A Fascinating Look at Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh is not just a fictional character but he actually lived–a long time ago.¬† Although after his death he became a major hero and was even worshiped as a god, he was also a historical king of the Sumerian city state of Urek and ruled sometime before 2000 BCE. The Read more…

Are You a Skeptic

Are you a skeptic? Do you like to see with your own eyes before accepting information? In the Bible we are told that Thomas could not believe in Christ’s resurrection until he actually witnessed the presence of Jesus Christ and could see the nail marks in his hands. We are Read more…

The Lazy Man’s Gardening Tool

What is the lazy man’s gardening tool? A tool which saves him/her hours of weeding and watering? You guessed it! Mulch! “Mulching” is a beautiful word for gardeners. Right now in my garden I have 4-5 different kinds of mulch. I have some shredded wood on some of the garden Read more…

Mystery of the Missing Constellation

In AD 850 Albumazar, an Arab astronomer, described the 48 original¬† constellations, listed in 12 groups of four, progressing around the zodiac.This list doesn’t quite match our modern list. Our modern constellations are almost identical to another ancient list –that of Ptolemy. Ptolemy was a Greek astronomer who was born Read more…

Time to Plant Tomatoes. What Fun!

If you have started your tomatoes from seed and tilled your garden for spring planting, then this is the easy part. If you haven’t started tomatoes from seed, you can buy plants at a local garden center; or even supermarkets carry them sometimes. Dig a little hole with a trowel Read more…

A Mother’s Grief

I felt like I had been transported back in time to the first century as our church on Good Friday sang the lamentations. I wanted to cry. The experience of the mother of Christ and Christ’s closest followers as they observed the crucifixion is brought to life in these lamentations. Read more…