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A truly glorious Friday

Yesterday we gathered in the empty tomb that had been stripped bare on Thursday. The lighting was all natural and as it was overcast it was quite subdued. 375 more words



It’s April! That means it’s time for the ‘BLOGGING A to Z CHALLENGE’. Everyday this month (except Sunday) bloggers will be blogging to a theme, using different letter of the alphabet – running, of course, from A to Z. 175 more words

Trisha Faye

Remembrance (11): Shrines, Spirit Houses, Memorials and Offerings from the Region

2 little pink piggies (or are they bears?) carrying cameras.

I’ve not seen this on a spirit house before. I asked a Cambodian teacher about it and he found it amusing but had never heard of or seen such a thing either. 42 more words


#TodayInHistory: Remembering living history, 木村次郎右衛門 (Jiroemon Kimura) born on this day

Today, on April 19, 1897 (明治30年) (Japan):

How old do you think is old?  30? 40? 50?  How about 116 years?

Mr. Kimura (really Kinjiro Miyake 三宅金治郎) was born in 1897 and lived until 2012.  143 more words

Northeast Asia

#TodayInHistory: Remembering a #tragedy; cowardly #terrorists lob grenades into #Church, kill 11 & wound 155.

Today, on April 19, 1981 (Philippines):

If you’ve ever wondered how cowardly terrorists can get, this is one of the best (worst) examples.

Imagine yourself going with friends and family to celebrate a religious holiday–in this case “Easter”. 188 more words

Today In History

The weight of ashes

150,000 die in a day. Were all of them gathered in one place, to pass a gate that divided living from dead, they would have to pass it at nearly two each second. 291 more words