The Lure of Self-Sufficiency

Some years ago I enjoyed the book, The resilient Gardener, Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times, by Carol Deppe. Carol tells us we need to learn how to grow, not just salad foods, but staples with protein and calories we could depend on. She suggests that the 5 essentials Read more…

Hints on Stargazing for Spring

We all need hobbies. Here’s one you could learn without spending much money: stargazing! When you can identify a constellation, you can feel like you have a friend in the sky who greets you from time to time. I developed a set of four worksheets which give some directions and Read more…

Our Long Awaited Redeemer

This month, at Easter, we celebrate the Redeemer who gave his life to conquer death. Who was looking for the coming of the Redeemer? Since the fall of man in the Garden of Eden, mankind has been awaiting a promised Redeemer who would defeat Satan. There is a verse in Read more…

What is your concept of Ancient Man?

Were ancient people a bunch of godless, idol worshipping, evil folk? Or did they have morals and some understanding of a creator God/gods who should be worshipped? As I mentioned in my book, Sacred Strands, the Story of a Redeemer Woven Through History, a prominent Assyriologist (one who studied ancient Mesopotamia) named Read more…