My Tour in Egypt

  My husband and I went on a ten day tour in Egypt. Egypt has more artifacts from ancient history than any other place on earth. It certainly appears that Egypt was a location for the earliest civilizations. We looked at the pyramids, the valley of the Kings (tombs), the Read more…

Were the Ancient Egyptians Religious?

I have been writing some of my blogs with ideas taken from my book,¬†Sacred Strands, the Story of a Redeemer Woven through History.¬†Today’s blog is about the ancient Egyptians, which is in Chapter 4 of my book. The ancient Egyptians are fascinating. The Greek historian Herodotus tells us that the Read more…

Why I Choose to Believe the Bible

  The majority of people throughout history believed in a God or gods–a supreme all powerful being who created. When we consider our marvelous bodies and the incredible world around us, common sense tells us there is some power greater than ourselves. It is not difficult for me to believe Read more…

A Picture that tells a Message

Until 500 BC, Rome was ruled by kings. When the last king was driven out, Rome became a republic. Led by the Senate, Rome gradually conquered all of Italy. In 49 BC, the Roman general Julius Caesar seized power. He was stabbed to death by senators, and a series of Read more…

Alexander the Great

The Macedonian King Philip II, who lived north of Greece, built up a strong army with which he began to conquer the Greek city states. By 338 BC, he controlled all of Greece. When he was murdered, his twenty-year-old son, Alexander became king. Alexander was a brilliant commander who created Read more…