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  • Guten Appetit

    07 May 2018

    Guten Appetit Guten Appetit is what they say in Germany when the start eating meals there. Guten Appetit is a standard opening meal greeting. Guten Appetit means ‘enjoy your meal’. It is normally announced by the host before the meal starts. German food...

  • German

    13 May 2018

    Covenant - der Bund devotional - die Andacht Ostern (no article) evangelical - die Evangelikalen; "die Evangelischen" in Germany are the non-catholic Christians, which are mostly Lutherans mass - die Messe, der Gottesdienst Passover - das Passahfest testimony...

  • A Story

    13 May 2018

    It was dark when she had came to the party. She had put it off for as long as she could, otherwise she would have been there much earlier. It was in a small, wooden lonely hut at the edge of a primeval forest. Inside she joined in a light, desultory conversation...

  • bajka

    13 May 2018

    Było ciemno, kiedy przyszła na imprezę. Odkładała to tak długo, jak mogła, inaczej mogła być tam znacznie wcześniej. Znajdował się w małej, drewnianej samotnej chacie na skraju prastarego lasu. Wewnątrz dołączyła się do lekkiej, beznadziejnej rozmowy...

  • WE ARE SPEECHLESS 

    18 May 2018

    WE ARE SPEECHLESS OUR PHONES ARE WIRELESS OUR COOKING IS FIRELESS OUR CARS ARE KEYLESS OUR FOOD IS FATLESS OUR DRESSES ARE SLEEVELESS OUR RELATIONSHIPS ARE MEANINGLESS OUR ATTITUDES ARE CARELESS OUR FEELINGS ARE HEARTLESS OUR BABIES ARE FATHERLESS OUR...

  • Life In A Scotch Sitting Room

    22 May 2018

    Life In A Scotch Sitting Room ‘Scotland gets its brains from the herring,’ said Grandpa, and we all nodded our heads with complete incomprehension. Sometimes, for a treat, we got playing with their heads; glutinous bony affairs, without room for brains,...

  • Bible disobedience

    07 June 2018

    The Bible contains several accounts of people who disobeyed God and paid a dear price. Probably one of the most important stories is that of Moses—the lawgiver. He preached “Obey the Lord!” day after day, year after year to the children of Israel. Then...

  • Disobedience in the Bible

    07 June 2018

    In Exodus the Egyptian Pharaoh gave the clear command to two midwives that they were to kill all male Jewish babies. An extreme patriot would have carried out the government’s order, yet the Bible says the midwives disobeyed Pharaoh and “feared God, and...

  • Biblical disobedience

    07 June 2018

    In Joshau 2 , Rahab directly disobeyed a command from the king of Jericho to produce the Israelite spies who had entered the city to gain intelligence for battle. Instead, she let them down via a rope so they could escape. Even though Rahab had received...

  • Disobedience in the Bible

    07 June 2018

    Disobedience The book of 1 Samuel records a command given by King Saul during a military campaign that no one could eat until Saul had won his battle with the Philistines. However, Saul’s son Jonathan, who had not heard the order, ate honey to refresh...

  • An example of disobedience in the Bible

    07 June 2018

    Another example of civil disobedience in keeping with biblical submission is found in Kings . That chapter briefly introduces a man named Obadiah who “feared the Lord greatly.” When the queen Jezebel was killing God’s prophets, Obadiah took a hundred...

  • Daniel in Disobedience

    07 June 2018

    Daniel records a number of civil disobedience examples. The first is found in chapter 3 where Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego refused to bow down to the golden idol in disobedience to King Nebuchadnezzar’s command. The second is in chapter 6 where Daniel...

  • New Testament civil disobedience

    07 June 2018

    In the New Testament, the book of Acts records the civil disobedience of Peter and John towards the authorities that were in power at the time. After Peter healed a man born lame, Peter and John were arrested for preaching about Jesus and put in jail....

  • A last biblical civil disobedience

    07 June 2018

    A last example of civil disobedience is found in the book of Revelation where the Antichrist commands all those who are alive during the end times to worship an image of himself. But the apostle John, who wrote Revelation, states that those who become...

  • Animal Farm

    27 June 2018

    Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel—a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals....

  • trust

    28 June 2018

    There are places in the world are what they call “low-trust societies”. The political institutions are fragile and corrupt, business practices are dodgy, debts are rarely repaid and people rightly fear being ripped off on any transaction. In the “high-trust...

  • bentham

    29 July 2017

    S urveillance Moderated surveillance is a feature of modern government. Modern because it relates to the development of the bureaucratic state and industrial (as distinct from agricultural) economies - Moderated because the camera watching the streets...

  • Swede Jokes

    11 August 2018

    Why don't Scandinavians need sugar? Because they already have artificial Swedeners. How does every Swedish joke start? By looking over your shoulder. Whats the difference between a smart Swede and a unicorn? Nothing, they're both fictional characters...

  • Amish Schools & Education

    29 April 2018

    Amish Schools & Education The Amish believe strongly in education, but only provide formal education through the eighth grade and only in their own private schools. The Amish are exempt from state compulsory attendance beyond the eighth grade based on...

  • volunteering

    25 January 2019

    Volunteering benefits mental health and acts as antidote to loneliness Volunteering can be truly transformative for people’s lives. It reduces isolation, improves confidence, provides new experiences, improves employment prospects and fundamentally it’s...

  • shadows don’t thrive well

    15 February 2019

    We often find ourselves in a state of what we can refer to as Free-Flowing Consciousness. Which basically means that we stop controlling the mind and its stream of thought patterns and more or less take part in the journey it takes. Having such experiences...

  • Social media overlook

    18 February 2019

    Television has been censored and controlled far more rigorously than the printed word for decades. There's no reason that this can't be done for social media. Of course it will be more complex and difficult, but it's not impossible. Instead of politicians...

  • usurped control of society

    18 February 2019

    The problem is that the business community, filled with sharks, conmen, and criminals, have usurped control of our society for their own benefit. Sure there are honest businesspeople, but stop and consider: how many laws exist because businesspeople cut...

  • Kontantupproret 

    09 March 2019

    A group called Kontantupproret or Cash Rebellion, has spent the past six years campaigning against what it claims is a conspiracy of Sweden’s banks to abolish cash. the disappearance of cash is a grave threat to democracy, privacy and individual freedom....

  • English religious dissent

    09 March 2019

    What is religious dissent? Modern dissent dates from the Restoration of Charles II in 1660, and is essentially a consequence of the 1662 Act of Uniformity. The Restoration political settlement was founded on an exclusive episcopalian Church of England....