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Some of us are just plain rich

It seems ridiculous but he was initially unpopular for advocating against the slave trade. Many owned slaves sometimes only for daily, routine tasks- it was the norm. 416 more words

The Faith of Georgian England

Once again we are thrilled to welcome our guest, the lovely Regan Walker, author of a Christmas story, ‘ The Holly & The Thistle‘ (full details of how to purchase her book are given below). 3,438 more words


Local Museum Research

As part of my research and to gain as much insight as possible to local museums I visited several of Hull’s museums:

Hull Maritime Museum… 831 more words

Year 2

Daily Riches: The Heart of the Christian Faith (Lamar Vest and Richard Stearns)

“Despite the fact that God’s heart for the poor is mentioned in some 2,100 verses of Scripture, many of us simply miss it. In a recent survey of adults in America conducted by Harris Interactive, although 80 percent of adults claimed to be familiar with the Bible–the best-selling book in history–46 percent think the Bible offers the most teachings on heaven, hell, adultery, pride or jealousy. 402 more words

Loving Well

Regency Personalities Series-Charles Grant (British East India Company)

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 714 more words


Put In Everything -- Mk 12:38-44 -- 8 Nov 2015

On Veterans’ Day, or Remembrance Day, we remember the supreme sacrifice of those who have died for their country.  They put in everything.  All too often, veterans  who have risked everything still need our support and assistance. 844 more words

Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar - book review

In 1855 the well-to-do Finch family falls on hard times and is forced live and farm in the Coorong, on the remote southeast coast of South Australia.  725 more words

Book Review