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h = helping?
h = hurting?
hhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmm: which is it? both?

helping/hurting hurting/helping…difficult, at times, to distinguish between.

h = hoping this blog is helping You Reader. 🙂

interesting recent reread: i’ve learned a lot from “David” (a man with an agreeable heart)…always loved archaeology…as kid wanted to be archaeologist..(1 among top 3 inclinations)..loved digging around in the dirt discovering hidden treasures…still like to dig..digging deeply to discover “Truth” treasure!!🙂 My tools different, but i keep my hands clean, eh?!

According to the Bible, King David of Israel lived in the 11th century B.C.E. and his descendants ruled for hundreds of years. But some critics have argued that David is a myth, a tribal legend created much later. Was King David a real person?

In 1993, archaeologist Avraham Biran and his team discovered a stone fragment at Tel Dan, northern Israel, bearing an inscription that refers to the “House of David.” The inscription, in an ancient Semitic script, dates to the ninth century B.C.E. It was evidently part of a monument erected by the Aramaeans, boasting of victories over the Israelites.

An article in Bible History Daily states: “The ‘House of David’ inscription had its skeptics . . . However, most Biblical scholars and archaeologists readily accepted that the Tel Dan stela had supplied the first concrete proof of a historical King David from the Bible, making it one of the top Biblical archaeology discoveries reported in BAR [Biblical Archaeology Review].”

[article: Archaeological Discovery Points to King David as a Historical Person]

 

11/17/19 @ 11:10 a.m.

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tearful little sparrow

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chirp chirp

little one

tear fear

chirp chirp

little one

fear tear

chirp chirp

little one

no fear, no tear

sparrow

(spared)

am not well today.
comforting…

“Not one [sparrow] is overlooked by God. . . . You are worth more than many sparrows.”​—Luke 12:6, 7, footnote.

CONSIDER: Seemingly insignificant birds are not inconsequential to God. Not even one tiny sparrow escapes God’s notice; every one is a precious living creature. Humans are far more valuable to God than sparrows are. Humans, as the centerpiece of God’s earthly creation, are made in his “image” and are capable of cultivating and displaying his elevated qualities.​—Genesis 1:26, 27.

“O Jehovah, you have searched through me, and you know me. . . . You discern my thoughts . . . Examine me, and know my anxious thoughts.”​—Psalm 139:1, 2, 23.

CONSIDER: God knows you personally. He knows your most intimate feelings and concerns. While others may not understand your distressing situation, God cares about you and wants to help you. That makes life worth living.

Your Life Has Meaning
“O Jehovah, hear my prayer; let my cry for help reach you. . . . Incline your ear to me; do answer me quickly when I call. . . . He will pay attention to the prayer of the destitute.”​—Psalm 102:1, 2, 17.

CONSIDER: It is as if from the very start of human suffering, Jehovah had been keeping a record of every tear humans have shed. (Psalm 56:8) This includes your tears. God remembers all your trials and tears because you are precious to him.

“Do not be anxious, for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you . . . I, Jehovah your God, am . . . the One saying to you, ‘Do not be afraid. I will help you.’”​—Isaiah 41:10, 13.

CONSIDER: God is ready to help you. If you fall down, he will lift you up.
[excerpted reading: “Why Life Is Worth Living” w No. 2 2019]

1/04/19 @ 8:32 p.m.
p.s. a “real” future sparrow..

“God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life.”​—John 3:16.

CONSIDER: You are so dear to God that he willingly gave his Son, Jesus, as a sacrifice in your behalf. This sacrifice gives you the prospect of living a happy and purposeful life forever.

1/5/19 @ 5:30 a.m.

begs the question(s)

what am i willing to give God?

(God gave His best (for me))

what is “my” best?

(my best changes daily depending on health, etc.)

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Year in Review (2018)

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I prefer looking forward than looking back when it comes to my life.

When it comes to learning, I prefer looking back and forth in the living-relevant book; the Bible. (Find a translation You like and read it. I like the New World Translation Of the Holy Scriptures Revised 2013 for its readability and accuracy. And oh! Yeah cause its unpaid translation committee wasn’t motivated by money unlike those who tamper with truth/text to please financial backers’ biased religious views.)

January 2018

my post pick:

1/01/18

February 2018

my post pick:

Ark Ratio Rectangle

March 2018

my post pick:

Muppets Muddling through Life

April 2018

my post pick:

Teachable?? hope so!

May 2018

my post pick:

End of Framework (Part 4)

June 2018

my post pick:

YAY! Thursday! (Part 2)

July 2018

my post pick:

Unmuting Mutations

August 2018

my post pick:

No EXPERT!

September 2018

my post pick:

Being Sensible

October 2018

my post pick:

Neither/Nor

November 2018

my post pick:

No difference

December 2018

my post pick:

coordinates converge: heartmind

I NEVER make new year resolutions…aka empty promises. However, my goals/intentions in life center primarily on spirituality. A great goal…help eradicate “spiritual” poverty.

and…Continue Trusting Truth (and by living it)!:)

Peace Reader:)

12/31/18 @ 11:43 a.m.

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Two Lips & 1 eye

Acrylic, “tulips” aka two lips and one working eye…2006 (almost went blind in one eye; painting with “healthy” straining/over-worked eye helped me cope/heal).

So! Thankful! for eyesight/outlook of a “spiritual” kind. And to be able to speak:  trial is temporary.

This post is me kinda coping and a reminder to look beyond…(the pain, problem, aggravation, negative, challenge, etc.).

1 fav verse of many:

“And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

Revelation 21:4

12/26/18 @ 8:32 p.m.

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