Evidence

Evidence: The available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid. ~Oxford University Press~ We often hear the word “evidence” as it pertains to news stories, crime investigations and court cases. Even with very advanced forensics and crime labs sometimes a suspect will be acquitted due to “lack…

Yehohanan

The inscription in simple letters on the outside of the box translated to English reads “Yehohanan, son of Hagakol”.  This stone box called an ossuary is housed in Israel’s National Museum.  Despite there being volumes of accounts from historians on Roman crucifixions, this is the lone piece of physical evidence that the Roman form of crucifixion actually took…

A Palm Sunday Parade

As we continue our journey through Lent towards Easter, we stop and pause at what is known as “Palm Sunday”, where Jesus rode into Jerusalem on an unbroken donkey.  A website about palm branches mentions in ancient times palm branches represented goodness and well being. This is such a contrast to the Romans who occupied…

The Desert Duel

Extending over 6,000 kilometers across China, the Great Wall of China was built to protect china from the barbaric enemies of the north.  In that era the designers of the wall made it so high it could not be scaled, so long no one could go around it, and so thick you could not go…

Forever

Things just do not last forever do they?  Our cars wear out, our roofs need replacing, our bodies grow older.  Strangely enough, even nuclear waste does not stay hazardous forever,.  In this 12 page Greenpeace document it mentions that plutonium will eventually be considered safe in 240.000 years.  Until then it has to be isolated…