Tag Archives: History

Fourth of July History – Five Questions

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My husband and I have been listening to the sound track of the Broadway musical Hamilton, (maybe one day we’ll see it) and one song has me thinking: “History Has Its Eyes On You.”  History, the recording and interpretation of happenings, … Continue reading

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Deja View

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Hollywood has trained us to anticipate summers full of  action movies, goofy (raunchy?) comedies, and a few predictable romantic comedies.  I’ll no doubt cooperate by seeing several movies over the summer.  I’ve probably seen some of them before. 2 Much? “There’s a lot of No. … Continue reading

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God’s Advent Calendar

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The December days of my childhood were marked by numbered doors on an Advent calendar.  Each day was one day closer to Christmas – so exciting! December is a long month for a child, (and way too short for an adult.)  Our Advent preparations consume about … Continue reading

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God and Guinness

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Following is a guest post written by my brother, Ric, in which we will connect some dots between God and beer.  Yep.  Some of you are thinking that is a no-brainer.  Some of you just raised an eyebrow.  In either case, … Continue reading

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Two Stories of Sinking Ships

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The sinking of the Titanic is a story upon which other stories have been projected.  It was a true and tragic event that has become a useful illustration of human hubris.  Famously touted as unsinkable, it has ironically become the iconic image of a sinking … Continue reading

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What Endures?

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There is no more fascinating place to visit, in my opinion, than Israel.  During a trip to Israel in 2008, my husband and I got up every morning to explore yet another moment in history and to imagine what it must have been … Continue reading

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