What could be better than living as a nobleman in a society of learning and culture, respected for shrewdness and cunning, in which every man is his own master and can compete as equals according to their skills?
Few films attain an iconic status that allows them to stand the test of time and remain relevant to each successive generation so that it becomes a cultural institution that transcends time and has a shelf life which extends long beyond its initial release.
Some know Christ since they were born, other have to go through the, at times, very difficult internal struggle of pondering the big questions of life.
By Hannah Skipper Word Count: 6235 Rating: PG Summary: A story of the Christmas Truce, using characters featured in the Molly American Girl books. As the snow let up in the wee hours of the morning on Christmas Day 1944, forty-nine-year old Colonel James Bennett and a small contingent of British and American officers hunkered down in... Continue Reading →
THE CORONATION OF CHARLEMAGNE By The Hapsburg Restorationist, February 22, 2016 Word Count: 701 Rating: G Summary: A dramatization of the coronation of Charlemagne. (Christmas Day, 800 A.D.) A hush fell upon the multitude of the faithful as they assembled in the nave of the great Basilica of Saint Peter. Even on the great feast... Continue Reading →
But when John accidentally falls into a rushing river and is carried by the current into the outskirts of The Doone Valley, he meets a playful young girl who he teaches how to fish with her hands before she helps him escape back home.
It is this fleeting glimpse of the man that has inspired the most intense curiosity, and myths aplenty have sprung up to fill in the gaps with regards to his identity and life’s story.
By Avellina Balestri, June 4, 2016 Word Count: 3612 Rating: G Summary: Favorite Disney movies and their impact on the author. In one way or another, all of us have been deeply affected by the legacy of Walt Disney. Maybe we fell in love with the magical animated features as kids or wound up visiting... Continue Reading →
By Amanda Pizzolatto (alias Aurora Mandeville) Word Count: 2418 Rating: PG Summary: A story of the Regency era and troubles for men. Everyone knows that a woman with a large fortune is in need of a man to manage it. Or, in some cases, to use it, if the woman turns out to be a better... Continue Reading →