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December 7 (Day 341, Happiness):  In the early hours of Day 62 of the Afghan war, the Taliban ran for their lives from their last two strongholds of Kandahar and Spin Boldak.  There are reports that Mullah Omar is captured.  And Ariel Sharon has challenged Yasser Arafat with the one thing he cannot provide, law and order.


December 6 (Day 340, Division of the Land): The Taliban have agreed to surrender tomorrow in Kandahar.  The main caves of Tora Bora have been captured, but there is no sign of bin Laden.  A gunman killed one and injured 6 at a factory in Goshen, Indiana before he killed himself.  Israel resumed striking Palestinian targets after Arafat failed to arrest terrorists.

Taliban Surrender in Kunduz

November 24 (Day 328, Cosmic Stronghold): Over a thousand Taliban and foreign troops streamed out of Kunduz in convoys of pickup trucks and surrendered to the Northern Alliance.  Violent tornadoes in Arkansas and Mississippi killed 7.  An earthquake hit northern Afghanistan.  And a Swiss jetliner crashed.


October 7 (Day 280, Cosmic Stronghold): The US military with assistance from Great Britain launched an attack on Afghanistan to wipe out terrorist strongholds.  Barry Bonds hit his 73rd homer, and Rickey Henderson got his 3,000th hit.  And Hurricane Iris raked Jamaica.

The Goat and the Elephant

September 24 (Day 267, Giving of Worldly Possessions): President Bush froze the assets of 27 terrorists and terrorist organizations.  Bin Laden called for a Holy War, and the Taliban commander called for the end of US support for Israel against the Palestinians.  A weather elephant and a goat appeared on the weather map to represent the US and bin Laden.

Andrea Yates Competent to Stand Trial

September 22 (Day 265, Going Down):  A Houston jury has determined that Andrea Yates, who has admitted to killing her 5 children, is competent to stand trial on capital murder charges.  Weather angels and wild hogs hit the Houston area to herald the decision.  And three new tropical storms formed in the regions of Ecumenical, Political, and Cosmic Babylon.


September 11 (Day 254, Redemption):  The USA was hit with a major terrorist attack this morning when airliners were hijacked and crashed into the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon in a day that will live in infamy like the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Andrea Yates Arraigned

August 8 (Day 220, Cursing):   Andrea Pea Yates of Clear Lake City, Texas was arraigned on capital murder charges.  The CIA Headquarters caught fire yesterday.  The escaped alligator in Romulus was captured, and the pilot of the hijacked Cessna that went to Cuba was returned to Miami.

A Blood Stained Bible and the Yates Indictment

July 30 (Day 211, Witness):  After Rafael Hezkein was stabbed in the Moslem Quarter of Jerusalem, and his blood-stained Bible was left lying on the street.  Andrea Yates of Clear Lake City, Texas was indicted on capital murder charges in the drowning of her five children.  And Typhoon Toraji rolled into Southern China.

Texas Woman Kills Her 5 Children

June 20 (Day 171, Strait):  Andrea Yates, 36, killed her 5 children this morning in Clear Lake City, Texas.  Last night in California a 10-year old boy was savagely attacked by 3 pit bulls.  President Bush began a new round of diplomacy for the Middle East.

The End of Tim McVeigh

June 11 (Day 162, The End):  Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City Bomber, came to his end on Day 162, which means the end.  His death was linked to Sharon Stone and the Dalai Lama as well as the remnants of Tropical Storm Allison.   The Palestinians rejected CIA Director Tenet's security proposal.

Israel Wedding Hall Collapses

May 24 (Day 144, Suffering):  The Versailles banquet hall in Jerusalem collapsed during a wedding celebration.  Many dead and injured were trapped in the rubble of the three-story building.  Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont announced his defection from the Republicans, and Republican control of the Senate came crashing down.

Tornado Rips Hoisington, Kansas

April 22 (Day 112, Witness of Authority): A tornado that ripped through Hoisington, Kansas last night cut a path three blocks wide.  One person was killed and the city devastated.  The tornado heralded the signing of the free trade pact at the Summit of the Americas in Qubec.  The pact violated the divine institution of nationalism from the Tower of Babel.

Under the Double Eagle

April 13 (Day 103, Production of the Justice of the Holy Spirit):  A pair of eagles was over the Pacific as the Navy Court of Inquiry delivered its report to Admiral Fargo in Hawaii.  China's President Zemin was in Cuba.  Slobodan Milosevic's incarceration was linked to the EP-3 incident.  And an elephant killed a couple in Malaysia.

The Meaning of 2001

January 1 (Day 1, Unity):  The year, 2001, per the number of the year means one, or unity, which includes the whole, all, completion, uniqueness, a system, God' Love, light, the Ark of the Covenant, the LORD, a standard, and Marriage.  This year is predicted to represent the Love of God as symbolized by light.

Archive: 2001 1-1 - 3-31 | 7-1 - 12-31 | 2000 1-1 - 6-30 | 7-1 - 12-31 | 1999 1-1 - 8-8 | 8-5 - 12-31 | 1998 |

Author:  Larry Wood