H7 W31 – George Whitefield

          A long time ago, in the 1600s, the colonists of North America were becoming very lax in their beliefs.  As they became more and more robotic with their spiritual duties, many just weren’t following their beliefs anymore.  as the colonies lost faith, four great preachers were influential in helping along the movement called the…

H7 W30 – The Thirteen Colonies

          Over the last week I have been studying about the foundation of the thirteen original American colonies.  The first one was started in 1607 and the last in 1733.  The first was Virginia, the last Georgia, and in between the east coast British colonies known today as America.  Virginia was the first colony established,…

E7 L160 – Takeoff

Packing for flight is a burden, Finding the parking’s no fun, Waiting, waiting, waiting ‘til time, To finally get on the plane! Waiting on the plane is annoying, Until the plane starts moving along.  The undocking was slow, But the plane sped up As it raced down a runway Towards my Gram and Pop. The…

H7 W29 Review – Divine Right of Kings

           Over a long period of time within England the kings of that country believed in a doctrine called the Divine Right of kings.  In short words, the Divine right of Kings doctrine says that God ordained the Kings of England, and that they are accountable to none other than God Himself.  Using some weird…

E7 L155 – The Odyssey Books 9-12

In the time of Homer, one of the two major books were the Odyssey, a story about the adventures of Odysseus on his way home from Troy.  Over time, he runs into a cyclops names Polyphemus, a witch named Circe, his battle comrades in the land of the dead, and even Athena herself. In book…

H7 L140 – Cardinal de Richelieu

          When France was roiling over the official religion,  all was mayhem.  The king ended up as more of a figurehead than an actual ruler, and political positions were unstable.  But through all this mess, one young man named Richelieu stepped up to the plate and hit a home run, stabilizing France through centralization of…