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Paranoia: Were Saul of Tarsus and Josephus Contemporaries?

The Devil’s in their Details Except for the Acts of the Apostles, and Paul’s letters in the New Testament, there would be no other ‘proof’ of his existence. Isn’t it interesting how awkward that makes it for anyone believing his … Continue reading

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A Young Man with So Much to Look Forward to

Henry VIII (June 28, 1491 – January 28, 1547) We are so used to seeing images of Henry as an inflated personality (and size) that we forget that he was once a young Prince, and a gentleman. He may have … Continue reading

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And Now We Have Seen His Star…

Sitting in the Western Sky (above Los Angeles) Spectacular, isn’t it? Imagine how much brighter this ‘star’ would have looked over Bethlehem, 2000 years ago. (I was going to write 2,026 years ago, but who wants to be that precise?) … Continue reading

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What If I Had Been the First-Called Disciple?

Andrew the Apostle (10 AD – November 30, 60 AD) For a number of years now, I have presumed that I was one of the Romans in Judea during Jesus’ time there. But I have had no real ‘proof’ because … Continue reading

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Honouring Their Love: She Outlived Them All

Hanako Ishii (May 13, 1911 – July 1, 2000) In the summer of 1936, a Japanese woman, Hanako Ishii, a waitress at a bar frequented by Sorge, moved into Sorge’s house to become his common-law wife. Of all of Sorge’s … Continue reading

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A Bachelorette Show from the Last Century

The Phantom of the Opera (2004) Due to the snowfall last evening, our cable TV feed was intermittent, so we decided to watch a DVD from our extensive video library. It was Susan’s suggestion to watch this one. I’d seen … Continue reading

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Did William Blake’s Wife Reincarnate as My Friend?

Catherine Sophia Blake (April 25, 1762 – October 18, 1831) I can’t help it: I just had to find out if Catherine came back into my present life with the same name. I do not have permission to illustrate the … Continue reading

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Modern Saints: Called to Action in the 20th Century

Evita, Mother Teresa and Diana This might seem like a strange trio to include in one post about 20th Century saints, but they have caught the collective eye of the Earth’s population for their charitable work. I suppose it was … Continue reading

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Intense Emotional Nature? Probably This Aspect…

Moon Conjunct Pluto I just discovered today that at least three women in my family have this aspect. (My particular aspect is similar: Moon Square Pluto.) So what were we all trying to do? According to Robert Hand’s Planets in … Continue reading

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The Title is Misleading: It’s the Girl Who’s Lost

The Lost Husband (2020) A quietly satisfying film, this one was on Netflix last night. After the sudden death of her husband, Libby is forced to move in with her hypercritical mother. Out of the blue, her estranged Aunt Jean … Continue reading

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