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Ending With A Bang

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Ending With A Bang By Jonathan Aquino
Saturday Stories May 25, 2019
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I have always loved "The Big Bang Theory" because it is very super smart. It is on my top favorite American sitcoms along with "Frasier" and "Friends." It just ended like "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers," and since I started on a new work schedule that I've requested, it feels like the end of an era. I learned from Sheldon that 73 is the perfect number because 73's mirror is 37, and 37 is the 12th prime number, and 12's mirror is 21, and 21 is the product of 7 and 3, and the 21st prime number is 73. If you convert 73 to binary numbers, it is 1001001 which is also the same if you read it backwards. That was during episode 73. Then Raj said that when you type 5,318,008 on a calculator and turn it upside down, it spells "Boobies."
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One of my favorite scenes is when Sheldon met Stephen Hawking. Another is when Penny gave Sheldon a gift, a signed …

The Dragon Has Landed

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The Dragon Has Landed By Jonathan Aquino
Saturday Stories May 18, 2019
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One of the many things I'm grateful for is that there is no drama in my life. I have seen a lot of it in the things I read, and while I feel rejuvenated with quiet moments with a book, I'm glad the drama cannot touch me. I'm currently reading, aside from the metaphysical books by Dolores Cannon and Ruth Montgomery, the Game of Thrones graphic novel series. I'm now on the twelfth, which began when young Bran was abducted by Wildlings and ends when Ned Stark was attacked by Jaime Lannister – all shown in Season 1 of the "Game of Thrones" saga on HBO.
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The next episode next week will be the last. Season 8 would only have six. In Episode 5, Daenerys destroyed King's Landing with her one remaining dragon. There was an agreement that when the church bells ring, it would signal the surrender of the kingdom, and they rang, but she went on her attack – burning even innocent women and child…

A True Man of God

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A True Man of God By Jonathan Aquino
Saturday Stories May 11, 2019
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Paramhansa Yogananda once said, "Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself." I first read "Autobiography of a Yogi" two weeks ago, seventy-three years since it was published in 1946, yet I knew right away why it is become one of the greatest and most influential spiritual books of all time. During the funeral service of Steve Jobs which he arranged himself, guests were given a little brown box as a farewell present, and inside the box is this book. It was a great privilege for me to meet a real saint through his own words. I felt great awe when I read the stories of his teachers and their miraculous lives and deeds – Sri Yukteswar, Sri Lahiri Mahasaya and the great Sri Mahavatara Babaji. 
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Yogananda was a channel of wisdom and a bridge between East and West, the first teacher who taught the art and science of yoga to America. He was bor…

Iron Man Episode One

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Saturday Stories
May 4, 2019
Iron Man Episode One By Jonathan Aquino
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I enjoyed Avengers: Endgame when we watched it last Saturday. My prediction was correct that they would travel in time through the quantum realm. I won't give any spoilers, but the scenes I remember most were when Tony met his father before he was born, and when Thor met his mother on the day she died. I'm curious about time travel, which I've also talked about in my stories about The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, because my favorite TV show of all time is Voyagers! So, if I took even just one Infinity Stone from the past, then the entire course of history would change because Thanos wouldn't have gotten them all. That means there would be no Snap.
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But is there only one timeline? Doc explained it to Marty in Back To The Future. When a person goes back, it creates a "temporal events sequence" which creates an "alternate reality." Imagine a horizontal line on a blackboard, wit…