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Archive for March, 2008

Jumping Fire

How do you get rid of your sins?
Well, if you were in Azerbaijan last week chances are you tried to get rid of your sins by jumping over a fire. The country is celebrating ‘Norvus’ which is the ancient beginning of a new year. Norvus is celebrated on the day spring begins but is preceded […]

Happy Easter!

We are getting set to celebrate Easter this weekend. Friday night we’ll have a Good Friday service at 7:00 PM. Several people will be sharing on the topic “The 7 Words from the Cross.” Then we’ll celebrate the resurrection on Sunday morning at 10:30 AM. This year Michaella has joined a choir that is preparing […]

We’re Number One!!

There are some contests that you would rather not win. I uncovered this information in the Mercer Human Resources Consulting report last fall. Now Forbes Magazine has found it and published the results. Baku has been labelled the dirtiest city on earth. Some distinction. The classification is determined┬áby things like medicial services, pollution, waste transportation, […]

What are you reading?

One of the things I miss the most is easy access to reading material in English. I do use the web to keep up to date on news stories. I browse some newspaper sites, CNN and the like. But it’s not the same as reading a paper. I just last week found a store in […]