Le Passé (History)Category
Stories from our families, our pasts, stories from history.
In my post about D-Day, I wrote, “In 1942 the President, along with his Joint Chiefs of Staff, coordinate strategy with the British. Winston Churchill foresees that the key to overcoming Germany is to enter France through the formidable Normandy beaches – as unfriendly as they are, they are the least heavily guarded. Churchill orders the … Continue Reading
The Bible is surprisingly easy to make sense of. There’s no mystery to it, really. And since it’s one of the “100 Most Influential Books ever Written” (separated into two books, the first being the Hebrew and Aramaic Scriptures of the Jewish Torah, and the second being the New Testament, written in Greek), it’s not a … Continue Reading
Tracie tagged me to write a post on the subject of hope, which has been threading its way through the Internet, and I found it such a cheerful, hopeful thing to write about, I was happy to add my two cents. Wise words were once written, “But hope that is seen is no hope at … Continue Reading
My husband and I have been watching Band of Brothers, and it’s been producing some unladylike feelings in me (if you’ll humor such a deplorably sexist comment): It makes me want to go fight a battle! I watch the men charging into a town that’s held by the enemy, and the enemy fire is so … Continue Reading
Would you mind it if I told you a historical-religious story with a moral lesson? Because it relates to my post today, so there’s a point. Plus it’s interesting. There was this great king called Hezekiah who restored glory and honor to the people of Israel (which you can read about in 2 Kings 20). … Continue Reading
Finally – I have something tangible to offer those bloggers who were unable to make it to the conference. I attended a session sponsored by Johnson & Johnson on the State of World Mothers, and there was a call for posts concerning this theme. If you are interested in this, you can submit your story … Continue Reading