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WHAT A WASTE –

WHAT A WASTE! The Germans had a very powerful weapon in WWII which never repaid its investment. The TIRPITZ was the largest battleship ever built in Europe, with dimensions slightly exceeding those of her sister ship the Bismarck.  Tirpitz never … Continue reading

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INCOMPREHENSIBLE – but a REALITY beyond doubt

Dr Howard Kelly always wore a button with a question mark on it.  He was constantly asked for the reason he always wore it, to which he asked in reply, “What do you think is the greatest thing in all … Continue reading

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BLURRED! or a true image?

Near the entrance to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, is a portrait with this inscription “James Butler Bonham: no picture of him exists. This portrait is of his nephew who greatly resembled his uncle. It is placed here by … Continue reading

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DEAD – but carrying life sustaining properties

    The Dead Sea is the most remarkable body of water in the world. The water is bitter to the taste and leaves a yellow stain. No fish live there. No flowers or fruits grow on its shores. No … Continue reading

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CONUNDRUM. Was Sir Isaac Newton wrong?

Sir Isaac Newton had an exact replica of our solar system made in miniature. The planets revolved around the sun, all geared together by rods, cogs and belts. A visitor, marvelling at the device, asked who made it. Sir Isaac … Continue reading

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BEATEN TOSSED AND KEPT – or unwanted and discarded.

Do you sometimes feel as though life is pounding you, tossing you about and throwing you onto rocks?  

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ARE YOU IN THE TANK? With a predator?

Experiencing difficulties? This might help.  A few years ago there was a strong public demand all over USA for codfish from the NE States.  The cod was caught, frozen and shipped, but the freezing destroyed much of the flavour. So … Continue reading

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Part 8 – I AM ADOPTED! I have a father.

The week after my confrontation with the priests I started attending a Bible study with Pat and a few other young people.  At the very first Bible study I attended, they were reading Romans chapter 8 and it was my … Continue reading

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“IF ONLY” – regrets, self recriminations or “in spite of” opportunities

“IF ONLY…..” What sad words! I’ve heard them many times, expressing REGRET or SELF RECRIMINATIONS,  especially at funerals. “If only I had listened to him, he might still be alive” – “If only I’d told her I was sorry before … Continue reading

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