Amulet

Figurines used in 25,000 bc are The earliest examples of man-made amulets Perhaps to protect the deceased Or usher them to the next life. Ancient Egyptians wore amulets Resembling a scarab beetle Presumably because the dung balls it pushed Resembled the sun and promised life. The Celts loved the clover Especially the four-leaf variety. So... Continue Reading →

Do not trust these deceptive words.

Ancient Israel believed they had carte blanche with God's approval. Not unusual. ¬†Especially among nations that are enjoying a modicum of political and financial success. ¬†"God bless America" we hear so often in political speeches, implying that we have a special dispensation from God. Ancient Israel's mantra was "the temple of the Lord, the temple... Continue Reading →

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