Land Yields Life

Land. Land yields life. All living creatures depend on the land. No land, no life. We fight wars to determine who has the right to dwell on and drill or dig into the land. We harvest natural resources for shelter, food, and fuel. We go to court to determine whose rights will prevail in property disputes. Our modern ways of managing the land are based on assumptions imported to this continent by early European colonists. […]

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Edward and Elizabeth Winslow – Mayflower Survivors

Edward and Elizabeth Winslow, two of the eighteen couples aboard the 1620 Mayflower voyage, most likely met in Leiden, in the Netherlands. A few hundred English Separatists lived in exile there before a small group of them crossed the Atlantic to establish a new English colony. They grew up in a tumultuous time in England’s history and left England for Holland as young adults. They married in Leiden in 1618. Elizabeth, acting on her own […]

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William and Dorothy Bradford – Mayflower Voyagers

William and Dorothy Bradford were among the eighteen couples on the famous 1620 Mayflower voyage from England to New England. History has preserved a great deal of information about this Separatist couple since Dorothy’s husband, father, and grandfather were all involved in various religious movements that made the history books. These groups  objected to the practices and doctrines of the Established Church of England in the 1500 and 1600s. That history, combined with the Dorothy’s […]

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Team A.N.G.E.L. Series by C.J. Peterson

Kathy, thank you for allowing me to take over your blog for the week, and thank you for taking the time to read a little about my work in three sections: Team A.N.G.E.L. Series; ‘Tis The Season, A Holiday Anthology: 2020 Season; and Cruising (Adventures of Chief and Sarge Book 1). Team A.N.G.E.L. Series: Strength From Within; 5 Grace Restored Books; 3 Holy Flame Trilogy Books); 4 Divine Legacy Books My books are Christian/Fiction, but, […]

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Christmas Carol – Then and Now

It’s hard to imagine a Christmas season without Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol making an appearance. Though I’ve watched and listened to numerous versions of his novella, Christmas Carol lingers on my ‘books to read’ list. Dickens opened his smash hit novella with this: I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to rise the Ghost of an idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or […]

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