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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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Photo by Joel & Jasmin Førestbird on Unsplash REFLECTIONS The 2019 Baseball Playoffs in October were awesome. Congrats to Washington Nationals for winning the World Series. October 31 was a very sad day for me and my family. It was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Steve Holden's Blog
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Photo by Olivia Snow on Unsplash 90 Seconds Challenge -- Every day from now until Christmas, Pastor Burkey is inviting us to sit silent before God for 90 seconds. Amid the chaos of the Christmas season, find His calming voice to prepare you. Each day before you sit in silence... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CLCM Personal GPS
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Monday – Read Exodus 12:3-6. What does the word “sacrifice” mean to you? Where have you seen “sacrifice” in your life or in the lives of others? Tuesday – Read Exodus 12:7-11. After the blood of the lamb was spread over the doorway of the houses, the Israelites were commanded... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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While flying back from Germany this summer, this picture was in the Lufthansa magazine: Here is more details about these women pioneers in programming. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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We arrived in Rome late in the afternoon on Monday (June 17, 2019) and made it to our AirBNB via a reserved driver. This worked out great as our time in Rome was actually the shortest overall at this point.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther said: “The bread and wine in the Supper are the true body and blood of Christ.” He went onto say: “Such a mystery cannot be grasped except by faith and is revealed alone in the Word.”1 To say more than the Word indicates is to step... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Photo by Rachael Cox on Unsplash Day 1: Read John 3:3. When you think of your baptism, what images, stories, memories and special moments come to mind? What does it mean for you to be part of God’s family? -- If you haven’t been baptized, what are you waiting for?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Today's CHVRCHES Fan Podcast was recorded & published today (Monday, November 11, 2019). It covers "three tidbits" (aka 3bits) of CHVRHCES news you should know [full show notes] from episode #4: CHVRCHES have released a new song called “Death Stranding.” CHVRCHES recent show in San Diego and upcoming shows. CHVRCHES... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2019 at CHVRCHES Podcast
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Today (Monday, June 17, 2019) is our big travel day - Carson flies home to San Diego from Paris; and Steve & Conrad fly off to Rome (and then on to Amsterdam, Berlin, & back to Frankfurt to fly home... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Day 1: Read 1 Peter 2:4-5. Where do you see Jesus building your life to be like His? Where would you like His construction work to happen? Day 2: Read Matthew 16:17-19. The foundational faith statement about Jesus by the disciples is: “You are the Christ, the Son of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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Monday – Read 1 Corinthians 15:50-52. Our bodies serve as a constant reminder of the law. Even before we were obsessed with our weight, our health, our hair color, or our cuticles, no man or woman escaped the realization that his/her flesh was leading them straight to the grave. Our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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The message for this week included this excerpt -- As we talk about the eternalness of our life, reflect on what C.S. Lewis says in his book The Weight of Glory: “It may be possible for each to think too much of his own potential glory hereafter; it is hardly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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We arrived in Brussels in the afternoon of Tuesday, June 11. We met up with our "Belgium Family" near the main train station and did a walking tour of downtown central Brussels. We had dinner at Houtsiplou. It was very... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Day 1: Read Ephesians 4:4-6. If God desires His Church to be one, where do you see that unity happening? Where is it hindered? Where is God seeking to use you to make His Church one in Jesus? Day 2: Read Ephesians 4:1. For Paul, the calling he emphasizes is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
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This article from Recode by Kara Swisher called "Former Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn’s next move: investing in a phone secure enough for the president: In a Recode Decode interview, he explains why he’s working to launch a new secure... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
Gray ... Sorry you weren't there. I was hoping folks from the early days were able to attend. It was definitely a great event with high ROI. I hope the notes provide some value.
Steve Holden is now following Gary Slinger
Oct 23, 2019
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Here are my PDF notes from the Manager Tools M Conference held in Dallas, TX from October 9-10, 2019. I think the notes speak for themselves. This was an amazingly effective use of my time. I will be getting a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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This week's GPS is a deep dive into these words: “... AND SITS AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY. HE WILL COME AGAIN TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD.” Monday – Read Revelation 4:9-11. One image that describes Jesus’ role is a crown. He is the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2019 at CLCM Personal GPS
Steve Holden is now following Ktcat
Oct 15, 2019
Ktcat -- You might want to listen t David Allen's recent interview with the Lifehacker podcast talking about his new GTD Workbook ( https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-things-done-with-productivity-expert-david -1838370690 ).
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2019 on My Travel Folders at Steve Holden's Blog
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Back in the day the David Allen Company would sell physical products like planners, file folder systems, inboxes, etc. One of the last things I bought from them before they stopped selling physical products was their ORANGE mesh travel folder... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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When we arrived in Paris it was still late mid-day (trip summary), so after dropping off our stuff at our hotel (Hôtel de Roubaix) we started walking toward the Seine and then towards the Effiel Tower. Here is our collection... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Our trip from our Airbnb included a stop in Bayeux on the way to returning our rental car in Caen. We ended up renting the car from Avis which worked great from my phone while we were actually traveling via... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog
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Our Airbnb was excellent (photos). We would highly recommend staying there. And the area around our Airbnb -- known as Les Bateaux -- was very amazing. It was a short walk down to the beach. There was a WWII Jeep... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2019 at Steve Holden's Blog