Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Fr.John was a friend of the family for many years. Although I was not a practising Catholic in the family, I often enjoyed his presence. My first guitar was a Spanish classical one gifted to me by him. He never played it and was still adorned with the silky red … Continue reading The Muslim Doctor Who Became Christian After Seeing A Man Raised From The Dead.
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay I don't know why people feel the urge to post their children's Christmas gifts on social media. It's basically narcissism, egotistical self-love disguised under the form of presenting to the world their children's apparent "joy" at being given the most expensive things on the planet. There's no problem sharing a … Continue reading Don't Post Your Children's Christmas Gifts On Social Media
Image by Souza_DF from Pixabay Whether it's something biblical, Greek, Roman, Egyptian or a story that ties them all into one great tale, I get entirely fixated upon ancient civilizations. Whenever I'm attending a museum of ancient Celtic warriors or mummies from ancient Egypt, I stand in awe. Most people may take a brief look, … Continue reading Why I'm Fascinated With Ancient Empires
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay In the past, I would have allowed myself to get completely wrapped up in the culture of Christmas gifts. Everything I bought for everyone, especially my own children, had to be brand new direct from the toy store. I don't do that anymore, especially this Christmas whereas … Continue reading How To Save Money On Christmas Presents
I'm relaxing in my kitchen on a pleasant winters sunny afternoon. The steam from my ginger tea tickles the back of my sore throat, and I let out a cough. Soon after, the door opens, and my sons are about to make me gasp for air again. He (my 6-year-old) approaches me with head hanging … Continue reading Why I'm Reluctant To Teach My Sons Guitar
Image by Jörg Peter from Pixabay Two types of desert help us in this world. There is the natural desert, and then the spiritual one. When we think of a desert, our imagination leads us to a dry place of hardship, and that's an accurate description. Have you ever stood in an actual desert? Me neither, yet the … Continue reading Everyone Needs The Calmness Of The Desert
Copyright: Stephen Bernard I've been having this conversation with my wife today about those of us who home school. I'm sorry if it comes across as boasting, but I told her the majority of people that home school I would consider to be "well balanced" are very few. Of all the people she's introduced me … Continue reading It’s True: Christianity Attracts The Nutty Members Of Society