On the low-side of the Cathedral

Low Side Window n. Pronunciation: Brit. /ˌləʊˌsʌɪd ˈwɪndəʊ/, U.S. /ˌloʊˌsaɪd ˈwɪndoʊ/Etymology: < low adj. + side n.1 + window n. Church Archit.  [‘ In some medieval churches: a small window lower than the other windows and typically situated in the chancel or presbytery.  It is the space around the altar in the sanctuary at the … Continue reading On the low-side of the Cathedral

Is Petra in the Old Testament

The theory is that the Greek name Petra (“Rock”) replaced the biblical name Sela, which is mentioned in 2 Kings xiv. 7 1In the second year of Joash son of Joahaz king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah became king.... 3 He did right in the sight of the LORD.. 5 … Continue reading Is Petra in the Old Testament

Novogorod Russia & St Sofia

 Novogorod is the most ancient cities  of Russia, like Veliky Novgorod and Staraya Russa & is located in the north-west of European part of Russia.   What is most remarkable is the St Sophia Cathedral, constructed in 1045.  The fortress was made from  wood the local region as Novogorod is located in a heavy forest … Continue reading Novogorod Russia & St Sofia

Depression can be overcome with Gratitude

.Restoring Happiness in People With DepressionScienceDaily (July 28, 2011) — Practicing positive activities may serve as an effective, low-cost treatment for people suffering from depression, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Duke University Medical Center.In "Delivering Happiness: Translating Positive Psychology Intervention Research for Treating Major and Minor Depressive Disorders," a paper … Continue reading Depression can be overcome with Gratitude

Book Review: The Greek Qabalah

The Greek Qabalah: Alphabetical Mysticism and Numerology in the Ancient World by Kieren BarryMy rating: 1 of 5 stars. Most have given it 4-5 Stars. I am alone here.I had wanted to read this since it came out but the price was prohibitive.  When I finally got a copy through Scribd, I was amazed at … Continue reading Book Review: The Greek Qabalah

On Laziness and Freedom

The diligent find freedom in their work but the lazy are oppressed instead by it and so become a slave to their desires.                           Proverbs xii:24Good News Translation.Through diligence, hard work, concentration and effort, men get riches, and through riches they arrive to power and authority over others. They grow from apprentices and journeymen and then become … Continue reading On Laziness and Freedom

Gratitude Journaling

I got Simple Abundance from the library and enjoyed it immensely. In it Sarah Ban Breathnach discusses daily all the things that make ours an abundant life. You can read and hear some excerpts here.One of the things that Sara is big on is a gratitude journal which makes sense as SA (Simple Abundance as … Continue reading Gratitude Journaling

Radio God…or getting the message

r By faith,  Abraham obeyed the call of God and went out to a place which he was to receive his inheritance; and he went, not knowing where he was going.                     Hebrews 11:8  Thoughts I think today the problem is through all the noise that is … Continue reading Radio God…or getting the message

The Mansion on the Hill…John

Let not your heart be troubled, agitated or distressed,  for as you believe in God, believe also in me.  In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would not said it.— John xiii.1Interestingly, in astrology the twelve houses are also called mansions historically but in the Bible where it all … Continue reading The Mansion on the Hill…John

Regrets, I’ve had a few…Isaiah

Isaiah  xl:18 Remember ye not the former things, nor consider the things of old. 19 Behold, I will do a new thing;=========All of the past  should be forgotten, because it is a “former thing” and instead we should forgive, forget and be thankful for today and let tomorrow be amongst the fallen It is a nice … Continue reading Regrets, I’ve had a few…Isaiah