What We Don’t Know (Halifax Explosion, #3)

 Steel is hard . . .  a law unto itself. It can’t be twisted, bent or broken with one’s hands.  There is no contest between human skin, muscle and bone and this inflexible metal.  So I have wondered how it is that military Humvees  (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle – HMMWV;  pictured at left), a … Continue reading What We Don’t Know (Halifax Explosion, #3)

  For Such a Time as This  (Halifax Explosion, #2)

On Thursday, December 6, 1917, an American ship loaded with explosives bound for the European war detonated in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Almost 2000 people were killed and 9000 were wounded, straining the medical facilities of the area.  Soldiers recuperating from World War I injuries became the new, immediately deputized hospital orderlies, … Continue reading   For Such a Time as This  (Halifax Explosion, #2)

Mayflower Mayhem (Part 2 of 3)

We continue looking at the adversity the 1620 voyage of the Pilgrims to the New World to gain perspective on what our own enterprizes may face: Before They Sailed The charismatic John Robinson, a Pilgrim leader, urged his Separatists Pilgrim friends to get along with the “Strangers” (non-Christians forced upon them);  even the caustic and … Continue reading Mayflower Mayhem (Part 2 of 3)

Your God Said What? (Genesis 12:1-9)

Imagine your husband coming home from his job one day to announce that you and your household would be moving to a land far away. In answer to your questions, you find out that only heathen people live there, it is out in the middle of nowhere and you will be permanently living in tents. … Continue reading Your God Said What? (Genesis 12:1-9)