Category Archives: Christianity

Warm Hearts in the Cold Winter (Christmas History 7)

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, a serial publication by Washington Irving from 1819 and 1820, is a collection of stories and essays, best known for the inclusion of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Much lesser known, is an essay … Continue reading

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The Great Storm of 1703 (Snippets 33)

One of the most severe disasters to ever occur in England was the Great Storm of 1703, which caused enormous structural damage, the loss of the entire Channel Squadron of ships, and thousands of lives lost.  It was the subject … Continue reading

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