I just wanna post links to my new blogs. I’ma start posting the comics and the Christian devotions and stuff like that in those pages.
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. space agency says its Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds, vaporizing before reaching the planet’s surface.
And the National Aeronautics and Space Administration says that, plus soil test experiments, have proven evidence of past interaction between minerals and liquid water — both processes that occur on Earth.
“A laser instrument designed to gather knowledge of how the atmosphere and surface interact on Mars detected snow from clouds about 2.5 miles above the spacecraft’s landing site,” NASA said, adding data shows the snow vaporizing before reaching the ground.
“Nothing like this view has ever been seen on Mars,” said Jim Whiteway, of Canada’s York University, the lead scientist for the Canadian-supplied Meteorological Station on Phoenix. “We’ll be looking for signs that the snow may even reach the ground.”
Since landing May 25, Phoenix has also confirmed a hard subsurface layer at its far-northern site contains water-ice. NASA said determining whether that ice ever thaws will help answer whether the environment there has been favorable for life, a key aim of the mission.
Copyright 2008 by United Press International
from Arcamax Science and Technology e-Zine, 10-01-2008
“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous man, though for a good man someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”1
In theissue of Decision magazine, an anonymous young man wrote in with the story of how he became a follower of Jesus. Years before he was caught in a downward spiral of drugs and alcohol abuse. His older brother, Terry, had once participated in this lifestyle, too, but Terry had recently become a Christian and that brought about an immediate change in his lifestyle. He enthusiastically shared his faith with anyone he came across.
A few months after Terry’s conversion, the supermarket where he worked was robbed. One of the robbers shot Terry in the back. As Terry hung between life and death in the hospital, his younger brother finally turned to God and began to pray. He finally gave his life to Christ. He was able to tell Terry of his decision just a few days before Terry’s death.
A few months later, Terry’s brother got a job at the same supermarket where Terry had been shot. He began telling a colleague about his faith in Christ. This colleague told him that his older brother, Terry, had done the same thing. Then he added, “Your brother said that he would give his life if you could come to know the Lord Jesus.”
from DailyEncounter, 03-10-2008
*I saw this posted on the door of a school faculty office ages past. Saved it on my phone. And…
Don’t let your parents down;
They brought you up.
Be humble enough to obey;
You may give orders someday.
Choose companions with care;
You become what they are.
Choose only the date who;
Who would make a good mate.
Be a master of your habits;
Or they will master you.
Don’t show-off when you drive;
Drive safely and arrive.
Don’t let the crowd pressure you;
Stand for something or you will fall for anything!!!