Raiders of the found Ark?

ark…and behind the second veil, the part of the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of All, which had the golden censer and the ark of the covenant overlaid on all sides with gold, in which were the golden pot that had the manna, Aaron’s rod that budded, and the tablets of the covenant; and above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat. Of these things we cannot now speak in detail. Heb 9:3-5
Last Friday, a patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia said that he would announce to the world the unveiling of the Ark, which he says has been hidden away in a church in his country for millennia. Continue reading

Dallas World Aquarium

Braeden, Lindsey, and Haylee at the entrance of the DWA.

Braeden, Lindsey, and Haylee at the entrance of the DWA.

Over the weekend, Linda, the grandkids and I went to Dallas.
One of our stops was the Dallas World Aquarium, which is a truly amazing place. (And I don’t say that about a lot of places) Continue reading

They’s Just Folks

He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead. Acts 17:31
And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment, Heb 9:27
You’ve probably heard the news that both Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson both died yesterday.
Looking at the online articles this morning, I see no word on Farrah; Michael’s death dominates the headlines.

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A Horse’s Rear

horses_rearSome trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the LORD our God. Ps 20:7
The US standard railroad gauge, the distance between the rails, is 4 feet, 8.5 inches.
That’s an exceedingly odd number.
Why was that gauge used? Continue reading

The Wait

I sat in the waiting room at the doctor’s office yesterday.
My test results were in, and there I sat; waiting and waiting and waiting.
It makes you wonder why they even bother assigning you a specific time to be there.
They should just say, “Show up any ol’ time and we’ll eventually get to you!” Continue reading

Hell And A Texas Summer – They Have Something In Common

summer heatSummer is here in the pineywoods of East Texas, where the real culprit is the humidity, that is, the amount of moisture in the air.
It chills you to the bone in winter and makes you sweat before the sunrises in summer.
The blistering heat has raised the “feel like” temperature to over 100 degrees. Continue reading