The Majestic Arabian Horse

Bedouins believed that the horse was a gift from Allah. It was to be cherished, revered, almost worshiped. The Arabian horse has been bred for centuries, with its beginnings in the oases around the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in the countries known in our modern history as Iran, Iraq, and Syria, as well as other…

The Crucifixion (Graphic)

“It is Finished” Part 3 – The Easter Series The following writing contains explicit expressions, as it relates to the crucifixion suffered by Christ. While discomforting, the brutal reality of sins penalty reveals the wondrous depths of God’s love for us. Knowing his fate, he entered the garden. It was there in a place of…

Perfume In Ancient Greece

Perfume has been a desired commodity since ancient times and many of the techniques used are still used to some degree today. When looking at ancient attitudes towards perfume it is surprising to discover how much it actually reflects the expectations of it in the modern day. To understand the nature of it in Ancient…

The Golden Ring of Russia, Suzdal

Suzdal is the remarkable ancient town, famed for its school of icon painting and for many forms of practical art, as well as a place of imprisonment for the tsar’s disgraced courtiers. Suzdal is a part of the Golden Ring of Russia and one of the most popular historical places. The town seen today, with…

Enigma: Rising Tide Review

SINGLE PLAYER REVIEW Enigma lives! Tesseraction has released a single player offline version of their upcoming massive multiplayer naval game and it lives up to its potential and then some. Playing Enigma offline gives you a chance to see what this game is all about and train for the upcoming Virtual Battle of the Atlantic…

Health in the Self

What is health? Is health the absence of disease? Is health a birth right or simply luck? According to Ayuveda, India’s ancient art of healing, the meaning of health is a single word: Swastha. Swa = self + Stha = established. Thus a person is healthy when ‘”established in the self.” Immunity is much more…

Why Is Food Better Than Melatonin?

I won’t keep you in suspense: the answer is “fewer side effects.” But I’m getting ahead of myself. Melatonin could be called the sleep hormone. The pineal gland secretes it, darkness stimulates its production, and light inhibits it. When it’s released, melatonin binds to hormone receptors that regulate the body’s internal clock and circadian rhythms.…

End-Time Locusts May Have Arrived!

Description of end-time locusts from John and Joel: V. 9. Breastplates like iron. Reminds us of the helicopter / machine description that many see. A steel – plated vehicle impenetrable by normal weapons. Have we not seen all this on the movies of horror? No not really, but we get a little inkling from them.…

Ways to Quiet a Squeaky Hamster Wheel

Ways to quiet a squeaky hamster wheel. About a month ago, I realised that one of my silent spinner hamster wheels was not as silent as before. Squeaking sounds came from the wheel as my roborovski hamster was running on the wheel. I was puzzled because I spent a few more bucks buying a silent…

Important Functions of a Business Plan

Today all entrepreneurs or small business owners know and respect the importance of a business plan. But to most of them the benefit it has for their company after it has been used for an investment remains hidden. Therefore, it is important as it plays an important part in the growth and development of your…

Switchword – Words of Empowerment

It was a book I needed to read. I do not know where it came from. I know I did not buy it. I do not remember anyone giving it to me. Suddenly it was on my bookshelf. Another book on self help and enlightenment! All of the books I have previously read about enlightenment…

Lexus GS 450h Hybrid Extended Review

The first thing to realize about Lexus's GS 450h hybrid is that the vehicle was not solely designed to be a fuel-efficient hybrid. The fact of the matter is that as a Lexus, this line is expected to consistently develop more impressive and sophisticated vehicles, being it gas-powered or hybrid. This is no exception, as…

Paradise Road

With my mother’s illness came a demonstration of darkness visible at the roots of it all that I couldn’t explain away. I shifted the sand through my fingers. I counted my toes. I thought about people who lived though awesome, magnificent, terrifying blizzards and tornadoes on the other side of the world that I was…

Plant Fertilizers: Importance of Micronutrients

Even if you haven’t been growing plants or maintaining your home garden for a long time, the chances are that you’ve still heard of macronutrients. The most important of these are of course NPK or Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium. These are the building blocks upon which you build your garden but they aren’t the ‘be…