Monthly Archives: March 2015

Preparing for Change

This week we wrapped up the last ten chapters of Numbers where Moses is preparing the Israelites for their pending quality of life change in the Promised Land. The population is completely turned over.  Moses wants to make sure God’s … Continue reading

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Divination and the Donkey

This week we took a look at Numbers 22-25 where King Balak of Moab feels so threatened by the Israelites that he brings in a prominent divination specialist, Balaam, to stack the deck in his favor.  Of course, the grown … Continue reading

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Snake Medicine

The Israelites are finally putting some “W’s” on the board.  Yes, you read that right.  The tide is turning in lesson twenty-three with victories over Arad, Sihon, and Bashan.  I find all this battle nonsense uninteresting.  Thankfully, there are a … Continue reading

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Death of Siblings

I am not going to write a post about the five stages of grief proposed in the book On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kübler-Ross in 1969. Nor am I going to delve into the updated list of seven stages … Continue reading

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Politics and Peacekeeping

This week’s lesson about the politics of priesthood offers quite a bit to ponder. In the midst of it, I find little gems of information that take me away from the killings and complaining. Tidbits that give me a glimpse … Continue reading

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