Hi, I’m Jim Watkins: author, speaker, threat to society. Scroll down for my latest posts on campaign 2016, Pokémon Go, race relations, high-tech/low life, and much more. In fact, you can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, …
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Hi, I’m Jim Watkins, and welcome to my online magazine. This week’s issue looks at technology: the good, the bad, the buggy with a Pokémon top ten list and a brand new column, plus five posts from the cyber cellar, a snarky cartoon and high-tech quotations. You can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and …
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July 10, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim Watkins, and welcome to my online magazine. This week’s issue looks at last week’s tragic chapters in race relations. First, a feature article I wrote for Rescue magazine on the state of race relations. Then a look at various kinds of prejudice often seen in churches, a book excerpt …
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July 3, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim. Welcome to my online magazine. This week’s issue looks at keeping your dreams alive and how to respond when they apparently die.) You can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life …
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I have in my right hand, direct from my home office in Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category: Top ten posts from June 2016 10. Voting for the lesser of two evils? There’s another option for Americans! 9. Who is the supreme super hero? 8. Cure for common cold: sex 7. Hope & Humor cartoons 6. …
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Shock. Disbelief. Horror. Anger. Grief. These are just a few of the emotions overwhelming everyone affected by today’s attack on the Istanbul, Turkey, airport. Here are some resources I hope will be helpful in responding to this attack by heartless terrorists. Reacting • Dealing with death and grief • “bin Laden, kiss my pass!” (September …
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June 26, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim. Welcome to my online magazine. As Finding Dory opens in theaters, this week’s issue looks at finding God’s will.. (Just keep swimming!) You can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life …
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June 19, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim. Welcome to my online magazine. This week’s issue looks at big questions: unanswered prayer, unfulfilled promises, unpunished evil. (And click if you missed last week’s Dad’s day issue.) You can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, …
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June 12, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim. Welcome to my weekly online magazine. It’s just one week to Father’s Day, so here here’s my salute to dads. You can also access over 300 posts—more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at—on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life hacks, love, …
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June 5, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim, and welcome to more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at! It’s June, so here here’s my Lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer issue: You can also access more than 300 posts on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life hacks, love, parents, …
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I have in my right hand, direct from my home office in Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category: Top ten posts from May 2016 10. Encouraging quips and quotations 9. Cure for common cold: sex 8. Does DNA disprove evolution? 7. Voting for the lesser of two evils? There’s another option for Americans! 6. God is …
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May 29, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim, and welcome to more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at! Lois and I are in Fairbanks, Alaska, celebrating our nephew’s wedding! The happy couple are both in their late 30s and never been married, so it was a truly joyful time. Then this coming …
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May 22, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim, and welcome to more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at! After a long, six-month hiatus, I’m back on the conference circuit today at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference in Asheville, North Carolina. I can’t wait to teach a continuing session, “From Reflectig …
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May 15, 2016 Hi, I’m Jim, and welcome to more encouragement and entertainment than you can shake a memory stick at! The theme for this week of Pentecost Sunday: “Church” is not four-letter world. You can also access more than 300 posts on death, faith, health, heavy topics, holidays, hope, humor, life hacks, love, parents, …
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May 2016 If the 2016 presidential election was held today, “None of the Above” would get a lot of votes! An exit poll in West Virginia’s primary found that 21 percent say they’ll support neither “presumptive” candidate Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. In Kentucky’s primary, Trump—as the only candidate still in the Republican race—only garnered …
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