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A Man Changed The World

Yesterday morning we woke to a cold, rainy day in Jerusalem. Temperatures had dropped overnight into the low 50’s, and storms were forecast throughout the day. With a day full of outdoor activities planned, we grabbed whatever rain gear and umbrellas we had, and got on the bus headed for Bethlehem, the birthplace of Saul,… Continue reading A Man Changed The World

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Here We Go Again!

I can’t tell you how many times over the last twelve months I have thought about the three little boys and four little girls (two with beautiful “ruddy” hair like King David) that we encountered in a tiny settlement in the West Bank. Jewish children, living in the West Bank (populated by many Palestinians,) picnicking… Continue reading Here We Go Again!

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Five Smooth Stones

The Philistines, gathered at Socoh, mobilized their armies for battle. Saul and the men of Israel were encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. The Philistines stood on one mountain, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them. Goliath of Gath,… Continue reading Five Smooth Stones