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Do We Have New End-Time Scriptures?

What does the Bible say? “And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed…” (Isa. 29:11) That is a profound statement, “the vision of all!”  In other words, God has records from the beginning to the end – including the “End-Time.”

The Apostle John speaking of the End-Times saw “…another angel… having the everlasting gospel to preach… to every nation.” (Rev. 14:6-7)  If the Bible already had the “everlasting gospel,” why would the Lord tell John that?  The Apostle Peter promised a “restitution of all things” before the Lord’s Second Coming. (Acts 3:19-21)  The Apostle Paul prophesies for our day, “That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ…” (Eph. 1:10)

Joseph Smith translated the unsealed portion of the Book of Mormon, which the world received in 1830.  In it the Lord says regarding the sealed portion, we will not have it “until I shall see fit in mine own wisdom to reveal all things unto the children of men.” (2 Nephi 27:22)

SIGNS IN THE HEAVENS

In the year 2017, we saw signs in the heavens that the Lord is preparing to bring forth His ideal society (ZION – the pure in heart).  Will the sealed portion of the Lord’s scriptures help in this great process of preparing a people for that great day?  We know Christ is, “the way, and the truth, and the life.” (John 14:6)  If we are not Christ-centered, then it doesn’t matter where else we are centered.  We cannot be part of that ideal society if Babylon is our god.

HOW TO NOT BE DECEIVED

JS-Matthew 37, “And whosoever treasureth up my word, shall not be deceived for the Son of Man shall come, and he shall send his angels before him with the great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together the remainder of his elect from the four winds, from one of heaven to the other.” (bold highlight is mine)  Christ is the WORD, and His words are truth, and He uses witnesses.  This promise of how to “not be deceived” is repeated twice in the JS translation of the New Testament.  It is so important that we become very familiar with the scriptures, especially Isaiah, as Jesus commanded in Third Nephi 23:1-3, and ask the Lord for guidance, because Isaiah is prophesying of our day.

IN THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES

The Lord said, “…in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.” (Matt. 18:16)  When the Book of Mormon was brought forth the Lord called for witnesses, whose testimonies are shared to go forth with the book.  The title page declares to the world that the book is for, “the convincing of the Jew and Gentile that JESUS is the CHRIST…”  Three of the witnesses saw the gold plates shown them by the Angel Moroni and heard the voice of God declaring the plates, “have been translated by the gift and power of God.”  Eight other witnesses saw and handled the plates.

NEW INSIGHTS TO CONSIDER

Along with enjoying the messages of the April 2021 General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I was also introduced to an apparent translation of part of the sealed portion of the Book of Mormon.  I  suggest you to apply the principles shared above and to consider this Second Invitation. This information is available as a 156 page PDF file, which can be downloaded for your consideration. Is it a fulfillment of prophecy?  I am reading it now and would love your feedback.

It appears to be written to prepare a Zion people from other ancient writings of Moses, Enoch, Mormon, Moroni, Zenos, and the Three Nephites.  I am examining it against God’s word, and suggest you do the same so that we are not deceived.

This information is so exciting if this truly is a fulfillment of prophecy in preparation for the Lord’s coming.  It uses the Adamic phrases, I have shared previously on this site,  of which there are 1,800 such phrases in our current scriptures proving God’s word.

The translation was done with seer stones by Mauricio Berger from part of the sealed portion of the gold plates of Mormon into Portuguese and into English, yet Mauricio doesn’t speak English.  He describes Moroni giving him the plates and similar to the Book of Mormon, there were three special witnesses along with eight witnesses of these transcendent events.

John Pratt, who is considered to be probably the best Hebrew, Enoch calendar expert in the world, and who is a friend I know, has also been shown the gold plates.  John determined the date of the First Vision of the Prophet Joseph Smith from Enoch’s writings and calendar, when the Father and the Son visited him on the 26th of March 1820 to open the Dispensation of the Gospel for the Fullness of Times.

We live in interesting times and much is being revealed.  Are we ready?  Let us look to God and live (Alma 37:47) and treasure up His WORD that we are not deceived.

David W. Allan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equation of Time or the Analemma

The EQUATION OF TIME is part of our mortal journey as the earth goes around the sun.  Then we read the prophecy that “time no longer.” (Rev. 10:6), as we approach the Second Coming of our Lord.  WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?  Our trip around the sun is called the analemma, which is generally a little-known scientific wonder. Here I give a simple, brief understanding of this heavenly phenomenon and its relationship with the Coming of our Lord. In the goodness of God, the earth is at a 23 ½ degree tilt angle, which provides our seasons.  If that tilt angle were zero, life could not exist on earth, as we know it.  All things testify of Him.  That tilt angle and the elliptical orbit of the earth around the sun gives us the EQUATION OF TIME, or the analemma: Analemma – Wikipedia.  In other words, if you had a perfect clock and measured the sun’s position every 24 hours, you would see the overhead sun map out a path over the course of the year, as shown in the figure below.  For example, on 20 March 2021 at 0937 UTC (3:37 a.m. MST) the earth’s spin axis is exactly at right angles to the line going from the earth to the sun – the Vernal Equinox.  We welcome Spring on that day, if you are in the northern hemisphere, and autumn if you are in the southern hemisphere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is fascinating that as we are close to the Second Coming of our Lord not many years hence, we will move from the EQUATION OF TIME to the Lord’s TIME. The sun will no longer be our light, but He will be our light as the earth moves into the Millennial Epoch. Christ will reign for a thousand years as King of kings and Lord of lords to prepare the earth to be celestialized. He presents the earth, as well as those who are true and faithful, to the Father – beautifully and profoundly explained in the Allegory of Zenos: Who Are The Gentiles? Message From An Ancient Prophet | It’s About Time (itsabouttimebook.com)

I find it fascinating that the allegory goes all the way to the end of the millennium with the Lord’s promise for our day, “if ye labor with your might with me ye shall have joy in the fruit which I shall lay up…” (Jacob 5:71)

David W. Allan

Herbal Remedies and Priesthood Blessings

In the days ahead, I believe having a strong immunity is very important and trusting in the Lord to be imperative.  In His infinite capacity to do so, He lovingly blesses our lives according to that which will best be for our eternal good.  Here I share some personal experiences of herbal remedies and priesthood blessings that have been monumental for me in my mortal journey.  But this I know, His blessings cover body, mind, and soul – respecting our agency (free choice).  Life’s challenges are for our growth.  He never said it would be easy, and He will force no man to heaven; if He were to do so, it would not be heaven.”

Arrhythmia Problem

On January 1st, 1999, I was inadvertently poisoned while we were on our mission in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.  It caused a significant heart arrhythmia problem.  When I got home the following March and had a physical exam, the doctor said, “This is life-threatening.  You have two choices: you can be operated on or be on medication for the rest of your life.”  I said, “I like the third choice.” To get a priesthood blessing and look at naturopathic and herbal opportunities.  I found several herbs and specifically Hawthorne Berry Juice.  Interestingly, and we have a lot of Hawthorne trees in our county.  After about three months the arrhythmia was gone. THANK YOU, LORD!
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David W. Allan’s Diet and Exercise Habits

Because of the significant benefits, I have derived from what I have recently learned from Dr. Benjamin Bikman and for those desiring to know the change in my diet, as well as my eating habits and exercise routines, given what I learned from him and others over the years, I share highlights here for those interested.  I highly recommend Dr. Bikman’s book, Why We Get Sick. (WWGS)  At age 84, I think Dr. Bikman helped me find my “get younger” pill!

Insulin Resistance

I learned from Dr. Bikman that the most common health malady in the world is “insulin resistance,” yet most don’t know they have it.  Indications are that about 80% of US adults have it.  The main cause of the “insulin resistance” disease is continuous carbs throughout the day, which is the typical American diet.  The seriousness of this disease is when we realize that it exacerbates most of the chronic diseases of which most people die.  In other words, if they were cured of insulin resistance, then it would significantly reduce the probability of them dying from a chronic disease.  Dr. Bikman profoundly shares that “the key to a long-lean life is to keep insulin under control.”

Carb Meal

I focus on having one carb meal a day; the rest are controlled proteins and healthy fats.  The best choice is to have your carb meal be dinner and eat your proteins before the carbs, as the body better processes the carbs that way.  I enjoy my carbs, and I enjoy eating the IDEAL MEAL. Savor the fancy carb deserts for the weekend.
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Losing Weight and Getting Healthier

Better than the ketogenic diet, Professor Benjamin Bikman (BYU) has pioneered a major break-through in health and healthy weight loss.  His work is internationally famous and is best described in his book, Why We Get Sick, (WWGS) available on Amazon with 887 mostly five-star reviews.  Up to chapter 3 are available on Kindle, as well.  And I have a blog article that summarizes his pioneering work: Be kind to your Pancreas or Die.  As he profoundly shares, “the key to a long-lean life is to keep insulin under control.”  The medical community is just learning about his work.  I find his diet and exercise counsel have been easy and enjoyable to implement.  At age 84, I have been looking for the “get the younger pill,” and I have found it in his counsel, for which I am most grateful.  I enjoy eating and love my carbs — properly distributed in my daily diet and exercise.

He shows that there is a relatively unknown disease called “insulin resistance.”  Quoting from his book, “In fact, insulin resistance is the most common health disorder world-wide, and it affects more people — adults and children — each year than any other.”   “A recent study hints that up to 85% of all US adults may have it.”  And it increases the seriousness of most chronic diseases and in some cases causes the disease.

In the US in 2020, six times more people died of chronic diseases than from COVID-19.  In other words, this relatively unknown disease is more lethal than COVID-19.  But the most interesting thing is that both this relatively unknown disease and COVID-19 are curable in natural ways.  His simple suggested diet is, “Low carb; controlled proteins, and good fats,” to both deal with this disease and to lose weight naturally.  When you are in insulin balance, the body also uses fats as the body’s energy source.

Insulin Resistance

In the blog article, I share his questions so that you can self-diagnose whether you have the disease or not.  I have benefited greatly from what I have learned from Dr. Bikman, and here I share a summary of what I have learned for your benefit should you desire to lose weight and get healthier.  The wonderful thing about his counsel and guidance is that it is neither hard to do and still allows you to enjoy wonderful foods.
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Be kind to your Pancreas or Die

The Pancreas is a critical gland that is rarely discussed, but its health or sickness determine yours to an amazing degree.  It is located just behind and below the stomach.  It is essential in the digestion of food, and the proper processing of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats for use by your body along with a thousand other functions.  It is an amazing gland.  And as Dr. Benjamin Bikman points out, by taking care of your pancreas, you are taking care of every cell in your body, as it services them all.

“Insulin Resistance” is a not well-known, but serious health disorder of the pancreas.  Surprisingly, 85 % of the adults in the US may have it.  Because my family genetics have a tendency for hypertension, and one of the symptoms of insulin resistance is high blood pressure, I was particularly interested in learning more. Thus, I would like to share some research on the pancreas that could save your life, or at least prolong your life and this research has helped me tremendously.

What we Eat and How it is Processed by the  Pancreas

Every time you eat carbohydrates, your blood sugar rises which causes the pancreas to release a surge of insulin, to process the glucose generated.  If you eat proteins, the insulin release is a lot less.   If you ingest healthy fats, your insulin doesn’t surge at all, and you have stored it for energy use later.  I have learned that good fats are very good for you!  The more you study the digestion process, you see it is a marvelous process and gives evidence of Intelligent Design.

So, as we continuously eat carbohydrates throughout the day , we create a big problem causing “Insulin Resistance.”  I will explain, thanks to the work of Dr. Bikman:

Insulin Resistance is the Most Common Health Disorder

Professor Benjamin Bikman has shown in his game-changing research at BYU that too much insulin in the blood, which is called “insulin resistance” plays a major role in all chronic diseases.  In other words, all chronic diseases are made worse by having this health disorder.  You can see why I had the title be: “Be Kind to Your Pancreas, or you will Die!”  I need to point out that by following Dr. Bikman’s guidelines in his book, Why We Get Sick, (WWGS) you are really being kind to every cell in your body along with the pancreas.

Bikman shares that, “insulin resistance is the most common health disorder world-wide, and it affects more people – adults and children – each year than any other.”  As mentioned above, “85 % of all US adults may have it.” (p, xv WWGS)

How Do I Know I Am “Insulin Resistant?

In his book,  He asks,  “How do I know if I have it?”  To get a sense of your own risk level, answer these questions: (p. xviii WWGS)
·        Do you have more fat around your belly than you’d like?
·        Do you have high blood pressure?
·        Do you have a family history of heart disease?
·        Do you have high levels of blood triglycerides?
·        Do you retain water easily?
·        Do you have patches of darker-colored skin or little bumps of skin (“skin tags”) at your neck, armpits, or other areas?
·        Do you have a family member with insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes?
·        Do you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS, for women) or erectile dysfunction (for men)?

He then points out that, “If you answered “yes” to one question, you likely have insulin resistance.  If you answered “yes” to any two questions (or more), you most certainly have insulin resistance.

Insulin Resistance Is On the Rise

A paradigm shift is needed to understand why “insulin resistance” is so common, on the increase, and why it is so important to understand.  He gave an excellent talk at BYU explaining “insulin resistance.”  The Plagues of Prosperity | Benjamin Bikman – BYU Speeches.  In other words, from the title of his talk, our abundant lifestyles have led to this disease being so common and being on the increase.  As he says, it is a subtle and a most serious health disorder, and most don’t know they have it.

I am still learning from Bikman and others. And I highly recommend you read his book, but for those of you who may not have that opportunity, I will do my best to give you an explanation.

What Is Insulin Resistance?

The opposite of resistance is conductance.  In terms of “insulin resistance,” we can take the opposite point of view and call it insulin conductance – how well the cells are receiving insulin’s most important functions.  So insulin conductance is the opposite of the disease; it is moving toward health.  The great thing about Professor Bikman’s work is that he has found the great significance of the problem and also gives the solution.  How to move toward conductance.

So, insulin conductance translates to our cell’s sensitivity to insulin – how well the cells in our body are receiving insulin’s most important functions.  Amazingly, insulin services all the cells in our body with a thousand different functions.  It is both a hormone and a protein.  In a healthy person, the cells happily receive the services of this hormone.  As Bikman says, “Insulin regulates how a cell uses energy, changes its size, influences the production of other hormones, and even determines whether cells live or die.” (p 5 WWGS)

Why We Get Sick

As Dr. Jason Fung shares in the Foreword of Bikman’s book, “Why We Get Sick connects the dots between insulin resistance and problems of the head, blood vessels, internal organs, and more, to create a startling picture of why chronic conditions are on the rise and what we can do about it.”

I have improved my eating and exercise habits to take advantage of what I call the Bikman approach to a healthy lifestyle.  Because, hypertension runs in my family, taking what I learned from Dr. Bikman, in four days my blood pressure went from 159/99 down to 128/80; you can imagine how happy that made me, as I have been fighting this problem and its issues for many years.  My resting heart rate dropped as well from 65 bpm to 56 bpm.  I have always exercised, so I typically have a healthy heart rate.

Some of the simplified suggestions to go to insulin conductance, where you make the cells of your body happy by giving them a rest as they need it, he suggests for your diet: “Low carb; control proteins, and eat good fats.”   Our son, Nathan, who told me about Bikman’s book, has a good suggestion.  Have the carbs you like in one meal a day, and enjoy proteins and healthy fats for your other meals.  Nate, also suggest enjoy your sweet treats on the weekend with family and friends.  I enjoy my carbs!

Bikman has a whole chapter on the importance of exercise.  In America, the insulin resistance health problem is driven in large measure by our continual diet of high carbohydrates.  Most Americans are addicted to sweets.  Sugar is in most processed foods, and high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is found in almost all soft drinks as well as in a number of processed foods.

As Michael Pollan shares in his book,  Omnivore’s Dilemma, the liver doesn’t know what to do with HFCS and turns it into fat.  HFCS dulls the satiated sense.  This may be one of the main drivers for the obesity epidemic since most soft drinks use HFCS as a sweetener.  My wife and I avoid it like a plague when we are shopping.  HFCS is FDA-approved, but is a slow poison.  Sugar is a slow poison as well and contributes in a major way to the insulin resistance problem.

When constantly digesting foods such as sugary drinks, such as soda, juices, sports drinks, processed foods, and baked some goods, your blood sugars soar, your insulin spikes to counterbalance heavy blood sugars.   Any carbohydrates, like white rice, bread, and pasta can also cause insulin spikes.  Hence, the all too common disease “Insulin Resistance” from the improper diet and lack of exercise decisions in our prosperity!

Basically, all carbs get turned into glucose in our digestive process to provide the fuel our body needs, and insulin helps us use it in the right way when we are in a healthy insulin conduction mode (homeostasis).  Bikman shares in the several chapters of his groundbreaking book, Why We Get Sick, how different parts of the body become insulin resistant and how this major health problem ties to all of our major chronic diseases.  Then he shares what can be done about it.

An example is type 2 diabetes.  The medical community and those who have this disease typically measure the blood sugar with a glucometer or in a blood test.  If it is too high, they bring it down by injecting insulin.  What Bikman’s findings show is that injecting insulin is like “giving another glass of wine to an alcoholic.” Administering that moves them toward death, not life and many of the medical community have not learned this yet.

What is the Solution to This Problem?

Bikman’s insights show that the type 2 diabetes epidemic could be turned around and stopped by some straightforward lifestyle changes.  And his solution applies to a large degree with all the chronic diseases. It’s never too late to change your course and save your life, or at least prolong your life.  We live in the most exciting time in the history of the planet: enjoy the ride and look to Him who is over all, where we find peace, love, and joy, and not fear.

David W. Allan

PS   Following what I have learned from Dr. Bikman and over the years: I have one carb meal a day; the rest are controlled proteins and healthy fats.  The best choice is to have your carb meal be dinner and eat your proteins before the carbs, as the body better processes the carbs that way.  Avoid all vegetable oils, except for tropical oils like coconut oil, palm oil, and avocado oil, for example.  Many of these non-tropical oils are commonly used in processed foods and those foods should be avoided.   Avocados and most nuts are excellent foods and provide healthful fats.

The body naturally increases blood circulation to the stomach, etc. to bring about proper digestion.  Then exercise after carb consumption to burn the glucose is good.  The body converts carbohydrates into glucose in about 1-2 hours.  Eat fruits, don’t drink them, to get the bulk and maximum benefit the Lord designed; in the same light eat “whole foods” — not processed, preferably organic, and especially preferred if home grown and organic.  Be well hydrated.

Dr. Bikman suggests two tablespoons of apple-cider vinegar in a glass of water morning and night.  Our friend, Dr. Fred Bohman suggests to, “drink your food, and eat your drink.  Chew your food 29 times until it is liquid, and chew your drink so your saliva can mix well.”  Then the stomach and the pancreas best know how to process it.  The pancreas dumps different digestive juices depending on whether the food is carbs, protein, or fats.  ENJOY THE IDEAL MEAL!

Dr. Bikman has several talks on the internet.  I have listened to several.  The one he gave at Brickenridge, CO, is particularly interesting: Dr. Benjamin Bikman – ‘Insulin vs. Ketones – The Battle for Brown Fat’ – YouTube.

If a person has “insulin resistance,” this can be measured with a blood test, which can be done by those who have the facility — your doctor for example.   Such a test is not that convenient and costs money.  Dr. Bikman suggests a much simpler  test, “Ketones, in the context of insulin resistance, are most useful because they’re an inverse indicator of our insulin levels — they simply tell us how we’re doing keeping our insulin in check.” (p. 162 WWGS)  When we are in a healthy state of  ketosis, we breath out and urinate out ketones which can be measured easily with a ketometer — to know our state of ketosis.  This is the process of burning healthy fats.  I bought a meter for $38 that directly measures the ketones in my breath.  Now it is easy for me to know I am in a state of healthy insulin conductance — making all my cells happy.  I deeply appreciate Dr. Bikman’s enormous contributions.

Mark of The Beast

The Messiah is Coming!

Two of the signs that will proceed His Coming are 1) the gospel will be available to everyone because of His Loving kindness and before the final destruction of “wickedness,” and 2) Satan will unleash the “Mark of the Beast,” to counter the Christ and the great gospel outreach that will occur.  The more we can expose Satan’s subtle and seditious ways the less power he has to deceive us and the more effective we can be in helping share the Lord’s glorious gospel message with everyone.

Some of the Subtleties and Warnings Regarding the Mark of the Beast.

The New World Order (NWO) folks are seditious servants of Satan.  Their basic atheistic goals are control of the world and its resources and depopulation.  We will see that a significant part of their strategy is well modeled by the prophesied coming forth of the “Mark of the Beast.”

Warnings Regarding the New World Order Agenda:

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The Watchmen On The Tower

The watchman on the tower sees afar off to warn that the enemy is coming.  Because of the scriptural insights, I believe the Lord has given me, which I discuss in Chapter 23 of my book, It’s About Time,  helps us see where we are in the Lord’s timing of latter events, and who the enemy is, so we can hear the “sound of the trumpet” and be warned of the enemy’s intrigues.

Satan is so incredibly subtle, and he knows it is his last hour.  My hope is to alert you, as we look at the days ahead – knowing who the enemy is and how we can best prepare – in the summary of Chapter 23 and many other things I have learned about where we are and what is coming.

We Have Been Warned By Spiritual Watchmen

Ezekiel was sent by the Lord to be a watchman on the tower for the House of Israel, (Ezekiel 33:1-7) as are other prophets generally. But, specifically for our day are the words of Isaiah. In the Book of Mormon, it says: “…in the days that the prophecies of Isaiah shall be fulfilled, men shall know of a surety, at the times when they shall come to pass.  Wherefore, they are of worth unto the children of men…” (2 Nephi 25:7-8).

Similarly, the Lord has said, “And then shall my revelations [Book of Revelations] which I have caused to be written by my servant John be unfolded in the eyes of all the people.” (Ether 4:16)  We are especially blessed to have the Book of Mormon where all the prophets knew this was to be the book for our day.  Reading it is like reading the “Daily Newspaper,” but with clarity and much more accuracy.

Moroni saw our day very clearly, “I speak unto you as if ye were present, … But behold, Jesus Christ hath shown you unto me, and I know your doing.” (Mormon 8:35) Then, he goes on to describe the sins and pollutions of our day.

In the book of Ether, Moroni also describes in great detail our “awful situation”, describing the goals of secret combinations, which is to get power and gain for the purpose of overthrowing freedom. (Ether 8:18-26)

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The Covid-19 Vaccination Debate

The Covid-19 vaccinations are now readily available. The question arises on whether or not you and your family should receive one. I am not a medical doctor, but I am a scientist; for those where church credentials are important, I served six years as a Bishop and ten years as the Stake President of the Boulder, CO, Stake.  When I desire to learn about a topic, I go to the best sources I can find on the planet and learn from their data and avoid the hype on the internet where the question of vaccinations is highly controversial.

Dr. Vladimir Zelenko MD testified in December 2020 to the Senate Homeland Security that he had treated over 3000 COVID-19 cases and those who followed his protocol had 0.0% mortality rate.   Dr. Lee Merritt is well credentialed, and she has a most insightful interview with NEW AMERICAN.  The video and podcast on her website are very interesting and helps clear many misunderstandings as well.  I found the insights from Dr. Larry Palevsky, a pediatrician with the Northport Wellness Center, NY, to be very convincing, as his information is based on data. Here is his testimony.   Having a strong immunity system is paramount as well.

Dr. Joseph Mercola

Regarding COVID-19, Dr. Joseph Mercola’s web site is probably the most popular medical information website on the internet. He shares James Corbett’s Report on the COVID-19 vaccine.  We have these four reliable witnesses.  I will not take the vaccine, and I am encouraging my family to not do so as well. As Dr. Palevsky shares, the survival rate for COVID-19 is better than 99%.  Having a strong immunity system is a much safer and much healthier path in my mind.
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GPS Accurate to a Centimeter

How to find peace, love, and joy in the midst of the storms ahead in all that we do:

I have chosen to include God in all that I do, and that has made all the difference in my life.  I have learned that as we ask, seek, and knock (Matt. 7:7), God will put thoughts into our minds and inspire our doings.  I believe my master’s thesis, which gave birth to the Allan variance (AVAR), was inspired by God: Allan Variance – Spirit of Revelation | It’s About Time (itsabouttimebook.com).  Similar experiences have occurred over my professional career, and I give God the glory.  As an example, before I retired from the lab in Boulder, I was pondering on the problem of the inaccuracies in determining the positions of the GPS satellites; the vertical error component is the largest.  And the idea came into my mind that Kepler’s Third Law could solve this problem.  I asked my good friend, Professor Neil Ashby, to help me do the simulations.  We got some impressive results and presented a paper in the UK and later at an Institute of Navigation GPS conference in 2001 in Salt Lake City, UT: A New Paradigm for High Accuracy Orbit Determination at the Centimeter Level (allanstime.com).
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