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Integrity #5 — Fruitful Integrity

The seed which fell among the thorns are individuals who have heard the Word, but let the worries and riches and pleasures of this life choke it out, so they produce no mature fruit. 239 more words

Promises

And We're Gonna Be Royals (an announcement by Lee)

Peasants:

Today I made a wonderful decision while my colleagues were out of the office. I became nobility.

Here’s the deal.

During the Second World War, the UK built illegal fortress islands in the North Sea’s international waters to prevent German invaders. 102 more words

Fancypants

Omer - Day 28

Barukh ata Adonay, Eloheynu Melekh ha-olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’zivanu al s’firat haOmer.

Blessed be the Eternal God, Ruler of the universe, who makes us holy through Mitzvot and has commanded us to count the Omer. 439 more words

Omer

The name of Gentleman, can not by common right, appertain to any, except to those of coat-armors.

– From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p91

Heraldry

Spellbinding by Kristen Heitzmann

I’ve recently been captivated by a (general market) Regency period mystery series. I might have purchased the first on Audible and finally got around to listening. 290 more words

What can Jane Austen show us about the 21st Century?

I’m not exactly sure why I enjoy reading Jane Austen’s novels. Her work almost entirely revolves around marriage plots within 18th century English nobility. To many readers of my generation, the subject matter of Austen’s novels can be very boring. 983 more words

Writing

The 'Noble' Names

Around this time last year I was studying the new name data and reading Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.  Yesterday, I realized that exactly a year later, I’m reading another Alice-related book, Frank Beddor’s… 1,056 more words

Baby Names