HOT DESERTS: Lethal to Some, Yet Home to Others

HOT DESERTS:  LETHAL TO SOME, YET HOME TO OTHERS Dr. James J. S. Johnson The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.  (ISAIAH 35:1) In deserts the temps climb quite high, With scarce rain, those lands get quite dry; Such climes can … Continue reading HOT DESERTS: Lethal to Some, Yet Home to Others

Laird Bill, God’s True Scholar

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.  (Proverbs 17:17) DR.  WILLIAM  R.  COOPER,  a/k/a  LAIRD  BILL  O’ LOCHABER Scholars once showed merit, wielding a quill, Inkjet text on paper, printers now fill; As Somerled’s F-25,* Bill was nobly born alive; God’s true scholar, he is: my friend, Laird Bill … Continue reading Laird Bill, God’s True Scholar

Somerled, Manx-Norse-Gaelic King of the Isles, Forefather of Scottish Clans

DNA says Manx King, Somerled, the Celebrated Founding Father of Scottish Clans, had a “Norse” Patrilinear Ancestry ! Dr. James J. S. Johnson Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.  [2nd Timothy 4:21] DNA-TRACKING SOMERLED,  KING  OF  THE  ISLE  OF  MAN  AND  … Continue reading Somerled, Manx-Norse-Gaelic King of the Isles, Forefather of Scottish Clans

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 6

Holiday Blessings:  Faith, Family, Festivals, Food, & Fun  --- Chapter 6: Christmas and its Entourage Dr. James J. S. Johnson And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.  (Matthew 1:21) CHRISTMAS AND  ITS  ENTOURAGE For many, Christmas is the greatest … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 6

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 5

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS,  Chapter 5:  Faith, Family, Festivals, Food, & Fun - Chapter 5:  FAMILY HISTORY TRADITIONS Dr. James J. S. Johnson This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the Lord.  (Psalm 102:18) God first institutionalized the family, beginning with Adam and Eve, and their … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 5

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 4

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS:  FAITH, FAMILY, FESTIVALS, FOOD, & FUN  --- Chapter 4:  SABBATH, the Original Holiday Dr. James J. S. Johnson Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy:  6 days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work,  but the 7th day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God;  in it thou shalt not do … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 4

On the Christian Conversion of Olaf Tryggvason, Leif Eiriksson, and Other Vikings: From Valkyrie Battle-Chants to Angelic Choruses

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. (LUKE 15:10, quoting the Lord Jesus Christ) ON THE CHRISTIAN CONVERSIONS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON, LEIF EIRIKSSON, AND OTHER VIKINGS: FROM VALKYRIE BATTLE-CHANTS TO ANGELIC CHORUSES Dr. John Eidsmoe & Dr. James J. S. Johnson, … Continue reading On the Christian Conversion of Olaf Tryggvason, Leif Eiriksson, and Other Vikings: From Valkyrie Battle-Chants to Angelic Choruses