Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cleaning Day

Today was cleaning day at Legacy Institute. As it happens, there is a very friendly and efficient (and clean) Swiss lady named Fran (from an area near Bern) who lives in Chiang Mai who teaches the students how to clean … Continue reading

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Free Burma Rangers

Today was the first time I’ve had the chance to chat with the Free Burma Rangers who come and bring students to Legacy Institute. Today I had the chance to talk to one of them from the Karen State area … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Presidential Address And First Female Mayor in Somaliland History

Don’t Let Somalia Hold Somaliland Hostage, Says Somaliland President Somaliland’s President, Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo, stated in a recent address that two decades of stable independence, rule of law, and democracy should be enough for the world to recognize the independence … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Sons of Korah

I became interested in the Sons of Korah almost unknowingly. As a child of ten or eleven, in my first Bible, a red hardback New King James Version of the Bible, I wrote in the Table of Contents the page … Continue reading

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Psalm 1: And He Shall Be Like A Tree Planted By The Rivers of Water

Continuing on the series of Psalms, I would like to reflect today on a psalm whose full depth and profundity escaped me until very recently. In doing so, it is necessary not only to talk about the psalm, but also … Continue reading

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The Christian Duties Toward Authority

What is the responsibility of Christians toward authorities, whether they be authorities in this school, in the Church of God, toward the mayors of our villages and the rulers of our nations?  Are we to worship leaders as did, and … Continue reading

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Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin

Her name was Ennigaldi. Not much is known of her [1], for though she was a powerful woman, the first known museum curator in the entire world, a high priestess of Nanna, with her home on in the temple on … Continue reading

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Somailand Update: Total Disaster, Education and Health Progress, Case Study of Successful Businessman

Total Disaster For Total Mer Rouge SA Total Mer Rouge SA lost its contract for providing oil storage for the nation of Somaliland after not importing any oil into the nation for the past two years, Bloomberg reports [1]. Such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mockingjay

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins Mockingjay is the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, and closes it in an ominous and highly unpleasant way. The book itself is, as could be expected the chronicle of successful resistance to the corrupt … Continue reading

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Book Review: Catching Fire

Catching Fire, By Suzanne Collins If you are an astute reader of The Hunger Games [1], then at least a few of the plot lines of Catching Fire will be very straightforward and easy to understand.  The defiance of Katniss … Continue reading

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