All Things Must Die

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania is old, really old. They’re trying to revive, but it’s a real battle. It used to be better off when coal was being produced in abundance, but not so much now. Coal is one of the new boogymen that people live on, but pretend they don’t. There is also a lot of... Continue Reading →

Bear Creek Falls And The Flood

Bear Creek Falls has water again. Water has returned in a big way to Northeast Pennsylvania. Now it's the opposite, many are flooded. Their basements are flooded. Roads are flooded and falling apart, but then they have been for years. PennDOT SUCKS Big Time! Everything is flooded. Floods sometimes makes us remember the Biblical flood.... Continue Reading →

Do Not Pass Go, Go Directly To jail

Pottsville Pennsylvania has an ominous jail, the Schuykill County Jail. The stones are fabulous. The building is truly gorgeous, except for the fact that it is a jail. The occupants, I’m sure, don’t get to appreciate the beauty of this old structure. It was erected in 1876. It was here that the “Molly Mcguires” were hung in... Continue Reading →

Built To The Glory of God

Old churches speak of Christ much more than today’s churches do. Whether they still believe in Him or not I don’t know, but the architecture of the past seems to proclaim a much more gracious, benevolent God, rich in mercy. Todays churches don’t proclaim much of anything. Some church buildings tell us that they have a... Continue Reading →

A Living Timex Watch

Years ago my sister gave me a Mickey Mouse watch by Lorus. It was the best watch I ever had simply because of the terrific Mickey Mouse graphic on it. As you can see here he’s dressed as a Cossack or something like that, in a black and red design. I am a Mickey Mouse... Continue Reading →

The Past is Slipping Away

...or falling apart as the case may be. They don’t make them like this anymore. Some may be happy about that, others not so much. These old barns and farm buildings have great character that won’t be seen again anytime soon. They remind us of ourselves, we’re all dying, despite all of our vitamins and... Continue Reading →

Weathervane Churches

Have you noticed how many Christian churches have weathervanes instead of crosses on top of their buildings? It’s fitting for this age. Too many churches today follow every new teacher and teaching that comes out, every wind of doctrine blows through the churches. Too many are more culture-driven then Christ-driven. Whether it’s positive thinking, positive... Continue Reading →

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