Tag Archives: Elizabeth II

When Windsor Castle was Almost Completely Destroyed

Windsor Castle Fire (November 20, 1992) It’s hard to believe this happened 30 years ago. It proved to be a turning point in Elizabeth II’s UK tax strategy. The government paid for the restoration, and the Queen started paying taxes. … Continue reading

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Like a Moth to the Flame

The Refiner’s Fire It has taken me a long time to return to an insight I glimpsed in 1992. Each soul is attracted to, and ultimately, absorbed by the Spiritual Light. It might take a very long time (in human … Continue reading

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For Most People, Her Death is a First…

Elizabeth II (April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022) The Queen is dead. This is the end of a Royal Life well lived. RIP, Your Majesty.

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How a Painting from 1851 was Echoed in a Film in 2006

The Monarch of the Glen This is a painting by Sir Edwin Landseer. The film which replicated the image was The Queen. The symbolism is tied to the idea of Monarchy.

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Here’s What We’ll Be Binge-Watching…

  The Crown We just got Netflix again for the first time in years. We have some catching up to do. We saw episode one of the first season last night. It was lovely to be able to recognize and … Continue reading

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Was the Queen’s Hat a Hint?

Or a Misunderstood Gesture? In June of 2017, the Queen opened the UK Parliament with a speech about ‘a hard Brexit’ from the European Union. Her hat bore a striking resemblance to the EU flag, Everyone began speculating that she … Continue reading

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