“Now I have for witnesses to what I have said, all those that have written Antiquities, both among the Greeks and barbarians; for even Manetho who wrote the Egyptian History, and Berosus who collected the Chaldean Monuments, and Mochus, and Hestiacus, and besides these, Hieronymus, the Egyptian, and those who composed the Phoenician history, agree to what I here say. Hesiod also, and Hecatacus, Hellanicus, and Acusilaus; and besides Ephorus and Nicolaus relate that the ancients lived a thousand years.”
– Josephus in Antiquities of the Jews 93 A.D.
When cows were introduced to Australia in the 1880s, the Australian dung beetles (used to their kangaroo & wombat fare) turned their noses up at this new dung. This resulted in piles of dung which take months or years to break down. Unfortunately cows don’t like dirty pastures, even though each of them contributes 12 paddies/day, so large amounts of pasture were required to rotate the animals to give time for it to break down so the Australian Dung Beetle Project was created. After introducing the right ones, not only was the problem solved, but they learned that: 1. Over
Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Do you truly know Him as GOD? Do you know in the depths of your soul that He is able to do “exceedingly abundantly more than we can ask or imagine?” (Eph. 3:20) Or when the rubber meets the road and your life starts falling apart, does He all of sudden seem distant and unable to manage your crises? God said, “LET there be light.” LET…. let it roll around in your mind. No chainsaws, heavy equipment, sweat or work crews. LET… its spectacular, simple, powerful and profound. The
Question for this month:
You are here…..why?