Top Ten Reasons Most People Resent Insurance

Most people have developed some form of innate resistance to insurance sales.  Otherwise you would truly become “insurance poor” because there is no silencing the unending variety of insurance pitches that bombard us.  Certainly, not many people grow up with the goal of becoming an insurance sales person.  It usually is more of a fallback position after some other more idealistic...
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Top Ten Questions Christmas Answers

The world is all of the time asking a variety of questions about the person and work of Jesus Christ. Some questions spring from a mocking or overtly antagonistic posture – like we see in 2 Peter 3:4  “Where is the promise of His coming?”  It looks to us like the scientific postulates of uniformitarianism (all things continue just as it was from the beginning of creation) argue against such a...
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Top Ten Reasons the 2013-14 Terps Men’s Basketball Team Are the Most Frustrating All Time

The Terps ACC run is now history as Florida State unceremoniously dunked them out of their final ACC tournament in the last second.  This game proved to be a microcosm of the entire season.  All of the ways in which Turgeon’s Terps inflicted pain on their fans throughout the season were highlighted in this win-or-go-home crushing defeat.  Sure the Terps can be praised as gritty —...
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“Top Ten” Qualifications for a Major League Pitching Coach

Since the Orioles are interviewing candidates for the position of pitching coach, I thought I would highlight the Top Ten Qualifications for a Major League Pitching Coach.  This seems like a cushy job to me.  You stay behind the scenes and don’t face any of the media pressure.  The manager ultimately makes all of the decisions anyway about which pitchers to start and when to relieve them. ...
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“Top Ten” Misnomers That Strike My Fancy

A misnomer is a word with a surprising and misleading meaning.  It is attached to something where it ends up being misapplied or just plain wrong.  But after having been used for a long period of time, the misnomer can easily fly under the radar — which is why it is helpful to highlight some of the more blatant ones here. 10)  Slumber Party — especially for young girls — is not...
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“Top Ten” — Reasons Hotels Provide Such Poor Lighting in Their Rooms

No matter the quality of the hotel, one thing you can count on is poor lighting in your room for the night.  I guess hotels figure that everybody must stagger back to their rooms in some type of drunken stupor where any type of normal lighting would  be too stark and abrasive.  It is annoying enough that you have to spend time figuring out where all the switches are and what they control.  But...
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