108 Years Old In 1977 This Old Lady Gives Us An Insight Into Times Gone By

Born in 1868 Mrs.Florence Pannel and dying in 1980 at 111 details her earliest memories at the age of 10 in 1878. I really feel much more of these interviews should have been the norm many years ago. We've basically gone from a society of women afraid to show their ankles to wandering around the … Continue reading 108 Years Old In 1977 This Old Lady Gives Us An Insight Into Times Gone By

The First Ever Complaint Letter Posted In 1750BC

The first complaint "letter" (made from clay) was sent in 1750 BC in Mesopotamia from a man named Nanni to a merchant named Ea-nasir. Nanni was mad that he received the incorrect grade of copper that he had already paid for and that the merchant was rude to his servant when confronted.This is proof that … Continue reading The First Ever Complaint Letter Posted In 1750BC

How King Brian Boru Teaches Us The Value Of Ignoring Distractions During Prayer

source: public Domain King Brian Boru was considered to be the very first Irish rebel. You can read a quick synopsis regarding his life and many activities here. The purpose of this post is really to focus on his last Battle for Dublin. It's famously known as the battle of Clontarf. Towards the end of … Continue reading How King Brian Boru Teaches Us The Value Of Ignoring Distractions During Prayer

After Thousands Of Years A Remarkable Discovery Has Been Made

Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay I sat with my spiritual father today who discussed with me a quote on his calendar for the month of February. It was of St.John Chrysostom. In previous weeks we had discussed how St.John was a favorite Saint of mine so he felt it relevant to give me the quote. … Continue reading After Thousands Of Years A Remarkable Discovery Has Been Made

A Corpse Buried With The Oldest Jewellery In The World

5th millennium BC corpse discovered in Varna, Bulgaria Discovered in modern day Varna Bulgaria, this corpse dates back to the 5th millennium BC. It's being cited as a perfect example of the oldest known grave found with the most amount of gold buried with it. It is obvious this person was deemed important in the … Continue reading A Corpse Buried With The Oldest Jewellery In The World

How Medieval Sleeping Arrangements Compare To The Modern World

Image Source: Public Domain Today many men would see something seriously wrong with the featured image in this article. Three men lying together with an Angel watching over the entire affair appears to be heresy surely. Well, in the middle ages people slept together in one big bed. It was not uncommon for families to … Continue reading How Medieval Sleeping Arrangements Compare To The Modern World

How Independent YouTube Preachers Resemble Peter The Hermit

Source: Web Peter the Hermit was a priest and monk who independently went about the streets of Europe riding on a donkey recruiting mostly peasants for the Crusade. He was a brilliant and talented orator whose speeches were grand enough to gather 30-40,000 men and women on his mission across the Bosporus into Turkey. Peters … Continue reading How Independent YouTube Preachers Resemble Peter The Hermit

Should Catholics Be Embarrassed By The Crusades?

Source: Web The Crusades seem to be provoke many (mostly non believers with an existing dislike for Catholicism) to anger. Whenever there is unrest with fundamentalism in the Islamic world from groups such as Isis, westerners are always quick to remind Christians that Crusaders done many terrible things to Muslims in the name of Christ. … Continue reading Should Catholics Be Embarrassed By The Crusades?

Video: Debunking The Myth Why The Crusaders Sacked Constantinople

A common misconception is that Constantinople was sacked by the Crusaders simply for economic reasons and to gain power. Nothing could be further from the truth. As the video below demonstrates quoting many historians, the sack of the city was self inflicted. Alexius the IV, who had an agreement with the Crusaders to fund the … Continue reading Video: Debunking The Myth Why The Crusaders Sacked Constantinople