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TODAY’S WORD FOR US- O GIVE THANKS

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Genesis 1:1

Chinaman’s Hat, O’ahu Hawaii, off shore island and a favorite photo shoot.  11×14 oil painting, by Shofar

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Genesis 1:1

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.  And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.  Genesis 1:9-10

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork.  Psalm 19:1

O GIVE THANKS

O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth forever.

To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters; for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever:

The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever.  

The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.  Psalm 136:3-9

Pegasus Airfield

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Chilly Philly: My Life on the Rocks

Last month, I got the opportunity to go and help out one of our electricians, Horace, for a couple hours during the day.  On this particular day, Horace was headed out to Pegasus Airfield to do some maintenance on the runway lights.  We had two flights coming in 10 days and there some burnt out approach lights.

After I packed myself a lunch, I met up with Horace at the electrician’s shop in Building 136, the FM (Facilities Maintenance) building.  Once we loaded some light bulbs into the back of the truck, we headed out to  the runway.
We took this trip about 2 days after the first sunrise of the season.  Due to that, and the shadow of Mt. Erebus, we were suspended in a very long sunrise and a very long sunset for the majority of the trip.  There was a 45 minute chunk of direct sunlight in…

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