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King David of Israel - The Man Whom I Envy Most

There are a number of rich and famous people in   numerologist   this world who conquer the world's fame and wealth as if they belong among the few, exclusive "Luckiest Club" members who dominate and almost own the whole world. No wonder if there are people who envy their kingly status as others have been striving and surviving from poverty and depression.

Am I envied on their wealth? No.
Am I envied on their fame? No.

But there's only one man who stands out from the crowd whom I really envy most. He's a small but a great man in Israel, who many may have not recognized his greatness, especially in these modern times. He is David, the shepherd of Israel-- who toppled the fearsome, giant Goliath into submission and shocked his mighty army to surrender. He is the person whom I envy most.





Survival Kitchen and Cooking Equipment

When preparing for an upcoming survival training exercise people tend to pack up the first aid kit, the various bug out bags, and a host of other nice to have's and necessities however, the one thing they usually do not dwell upon too much is the cooking equipment and supplies that will be needed in the field. This usually proves to be one of the leading mistakes logged into their exercise journals.

The first Bug out I attended was an eye opener. Here I was making instant coffee and had a well equipped bug out vehicle while another family in a tent no less was drinking fresh brewed coffee. I thought immediately that something was amiss with this picture. The family with the tent had brought a "Melitta Coffee Maker" with them. Needless to say for my next exercise I had a Melitta also.

During Y2K I had wised up considerable and my store of rations included shrimp, lobster and a variety of unusual but palatable delicacies all in cans. My supply of spices to perk up the flavor of all the emergency foods had increased. This time I felt I was ready for the challenge. I apparently had not learned my lesson as well as I had thought for once again I concentrated more upon the food portion of the supplies then the equipment used to prepare it.