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36 HOURS IN...The Barbados

I love finding great deals on airfare and hotel accommodations so in May when JetBlue offered their flights to the Barbados for around $50 each way, I immediately booked my flight. 264 more words

Gleanings from the Bible: 2 Samuel

Following the death of Saul at the end of First Samuel, Second Samuel takes up the reign of David. I used to think that David just took over the throne relatively smoothly but as we read the account we realise that the underlying tensions between the tribes supporting Saul (principally his own tribe, Benjamin) and David’s tribe (Judah), prolonged the process considerably and led to bitter civil war. 639 more words

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Bathsheba

“Your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you” – Leonard Cohen, Hallelujah

Reflections of 1 Kings

1 Kings was not what I expected, after all the others. It had a way of contributing to the progression of the story without actually being a part of the story. 363 more words

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Lifeline: God’s Rebels - Overcome—Reformation Theology in the Everyday

My father never missed to pick up the daily newspaper. It was always on agenda for him to know what was going on around the world, at the time when there were a handful of FM radio stations, no satellite TV (just UTV). 601 more words

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