Eyewitness to History: The Monastery

We’ve become spoiled.
Every day, we have come to expect more and more knowledge, more progress, faster computers, terabytes of storage space.
Human society hasn’t always been so enlightened.
The barbarian hordes eventually conquered the last bits of the Roman Empire in the sixth century. At that point, the Dark Ages began.

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The Officials Vick’s Dog Chew Toy

The American pit bull terrier is a dog that, like human beings, ends up either a personable or unpleasant adult based largely on the way it’s raised.
Research has shown that bull terriers raised in normal households grow up to be no more vicious than any other average dog.
But Michael Vick’s recent arrest has drawn a tremendous amount of attention to what can happen when bull terriers and other breeds are taught to fight from an early age.

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The Journeys of Paul

My children are amazed to discover that, as a child, I didn’t own an X-Box or PS2 or even a comptuer. (They were equally astounded when they found out that our first television was black-and-white, but that’s another story). The type of games we played used cardboard surfaces and plastic playing pieces. Those types of … Read more…