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God of Surprises

We preach Christ crucified; a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles

1 Corinthians 1: 23

God is full of surprises. He sprung a great surprise in Jesus Christ that both Jews and Gentiles (Greeks) were equally taken aback. 333 more words


Greece, Merkel and the IMF

A relationship built on unforeseen and extreme experiences will be put to the test between now and Easter. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has clearly developed close ties with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. 477 more words


We’re With You Bones!

Just saw an article in the week about a mosaic they’ve uncovered in Turkey. It’s apparently from some rich fella’s dining room over 2,ooo years ago. 170 more words


Misunderstandings are apt to arise at a distance

Ralph Glyn was getting all his contacts to help him with intelligence background for his latest mission, in Greece.

23rd April 1916

My dear Glyn, 143 more words

Behind The Lines

Two Romans Disagree on Athens -- Lucretius and Sallust

From Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura:

“Athens, that famous name, first gave to sickly man
Fruit bearing crops long ago and with them
Created life anew and called for laws… 630 more words


Just played... To the Strongest!

A couple of days ago Johan came over to my house for a few beers and a game of To the Strongest! I had recently finished a couple of additions to my… 1,262 more words


Shaving Rituals

It was one of those questions from my son… Why do we (my boy seeing himself as a man) have to shave and where does the facial shaving come from… He’s just… 586 more words