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  1. farouk

    Growth He is able

    The Lord Jesus is able: 'Able to save' (Hebrews 7.25). 'Able to keep' (Jude 24). He is able! Blessings.
  2. farouk

    Niagara Falls

    Okay so the Falls are shared between the US and Canada. Here are some reasons to make them part of your next vacation... K Spence wikimedia
  3. farouk

    More views of the Principality of Monaco

    staticflickr dot com This is a view of what is known as the Gaumates Valley, near La Condamine, Monaco. You can see how the Alpes are very steep here, right down to sea level.
  4. farouk

    Favorite hymns

    Okay so what about some favorite hymns? Here are verses from William Kelly's 'Praise the Savior, Ye who know Him'. "Keep us, Lord, O keep us cleaving To Thyself and still believing Till the hour of our receiving Promised joys in heaven. Then we shall be where we would be, Then we shall be...
  5. farouk

    Exotic Garden, Principality of Monaco, and The Rock

    Okay so people are posting pictures of their favorite destinations. I have been many times; this is a view from Monaco's Exotic Garden, with The Rock in the background: via-alpine dot org
  6. farouk

    Pink Panther, pink ribbon...

    Okay so on the other thread questdriven and I got talking about the Pink Panther but it was a bit off topic there. But then there is the pink ribbon. Isn't it a breast cancer solidarity thing? Blessings.
  7. farouk

    Genesis 8.22: '...and cold...'

    Genesis 8.22 says: 'While the earth remaineth, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.' Up here in Canada, the '...and cold...' part is happening: approx. minus 30C windchill tonight... :) The Lord is faithful. Blessings.
  8. farouk

    Born in 1996, adults now, officially; how time flies!

    From after midnight onwards, those born 18 years ago at the beginning of 1996 will officially be adults. How time flies! We have a niece at university, who is remembered as a baby at what seems such a short time ago. We need to pray, pray, pray for our families and Christian friends...
  9. farouk

    "Yea, Lord, we greet Thee, born this happy morning"

    "Yea, Lord, we greet Thee, Born this happy morning, Jesus, to Thee be glory given. Word of the Father, Now in flesh appearing, O come let us adore Him, Christ, the Lord!"
  10. farouk

    Power outage; ice storm! :)

    Okay so we just got the power back after an ice storm. The outage lasted from Saturday night/Sunday morning until this evening, Christmas Eve, in this part of Canada; the US from Michigan to Maine was also affected by power outages. We had lots of (cold) adventures. :) Now we can concentrate...
  11. farouk

    More snow up here

    Okay so: more snow. As the carol says: 'Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow. In the bleak midwinter...' There's Canada for you. :) (Trouble is, there's not enough space in Key West, Fla. for all the Canadian snowbirds to fit on it...)
  12. farouk


    We have had snow, and more is on the way... I like the carol which says: 'Snow had fallen, Snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter, Long ago.'
  13. farouk

    15,000 posts: just a good talker, maybe...

    Okay so I posted 15,000 posts. I guess this doesn't mean much, really; maybe just that I'm a good talker...
  14. farouk

    Latest on quitting smoking

    Okay so here's a thread on the latest on quitting smoking. I don't want to go back to it; it's now been several years since I quit, although I do still like the smell. What are other ppl's current experiences in the quitting side of things?
  15. farouk

    Yes, Christmas is approaching...:)

    Yes, as Angel reminded us in the other thread, Christmas is approaching! We are already doing our Christmas card list. We had thought of doing a trip between Christmas and new year, but we are not quite sure; the weather is often uncertain and at my age now I don't like driving long distances...
  16. farouk

    Last word - first word

    Okay guys so let's try this one again about word associations and see how we get along with it... wing bird
  17. farouk

    A - Z Rivers

    Okay so let's try A - Z rivers. I'll start with A: A: Amazon
  18. farouk

    A-Z Cities of North America

    Okay, so I'll start with A: A: Anchorage, Alaska
  19. farouk

    From carving pumpkins to pumpkin tea!

    Okay so after the chequered career of the carving pumpkin video, here's something different: Up here at Tim Horton's, in Canada, they are now selling pumpkin flavored tea. My wife, who loves pumpkins, was amazed. I guess I was, too. Anything to drum up some more business in fall, I...
  20. farouk

    Quit chocolate?

    Okay so I used to smoke; I don't now. Chocolate, too, in excess, can be damaging to health. Some people even quit eating chocolate, too. I'm wondering why for some ppl smoking is regarded as a 'religious taboo', while eating chocolate is not? (Just wondered.) Comments?