– News 201008 | 31 August 2010 | Tuesday


Dear Friend,

I know that time is precious for everyone these days, so I’ll try to keep this update short. The approximate reading time for this message is about 5 minutes. Feel free to reduce your reading time even more by skipping over topics that don’t interest you.

Personal Update. My Personal Update for August is now available. Photos and a video from my recent India trip are now available in a special report and also on my photo galleries page.

Heart Songs. The Heart Song selections for August are now available on iTunes. This month there are only three songs representing an eclectic mix of genres. The songs are in alphabetical order by title. The first song is Our God by Chris Tomlin from the Passion: Awakening (Deluxe Edition) album. This is a very nice live performance version of this popular worship song. It has amazingly remained at about position 130 (currently 129) on the aggregate iTunes charts for all music in all categories sold through the store, performing better right now than popular songs by Miley Cyrus, Eminem, Enrique Iglesias, Lady GaGa, Reba McEntire, Hanna Montana, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Usher. It’s remarkable for an inspirational praise song to reach so high in the charts when competing with pop musicians on multi-million dollar labels. The second song for this month is Pee Loon Hoto Ki Sargam by Pritam & Mohit Chauhan from the soundtrack to the movie Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai. I heard the song while in India at a clothing store, and it really stuck with me. The third song for this month is Poker Face by Lady GaGa from the album The Fame. It’s a catchy tune that I heard briefly during the movie trailer for Easy A. The song Everytime performed by Jackie Evancho from her album Prelude to a Dream is no longer available through the iTunes store. I’d downloaded the song to be a fourth song for this month, but at the time of this writing, all of her music has been pulled from the iTunes store. I’m not sure why. Her performance of the song is much better than the version popularized by Britney Spears. Although the Hi-Bias Radio Remix version of Britney’s performance is quite good as found on her My Prerogative album.

Calendars Available. This coming year we have two calendars to choose from. Our standard calendar for 2011 begins with December 2010 and features motivational photos and quotes. We only have 200 of these, so if you want one, let me know soon. Jewish Art Calendars for the year 5771 are available free while supplies last. Just let me know if you’d like one. Remember that the year 5771 of the Jewish calendar begins with September 2010 of this year, so you won’t need to wait 3,761 years to use these Jewish calendars. All of these calendars are free. Donations toward shipping are appreciated, but not required.

Grubbe Graphics – Graphic Design and Comic Creations. This past week I enjoyed launching a new website. Visit and let me know what you think.

What’s New. This month a variety of articles and content were added. Remember you can always find out the latest news by visiting the What’s New Page and the Documents Page. Here are a few highlights of recent documents (most recent at top):

Thanks. I want to thank the global team of volunteers, contributors, and workers “behind the scenes” who help make all this possible. I’m very grateful to the many people who continue to uphold and advance the mission of Resources for Life. Thanks again for your support. Please let me know if there is any way that Resources for Life can serve you better.


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