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  1. The small intestine - the body's tennis court

    Most people can recognize the small intestine - that long squiggly organ where food goes after your stomach. It's also where most of the nutrients from food are absorbed into the bloodstream. And when it comes to absorption; the more surface area you have, the better.

    So the small intestine is designed to maximize interior surface area. All the kinks and loops the intestine has increases the s.a. twice. The epithelium lining the intestines have small extensions called villi. The ...
  2. The gift of cancer ~ my personal journey.


    The gift of cancer? What a crazy thing to say. Cancer is a hurtful, ugly disease. It can cause pain, disfigurement, disability and death. I am not making light of the disease for those who are battling, have lost the battle or the families and friends who love and care for them. I do know and understand the heartache. My heart and prayers are with those battling this disease. Please pray with me:

    "Lord, please encourage each person, ...

    Updated Jan 31st 2010 at 03:39 PM by Lynbob

    The LynBlog
  3. Jewish Hebrew

    Contrary to what many people seem to believe, not all varieties of Hebrew are Jewish. There is also Samaritan Hebrew, and I'm not sure if there are any varieties of Hebrew that are neither Jewish or Samaritan.

    From what I've heard, Jewish Hebrew is written in the Hebrew alphabet (Alephbet), while Samaritan Hebrew is written in the Samaritan alphabet.

    I've read vague references to there being varieties of Jewish Hebrew used liturgically and varieties of Jewish Hebrew ...
  4. May the "thorn" be with you . . .

    II Corinthians 12:7-10 reveals much about the temperament of the Apostle Paul--for our learning.

    The passage in question is below:
    II Cor. 12:7-10
    7 Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself!
    8 Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me.
  5. The battle Thread rolls along.... Whats on your mind edition>?

    Quote Originally Posted by Amos_with_goats View Post
    Happy birthday to you my many numbered friend!

    May the day be filled with reminders of just how blessed you are!
    Thank you so much for all the wonderful words. I feel very blessed. Thanks to God for every day that Ive had.