then there's a new crop of angels. And I went from being essentially a nobody or somebody who was kind of annoying in the industry. This journalist entrepreneur with a big mouth and a big social media following in a podcast to now I'm the first stop were in the first two or three stops for angel investing. I'm the most successful active angel investor in Silicon Valley. So then let's talk about the industry. I mean, we know that these exit is big unicorns. Going public is important for the firms that have funded them and the angel investors that funded them, and how might that money then get funneled back into new startups. Like how important is it to that future person with a PowerPoint injury? It's critically important. I'm in Bolden. Now, having had a couple of grade exits to put more money into my own funds, and put more money to work. So that is a specific phenomenon that occurs, which then benefits the next generation of founders, and we saw that with people who made a lot of money off of Google than invested in Facebook and Twitter, the Facebook and Twitter. Folks, obviously invested in Airbnb and Uber. Yep. One complaint. I have heard actually about venture capital right now is that there's a lot of the same money going into the same big companies and there's maybe not as much diversity. Is it possible that the inflow of money could change that dynamic, and introduce some more innovative investing the venture firms have raised bigger and bigger funds? So the VC's are looking for companies that have a lot more traction, a lot more revenue fuller management teams. So the world's changed the markets are much more efficient, but they're private and this is where the SEC and the investment rules for private companies have to evolve, and we're starting to see that with equity crowdfunding where civilians non accredited investors people with under a million in net worth under two hundred thousand a year in income are being able to write small checks through platforms like Sede invest and Republic. So that's going to be I think the future. And that process is just starting. Ng Jason Kao. Kansas is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor as the number of angel and nontraditional investors in the US has increased. So has the percentage of female investors from five percent in two thousand and four two more like twenty six percent as of two thousand sixteen. And now for some related links. There's a link to a story in entrepreneur magazine on our website marketplace tech dot org. It has the data I mentioned about female angel investors, and actually Alex Conrad over at Forbes, who's also very funny on Twitter has a good piece about how Facebook and its soaring stock over the years has produced a new generation of investors like Jason Calcutta's was talking about, and in fact, lots of them are women who are funding women run businesses who then hire women who might get big payouts if their companies go public or get sold and then might also turn around and become more diverse investors. However, I am definitely aware that a lot of times when we talk about diversity in venture capital. We're talking about adding more white women, so to that effect. There's a good story in fast company about an organization called pipeline angels. It's a boot camp for would be angel investors, and it focuses primarily on. Inclusively meaning, people of color, women non binary end geography. It has training cohorts in Montana. Idaho, Ohio Texas, North Dakota and Minnesota among others. I'm Molly would. And that's marketplace tech. This is APN. This marketplace podcast is brought to you by evident helping businesses create a solid foundation of trust and safety on their platforms. By seamlessly verifying workers unless time. And with more confidence evident also helps companies stay up to date on any changes to relevant information and readily adapt, if and when compliance requirements of all evident is bringing confidence in peace of mind, personal data interactions across the globe. 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The Wagon Wheel Illusion
"Why does a fast clockwise rotating object seemed to rotate in an anti clockwise direction and vice versa? Love this question. The thing you're referring to is known as the wagon wheel illusion. You see it a lot in car commercials asleep sedan is cruising down the highway. But it's wheels. Look like they're slowly spinning in the wrong direction. There's an easy answer for why this happens on TV the fr. Name rate doesn't quite match up with a wheel spin. So like if the camera is filming at twenty four frames per second and the spoke of a wheel only completes a rotation. Twenty three times per second. Every frame is going to see that spoke a little further back in its rotation as if it slowly spinning backward. Okay. But why does this happen in real life? When you're looking in a wheel with your naked eye. I searched Google Scholar for wagon wheel illusion and it came back with more than seventeen hundred results. This is such a hot topic for research because the reason it happens says something profound about the way we perceive the world one research camp says the wagon wheel luge in shows that we process motion the same way a camera. Does by sampling it an individual frames buy that explanation. The illusion works in real life for the same reason. It does on camera, but later research found that people who watched two wheel spinning at the same rate would sometimes see one wheel switch direction, but not the other that team says the reason for the illusion is perceptual rivalry or. Basically the brain coming up with multiple competing interpretations of the same seen the same thing happens in the silhouette illusion. Where dancers spinning silhouette seems to switch directions whenever you want it to. But another study found that when they temporarily reduced activity in people's right parietal lobe, which is responsible for judging when things happen, and in what order those people experience the wagon wheel in much less often. Which those researchers say throws a wrench in the perceptual rivalry theory research into this question is only heating up. So we don't have a solid answer. But for practical purposes, the answer is that it's just an optical illusion.
The Dangers Of Methane
"Here's a riddle for your dial. What do one hundred thirty six thousand cows and glacier flowing from an active ice-covered volcano have in common. They both move really slowly I was thinking about the fact that they both release about the same amount of methane per day. At least miss warm out. Scientists calculated that the salt may have cooled glacier in Iceland, which flows from the volcano Cutler releases up to forty one tonnes of methane from Meltwater a day during the summer months. That's a little too specific to make a good riddle on. But that is a surprising amount of methane for microbes to produce beneath the ice. Researchers think the volcano might be helping I the heat from the volcano might be increasing waterflow under the glacier moving the methane out faster. And Secondly, the volcano might be helping the methane stay methane usually when methane comes into contact with oxygen. It's converted to receive to buy methane consuming microbes so in Milwaukee, which has a lot of dissolved oxygen molecules comes into contact with a glacier bed. The methane the microbes produce there is converted to carbon dioxide, but when Meltwater Meese assault who glacier bed it also encounters gases from the volcano those guesses reduce the amount of oxygen in the water. So the methane remains methane as it dissolved in the water and flows out of the glacier fr. From where it can enter the atmosphere and function as a potent greenhouse gas is land in an article or full of his glacier, covered volcanoes. So it's something to keep an eye on. In the meantime, the microbes are complaining this moment of science comes from Indiana University. I'm Don glass and Cassandra.
Dimming the Sun
"Did you see where I put my sunglasses on the sun so bright today? I can't see anything about squinting. If only we could them the sun on days like fees, that's not impossible. But not as a solution to my last sunglasses problem. Scientists are looking into reducing the amount of sunlight that reaches the earth as one way to combat rising global temperatures, they think that spraying particles of calcium carbonate into the stratosphere a layer of the atmosphere that stretches from six to thirty one miles above the earth surface could create a coating around the planet that would reflect sunlight back into space and lower temperatures here on earth happens after a volcano Europe's right, for example, when of all Qena erupted in the Philippines in nineteen ninety nine. It released sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere which turned into sulfate particles that caused the earth to cool down by about one degree Fahrenheit. So fr dioxide isn't ideal since it can also. Deplete the ozone layer and absorb heat in certain circumstances, which could alter weather patterns, but scientists think that calcium carbonate, which is in antacids and chalk wouldn't have those negative effects dooming soon has risked right crops in some regions might not get enough sunlight to grow or it could change rain patterns and lead to droughts. Which is why researchers are using caution some say it's too much of a risk and others say it's a risk will have to take. We'll see what happens in mostly good so dark. We can't see anything. Well, that's a dark note to end on. There's moment of silence comes from Indiana University. We're on the web at a moment of science dot org. I'm Yale Cassandra darn dogwoods.
Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero
"Monday evening. Amazon announces that it is purchasing Eero. Which was I think a big surprise and a company that a lot of people were very happy was independent. Price of the acquisition price was not shared. But presumably it was it was no small number. What was your initial take on this? Because. You know, I think that they've done a pretty good job of getting through the noise of the of the smart, home and smart router space. I think so I mean from what I understand eras product is very popular and people do like it. I think these smart routers, are clearly it's the way forward if you buy anybody who's doing consumer research right now, you're probably being pushed into one of these smart router solutions. So I think on the Amazon side, it's interesting because what we're seeing is that Amazon is ever so slowly inching toward, you know, basically getting into products of services, which is weird because Amazon sells products, and they also sell a service, but they're just trying to they're getting his many tentacles as they can into people where maybe you can buy something, you know, that can work with something else. They sell it. It's I think it makes sense. Because right now there is so so hard on competing with Google and Google makes smart routers, Amazon, the smart router, and I. Think this? I wonder if they will rebrand Eero. That's I think that's an interesting question. Like, what is what does it mean for the euro brand of products? Will they still be euros? Yeah. I guess that's a good point because they've left their other acquisitions or smart who acquisitions alone ring and blink are the two most notable brands, they're Andrew they've done. They've kind of left fring alone. But at the same time it's unclear whether ring had the breadth of releases and its pipeline before they were purchased by Amazon. His you know, they they were very focused. They had a ring doorbell. They then went to an alarm system. Now, they're moving into smart lighting and sensors and they're trying to create this whole ecosystem all under the the ring umbrella. They have this very controversial neighbors program, which they expanded recently share data with
How Does Saliva Work?
"Spit is so good at cleaning some art conservators use it on fragile services instead of chemical solutions. This is because saliva has anti clumping properties that keep bacteria fr. Mhm forming colonies on our teeth and gums proteins called his statins. Not only hunt down bacteria and kill them. But also have been shown to speed up the healing process of wounds inside the mouth seriously. This is some wolverine style regeneration here wounds at take several weeks to heal in our skin disappear within a week in our mouth in some cultures. A mother will even spit in her infant's mouth to teach their immune system, how to produce antibodies and destroy pathogens because of all the antibodies already in the mother saliva. This introduces the infant toback Tiriac without getting them sick. Finally, did you know that our saliva contains our entire genetic blueprint if you're trying to get away from a crime scene don't spit on anything because so many cells from the inside of your cheeks Slough off into saliva, it only takes half an eyedropper worth of spit too. Sample your DNA. You can even take a sample yourself, send it in the mail and get your own genetic information. This includes health data like your susceptibility to certain diseases. So in the future scientists hope to catalog every single salivary protein. It's possible that saliva could even replace blood for testing things like alcohol illegal drugs and HIV antibodies. Some even theorized that your body could dispense medications automatically, by modifying. The salivary glands genetic.
Africa, UN and Adam discussed on FT News
"Will. I think that organic type approaches are probably more appropriate in Africa than almost anywhere because a key part of what we need to do is to build soil so that they become more nutrient retentive and less drought-prone, and we need very low cost technologies in those places. If you look at the death rates from pesticide use some two hundred thousand a year, a lot of those in the developing world because they're using chemicals unsafely without the protection. We tend to use in the west, and research has shown that you can double or triple yields very quickly using organic type techniques in those fr. Agile environments. And so we really could feed the ten billion world population that's been projected. I have absolutely no diet that we can feed the population healthily and well Adam. To what extent these view your members share. Helen's view the UN themselves estimate food production. We need to increase fifty percent by twenty fifty in order to me out of a population set to reach ten billion. We already lose around thirty four percent of cultural yields every year to pessimism eases and without the use of pestilence, not man would increase even fog. It isn't always about what you sing yield even in a European context. I think some of these complex systems that new technology will allow us to manage will produce far more than a monoculture of wheat. And what's your view on this? Cultural change is already happening. If you look at the growth of different markets economy, exact numbers, but conventional agriculture growing at three or four percent a year, whereas kind of who's growing double digits a year and astrodome by demand from the consumer. So that change is already happening. And using this on the sharp end because your fundraising at the moment, it's not only that sort of poll demand change is the push demand, and that's coming from your regulation resistance. And also you let occasion. So bring those factors together and it's a career opportunity just to call it a comeback on this notion of cultural change, actually of you can agree with the Clinton situation where you k- farmers are just supply kind of small but affluent sections of the population. Most immature officer just rely on whatever cheap Imos we can get insult, pice Brexit trade deal. I think everyone should have the opportunity three food here in the UK by excellent UK fathers to realize at affordable price. And I think he's really to knowledge that they use sizes helped achieve that. It has helped chief it, but it's old technology now, and I think this new technology and new approaches that will allow us to feed people well and affordably without doing the damage that pesticides have clearly done over the last seventy years. Do you think the price of food would have to come up? I think the price of food is going to be subject to so many things particularly post Brexit embarrasment what will impact through prices more than anything else though, of course, is climate change. And so whatever we do here, we've got to be trying to make sure that we are
Lindsay Lohan Accuses Refugee Family of Trafficking Children in Bizarre Live Video
"Someone said, wow, you should really be watching Lindsay, Lohan Instagram live right now pretty wild. And so I turned in the right. Rolled in icy her chasing a Middle Eastern family down. Do you right. And she's screaming in both era bec- and English in this like insane access some finish. Poor refugee woman in her children that she believes the woman is like trafficking these children. And so she tries to kidnap the children, and I watched Lindsay Lohan get punched by a refugee mother, punch of great live in Moscow. I was screaming score. I couldn't imagine watching it live. It was all ready. So dated while just seen the pictures of her at Paris fashion week. And then I was like, why is this bitch and Moscow live? How did she get to Moscow during on like she got on the Siberian express, just like to to all the way to Moscow like issue, saying Airbnb, like, what is this? Okay. So I need you to get actually into the real details and I have have like the whole thing here because okay, so I actually want to know what's going on. I woke up at like five in the morning to the bathroom. Looked at my phone push notification. Lindsay Lohan has lost her mind. Like I just I was so bewildered. So what happened was he put in scramble live, I think that was what fr. Friday night when you saw a anyway. So she starts her Instagram live, and she's loose dreaming too. I think like over almost seven million people by this point, she's walking through the streets of Moscow like middle of the night middle of the night. She sees this like. Family, just simply this homeless family, you would assume like you really don't know much and they're laying on the ground like covered in blankets, the Bill, the night. It's snowing and she's talking to Moe's weird accents, and she says, the Atkins is what killed.
"fr" Discussed on The Cross Walk with Dcn. Kevin Endres
"Within Welcome. You're listening to the crosswalk with deacon. Kevin Andrews a show about living life at the intersection of faith, family and vocations. And now your host in Kevin good afternoon and thanks for tuning into the crosswalk this afternoon. I'm your host deacon. Kevin Andrews in the studio with me as a very special guest traveling to our area here in northern Michigan all the way from halfway around the world father meal on d d Meech is here from Slovenia. Originally. Now living in the United States in serving as a priest in the diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Father Demeter was born in nineteen fifty eight and Slovenia, which at the time was Yugoslavia, tend to elementary school in his hometown and afterwards entered minor seminary in the capital of Slovenia. He served briefly in the military and then studied theology and turn Italy and was ordained to the priesthood in nineteen eighty five. For seven years. He worked in different locations within Slovenia, and he came to the Holy Cross church in Fairfield, Connecticut, in nineteen Ninety-two after five years, he was incarcerated into that diocese of Bridgeport and after eleven years at Holy Cross served at Saint rose of Lima church in Newton, and then for a period at Notre Dame church in eastern two thousand fifteen. He was appointed pastor of St. 'em reach in Fairfield father. Milan welcome to the crosswalk. Thank you. Maybe just give the listener, you know, maybe just a little bit of a background, your your Slovenian background, obviously, and they'll pick up on on your accent, but maybe give them a little bit of a history of what it was like growing up in a communist country in growing up Catholic one one for sure. Was that. Let being member of Catholic church growing up and parents also an traditional Catholics. I mean, so it was noticeable then because that meant that all high places were reserved. I mean, you couldn't advanced in your career very high. I mean, if you were not to member of party or if you didn't nod today are directions, say this was clear from early years. I mean, I still vividly remembered now even fifth grade f his old where the teacher that was stunt communist party member in one one afternoon, we were sitting in classroom and it started to rain, and she pointed out to me is that's God's will. That is raining and you're going home now in rain. And you have to swallow things like that in not to say, you know, that would be a pressure, but episodes like that. I mean, you know how they tried to put you down because he go to church as a fifth grader. Yeah, but yeah, say, and then even when I would go to military service, I mean standing in front of commission there and because I was a ready, no seminarian. So the officers straightly. As are you freely there in seminary or they brought you in. Force you to do that said, no, I am really there. I mean, and I will stay. So is the military your military service required then by the government that all men of a certain age enter into military service that's vacuum? Yes, there was no exemption to the rules to say. Yeah, so yeah, and and also than it was clear that that others would get to serve nearby. I mean in Slovenia, I mean, but I was shaped like thousand kilometers or seven hundred miles down to Macedonia over there was a strong experience. Even in military. I mean. I mean that was brought up again. I mean all your seminarian. Alright. So you'll get a special duties to. For that. So in reality, I mean, they, they allowed you to practice your Catholic faith, but then they kind of tighten the screws to you and your family and other in other manners. Well, you can do it, but then we're going to get you in other ways essentially is how it played out. Exactly. Yeah, yes. So that's why then you start thinking, I mean, all right. What is this system and all that time in? Is it really what what they are advertising is really so freeing and equality and all that said, well, now it's not
Fr. Milan Dimic
"And really, I would be so happy. I mean in one day to have this celebration of Saint to were visual Bhargava we'll we're world praying for for for sure, and you can go on our website and find the prayers for for sainthood for Bishop Barroga. We're doing everything that we can to assist in the in the cause for sainthood in in in again, offering our our prayers for him. And I think actually Bishop Raica. You can hear them on the radio station praised the prayer for for sainthood for Bishop air. So we as a diocese are definitely behind it. What is this trip? This journey that you've taken in following the footsteps of Bishop bear go, what? What's the impact it? What do you think the impact will be on your own priesthood? When you go back to Connecticut. Sure in that is necessary to pursue. We're even in difficult conditions. I mean, even the say I was following the news in this days and of course is not so promising so positive. I mean, but even this kind of hurdles is necessary to overcome an and to do the best we can still. That's the task. I mean, ding. Worthwhile to pursue high main is is easy. So. Where really of that. I mean, any of in in the parish in Connecticut. I'm at right now. I mean, I realize I mean, it is a long way to go to improve the situation, but it is just simply necessary to persevere and also to have that in mind that only one is needed. Yeah. Yeah, I think I, for sure. I mean, obviously there's been a lot of talk in on, you know, on all the different shows here on the radio station and the news online. Lots of different ways to come at it. But I think in this, you know, like like Saint, Paul says in his letter to the Romans at where cinnabon grace abounds all the more I think in, you know, in this troubled time and we look at the life of father, Bishop Bishop era. Back before you even became a Bishop what he was doing that he was essentially just drawing on the strength of all the hardships in the things where he could have just packed it in and said, no, it's too hard. I'm going home. You know, we just heard in in the gospel last Sunday, you know that the that the Jews said this teaching is too hard. I can't follow him anymore and they left Jesus side in, we're kind of in that kind of in that same situation now where you know some of these stories are coming up again, those are those are stories of human weakness. They're not stories of the weakness that we find Christ. We only find strengthen in Christ. That you know, our faith is rooted in Jesus Christ. And and so when when we're unfaithful, he's always faithful. And so in in those hardships, I think you know, especially with Bishop era as an example that Christ is the only place that we draw strength to get to get through it, and it is worth it because the other option, you know, to leave his side only leads down a darker path and in. So I think, yeah, it's, it's a, it's been a tumultuous tumultuous time, but you know, hopefully your your trip here showed some bright light on that and some maybe some some renewed vigor that you can bring back to the diocese Bridgeport, that's for sure. And I concluded my journey yesterday, I went to Grand Rapids, and I found the nothern the exact location where father bargain that time started his no missionary efforts, and impressive thing was. That that he had a deed from the government United's of United States that he can purchase another grounds, I mean, and build the church there. And so I was those grounds there. I mean, this parking lot right now, but you say, oh, well, but this was the regional mission. Everything started from there and I kinda like concluded my journey. We're all started so that I can remember then. Well, all right. That's the beginning and well, one day we'll we altogether. I mean, I I would like to see. Not just the journey but to for all the efforts. Well, Milan I wanna I wanna thank you for coming on the crosswalk today. No of my prayers in your continued in the blessings upon your your ministry as you head back to Connecticut in for safe travels for sure. And I think you for coming on and sharing, you know your story. In your insights into individual Barroga. So thank you. And I wanna thank you for two and into the crosswalk today. Again, it's always a pleasure to have you join us here on the burger radio network. Just like Bishop Barroga life doesn't always doesn't always lead us down a path. That's the easiest in. Sometimes there's going to be hurdles and there's going to be obstacles, and there's going to be times where we need to get in the boat and get out of the boat and put on her snow shoes and trudge through the snow and in the path isn't always clear, but just like Bishop Barroga, you got to pick up your cross in follow Jesus in every journey begins with that. I now pray for you today. The you have the courage and the strength to pick up your cross and follow on beacon, Kevin, may God Bush. Are you a business owner or take maker? Would you like gain disability for your business? Thanks And so for part listening Catholic to radio the at crosswalk the same time, with underwriters deacon Kevin. are important part Join of the team. us again That's next our week operation exclusively call on eight, four, four, fair two, radio. three,
Wall St. set to open higher on U.S.-China trade talks
"Gang today the, market is backed. Out Remember yesterday They shot this market up four hundred points on. A story That there is. Going to be a conversation, between China and the United States. As far as trade talks the market started. To sink today they had to get it back up. Again so mid day they came out with a new headline Chinese, in US negotiators are drawing a. Roadmap I think you're drawing a map to. Show the Chinese how to get the United States unbelievable These are planted it's unreal when the market was coming down there. So? Fr there's so much, debt right now and the market for seven much has not, been able to break out. Of his January's high why because the large institutions the boys from the banks. And the insurance companies pension. Funds hedge funds and their reach they are not putting money into this market because they. See January twenty six when the market. Dropped? Eleven point we still, not have got that back yet we're still have pro death, seven months the market has. Stopped going up for seven months but nobody talks about
Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 p.m. EDT
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