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boundless - the whole world redeeming: they bind my poor soul

On 31 July 1838 on the Island of Jamaica, a man named William Knibbs, gathered 10,000 slaves for a great praise gathering. They were celebrating the New…

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God

Adorn Yourself

Posts are long overdue so I shall have a slew of new ones coming up starting now. For a return to fashion, this post will feature a jewelry spotlight. 232 more words

Fashion

I forgot!

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Well, I almost forgot to write my weekly post. My excuse is that Monday is a public holiday and this upset my schedule. 1,161 more words

Philosophy

A.D. vs C.E.

Hello.

I posted something yesterday that has been on my mind since.

I referrred to the ‘eighteenth century’  as ‘the eighteenth century A.D.’.  It occurred to me that non-Christians may find this inappropriate, as ‘A.D.’ means ‘Anno Domini’ – the ‘Year of Our Lord’, a Christian form of dating based on the birth of Jesus as its starting point.  117 more words

today's birthday: Augustus Caesar (63 BCE)

Augustus Caesar (63 BCE)

Augustus Caesar was the first emperor of Rome. Known as Octavian for the period of his life prior to 27 BCE… 65 more words

In the Year of Our Lord

There are so many reasons to get the hump these days.

  • A seemingly never-ending recession, and economists who seem to be more interested in whether it is (1) a double-dip, (2) a “
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Humour