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