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Steve Holden
San Diego, CA
I am a computer scientist with a wonderful wife & three awesome kids.
Interests: Faith, Family, Friends, Technology, Music, Podcasting, Exercise, Politics, Baseball
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Technology I found out a gotcha with my new Zoom H6 Portable Audio Recorder. You need to format the card on the H6 before you record anything. If you don't, then the files saved are in a strange pseudo file... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Steve Holden's Blog
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Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash Day 1: Read Mathew 7:13-14. When have you been burned by taking a perceived short cut? When have you found taking the longer way, the road less traveled, is the better way? Day 2: Read Mark 1:10-11. Jesus' journey on the road less traveled... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CLCM Personal GPS
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Photo by juan pablo rodriguez on Unsplash Day 1: Read Mark 9:2. Jesus could have gone alone to the Mount of Transfiguration, but he seeks to widen the circle. He seeks to bless His friends as He, Himself is about to be blessed. Why do you think He invites these... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Photo by Marc Scaturro on Unsplash Day 1: Read Genesis 27:38. A missed blessing hurts everyone. Do you know someone who has experienced missing a blessing? Are you someone who has experienced missing a blessing? What has helped you move forward? Where do you need to pray for God to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
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The 30th CHVRCHES Fan Podcast was recorded on Friday, February 2, 2018 and published on Saturday, February 3, 2018. This issue covers the following topics (full show notes): The Modern Record's review of "Get Out" Annie Mac's Hottest Record In The World Lauren's Interview With ALT 98.7 Spin on "Get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2018 at CHVRCHES Podcast
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Engadget recently published a hands-on review from CES 2018 on a new smart-screen device from Lenovo -- "Lenovo Smart Display hands-on: Google Assistant gets a new kind of home". It looks like a nice device for not only using Google... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash Day 1: Read Jeremiah 29:11. “Some people believe they are on a path in life that leads to a hopeless end, that life's road is headed towards doom and despair. What we need to remind ourselves is that the road our God has ahead... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
Technology I got a Zoom H6 Portable Audio Recorder for Christmas (see below). I'm really excited to try it out in Hawaii (see below). Thankful For The A Holiday Variety Show in Hollywood, CA at the Fonda on Wednesday, December... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Day 1: Read Philippians 1:3-4. Like Paul, how can you use your prayers to give thanks and bless someone? Whom will you pray for God to bless today? Day 2: Read Luke 6:27-28. Most of us don't identify specific enemies, more like people we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
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The 29th CHVRCHES Fan Podcast was recorded and published on Monday, January 15, 2018. This issue covers the following topics (full show notes): A Review Of The Holiday Variety Show - Featuring CHVRCHES, Computer Games, Death Cab For Cutie, MUNA, etc. The latest news: New album New concerts New comic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at CHVRCHES Podcast
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Photo by Caroline Hernandez on Unsplash Day 1: Read Genesis 2:7. In other aspects of creation, God says the word and it is. Why did he touch the ground and breath life? What does this say about God’s value on touch? About our value on touch? Day 2: Read Matthew... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Focus on this week's Message from Deuteronomy 30:19-20 to teach us the Five Elements of a Blessing: Give appropriate meaningful touch. Speak words of blessing. Express high value Picture a special future. Make an active commitment. Day 1: Read Deuteronomy 30:19-20. In the Old Testament, life has the idea to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Monday – Read Ecclesiastes 3:14. How does your belief in God’s eternity affect your daily attitude and faith walk? Tuesday – Read Matthew 25:34. Are you on his right because of what you do, or do you do what you do because you are on his right? Wednesday – Read... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. -- Luke 2:11 Day 1: Read Luke 2:11. Where have you gotten caught up in the hype of Christmas this year? Where do you need to hold on to the hope of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
Technology My primary computer for the last couple of years has been a Chromebook. I recently upgraded to an HP Chromebook 13 G1, and I'm loving the 16-GB of RAM and Intel Core m7 processor. I was able to find... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at Steve Holden's Blog
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The 28th CHVRCHES Fan Podcast was recorded and published on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. This issue covers the following topics (full show notes): A Holiday Variety Show - Featuring CHVRCHES, Computer Games, Death Cab For Cutie, MUNA, etc. Answer Podcast Trivia Question on Facebook In addition, please consider: Donating to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at CHVRCHES Podcast
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Day 1: Read Luke 19:10. Jesus shares His purpose in coming to earth in this verse. As you get ready for Christmas, how can you remind yourself of Jesus reason for coming? How can you share that news with others? Whom can you pray for today for Jesus to seek... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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This week each day before you do the Bible reading and answer the question, use a Holy Spirit breath prayer to start your time with God. When you inhale, pray: Holy Spirit, fill my soul. When you exhale, pray: Holy Spirit, guide my day. Day 1: Read Mark 1:4. You... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Day 1: Read 1 Corinthians 1:4-5. With the pace of life this time of year, the temptation is to live without relying on the resources God makes available to us today. The opportunity before us is you can experience a life that takes you beyond your personal limitations: God has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Day 1: Read Matthew 25:40. As you look at your life right now, do you feel a greater sense of compassion fatigue or compassionate faith? What’s your “least of these” story about how God sent someone to help you in a time of your need? Day 2: Read Matthew 25:34-36.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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The 27th CHVRCHES Fan Podcast was recorded on Saturday, November 11, 2017 and published on Sunday, November 12, 2017. This issue covers the following topics (full show notes): Tegan and Sara's "The Con X" Lauren's views on the need for Gun Control A Holiday Variety Show - Featuring CHVRCHES, Computer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at CHVRCHES Podcast
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Day 1: Read 1 Chronicles 29:11-12. How does King David lift up God as the ultimate King in these verses? When do you lift up God as the ultimate King in your life? Today in prayer, affirm who God is, what God does, and whom God is over. Day 2:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Day 1: Read Ephesians 6:13. When have you sensed the day of evil in your life? What role has prayer played? What role in the future will prayer play? Day 2: Read Ephesians 6:17. With the helmet of salvation, God protects your head. For a Roman soldier wearing a helmet... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Day 1: Read Psalm 46:1-2a. How do you complete the sentence: God is …? Luther moved from a God he feared and at times even hated, to a God he trusted, loved, and followed. How has this concept of Luther’s changed, revised, and grown over the last 5-10 years? Day... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Day 1: Read Proverbs 4:23. Why do you think Solomon puts such a high priority on guarding your heart? Where is your heart susceptible to temptations attacks? What helps you to guard your heart and to treat it as the wellspring of your life? Day 2: Read James 1:13. God’s... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at CLCM Personal GPS