Oh, for gods’ sake! Jesus of Nazareth: Just another self-help guru?

I have been having a sort of discussion about Christians who claim they are not religious … or at least not part of organised religion. I’ll be honest and say up front I think this is a bit of a sham and  they are conning themselves,  but I may be very wrong. Here’s the question … More Oh, for gods’ sake! Jesus of Nazareth: Just another self-help guru?

Watch the Birdy: Now here’s an interesting thing!

The last Feathers on Friday  post I included photos of  a Southern Masked Weaver hanging under his recently constructed nest. Only male weavers construct nests and once complete these are inspected by females and either accepted or rejected, and in the case of rejection they are often dismantled. One reason males construct several – up … More Watch the Birdy: Now here’s an interesting thing!

Coming in to land

Johannesburg International Airport (Oliver Tambo) is around 15 kilometers West from our spot and although we see aircraft overheard on a daily basis, such as this Air Namibia plane, or small aircraft such as these … seeing them land is another matter. All the commercial airliners use the same approach path to Jo’burg International and … More Coming in to land

Feathers on Friday.

  Crested Barbets enjoying a bit of late afternoon sun. Rarely have I seen a pair of Crested Barbets, they are normally solitary, and these two were making a raucous noise high up in the wattle tree. Cape Masked Weaver.  Adding the finishing touches. “Say what?” Fiscal Flycatcher on his favorite perch  on the Coral … More Feathers on Friday.

Jesus Christ! And just who the hell was this?

I am busy reading (again) The Christ, by John Eleazer Remsburg. It is available for free online at The Project Gutenberg. And what a read it is! Marvelous. Apologists are forever it seems  ridiculing non-believers about any stance regarding the non historicity of the character Jesus Christ and if one is fairly new to this … More Jesus Christ! And just who the hell was this?