Category Archives: disasters

North Korea is one huge concentration camp! (Book review)

One of Amazon’s most read and most sold books: Customer Review      I just finished reading the best-selling autobiography of a Japanese/Korean man escaping from North Korea. (There is no other way to leave the country!) It took him 36 … Continue reading

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Trump Declares Today a Day Of Prayer: ‘God Is Our Refuge And Strength’

In the tradition of our greatest presidents, President Trump declared today a Day of Prayer for Houston. As the God of grace and mercy is uniting and healing the people of Houston, may He also unite and heal our nation.

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Dry Serbian humor about a wet subject (Day 18)

Rain-swollen rivers did not cause problems for us. Our ark just floated a bit higher than we would have otherwise. But it did cause problems for people living along the shore. When we were docked in Belgrade (at the confluence … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Stumbling stones and empty shoes (Day 14)

Stumbling stones: In many German towns, we saw these brass plaques set among the cobblestones. These commemorate individual victims of the Nazis who used to live nearby. One tour guide told us the plaques are embedded in the pavement so … Continue reading

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Pre-boarding news: Plane shot down over Ukraine

I tend to be a nervous flyer. If you’re on a plane we’re on, you’ll recognize me as the one holding it up with both hands. And the flight to Amsterdam August 18 to meet our river boat was going … Continue reading

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The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

Slightly modified from original post on June 27, 2012 by Jessica Renshaw Years ago my [first] husband gave me a Venus comb murex shell. It was so beautiful, so perfect, I couldn’t even look at it. It wasn’t until the … Continue reading

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JESUS IS COMING (8): The Coming World Dictator

The Cornerstone website,, is being reworked. Paste this: <iframe src=”” width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”></iframe> into that line up above, and when the video starts, move the cursor forward to about 16:00 to get to beginning of service. The ads … Continue reading

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