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- O is for Orphans May 3, 2016A few months ago, I shared this picture. I wanted to share it again as part of this A to Z Challenge that was only supposed to be in April but has somehow managed to spill over into May. Because this photo is important. Throughout this A to Z Challenge, I’ve highlighted some pretty amazing things about Ethiopia. […]The post O is for Orphans appeared first on […]
- N is for No Colonization May 1, 2016The floodgates opened in the 19th century. It seems like every European nation with any hope of appearing rich and powerful joined the race to overrun and colonize the African continent. Within a short amount of time, all of the African nations were overrun and became colonies of the various European nations. Except Ethiopia. There […]The post N is for No Co […]
- M is for Money April 27, 2016Birr is the Ethiopian unit of currency. When we were in Ethiopia in 2009, one US dollar was the equivalent of about 11 birr (I think). When we were there a few months ago, I was able to get approximately 22 birr per US dollar. There was a little souk (store) right outside our guest […]The post M is for Money appeared first on Life in the Fishbowl.
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Tag Archives: One-Year Bible
You may think you can condemn such people, but you are just as bad, and you have no excuse! When you say they are wicked and should be punished, you are condemning yourself, for you who judge others do these … Continue reading
For the next two years, Paul lived in Rome at his own expense. He welcomed all who visited him, boldly proclaiming the Kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ. And no one tried to stop him. Acts 28:30 … Continue reading
Dear news anchors, commentators, politicians, correspondents, partisans, political party members, wannabe legal experts on facebook and twitter, talk radio hosts, sports fans, and everyone in between: I’ll just leave this verse here and let y’all read it… Spouting off before … Continue reading
Josiah also got rid of the mediums and psychics, the household gods, the idols, and every other kind of detestable practice, both in Jerusalem and throughout the land of Judah. He did this in obedience to the laws written in the … Continue reading
As I’m reading through the opening chapters of Elisha’s story after Elijah rides into heaven on a chariot of fire, I’ve noticed a trend among the stories. I hadn’t ever realized this common theme when I had read these individual … Continue reading
But (Naaman’s) officers tried to reason with him and said, “Sir, if the prophet had told you to do something very difficult, wouldn’t you have done it? So you should certainly obey him when he says simply, ‘Go and wash and … Continue reading
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Proverbs 17:22 Be good medicine for someone today. You might wind up finding healing for yourself, too.
“A warrior putting on his sword for battle should not boast like a warrior who has already won.” King Ahab 1 Kings 20:11 I realized that there’s very little that King Ahab did that was right in Scripture. He was … Continue reading