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Prayer: The Appearance of Peace (Luke 2:1-7)

2014 Bible Reading Plan for Christmas
Day 13 and 14 are set aside for worship and rest.
Day 15 Reading: Luke 2:1-7
Jesus is Born… 160 more words


Tiger on falling buddha statue

The day was summer 1950 with shinning sun , weather was normal in summer as every were ther are green grass and forest tree near to river shore, 2,118 more words

My roots.

Otto Kramer was my great grandfather. He was the father to Eric Kramer and my nanny, Trudy who was born in 1923. The Nazis put Otto in jail just before the World War 2 in Austria. 675 more words


Every Book Needs a Friend

350-something days and 35-ish books later, 2014 has been a delightful year of reading. I’ve travelled down the Congo with Joseph Conrad and hid away in Antarctica with… 847 more words


The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labour. War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent.”

~George Orwell, 1984


The Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Crown Council, 19 July 1914

On 19 July 1914, Austria-Hungary’s top decision-makers met in Vienna for the second Crown Council of July 1914. The Crown Council decided on the content of the ultimatum to be sent to Serbia.  1,664 more words

First World War