- My Price Ancestors, an Impenetrable, Impervious Brick Wall Line. 52 Ancestors, Week 21: Brick Wall
- My Beardsley Ancestors, the Lost Village of Beard’s Wood, My Family Connection to P.T. Barnum and General Tom Thumb. 52 Ancestors, Week 20: Bearded.
- Walpurgisnacht (Saint Walpurgis Night), Saint Walpurga, My Ancestors Named Walpurgis from Tauber Franconia (Germany)
- My Ancestor, Royal Servant Edmund Moody Saved the Life of Henry VIII and Changed History! 52 Ancestors, Week 16 – Should Be a Movie.
- 52 Ancestors, Week 15: Solitude. Quaker Ancestors. Quakers and the Invention of Solitary Confinement.
- May 2023
- April 2023
- March 2023
- January 2023
- December 2022
- November 2022
- October 2022
- September 2022
- August 2022
- July 2022
- June 2022
- May 2022
- April 2022
- March 2022
- February 2022
- January 2022
- December 2021
- November 2021
- October 2021
- September 2021
- August 2021
- July 2021
- June 2021
- May 2021
- April 2021
- May 2015
- September 2014
- August 2014
- July 2014
- October 2011
- April 2011
Monthly Archives: August 2021
The Real Kung Fu Warrior Monks of the Shaolin Temple in China.
Most of us are familiar with the Shaolin Kung Fu style of martial arts. Even if you do not follow or practice the martial arts yourself, you may have seen Shaolin Kung Fu as portrayed by David Carradine in the … Continue reading
Posted in Religious, Theology, Uncategorized Tagged Bodhisattva, Bruce Lee, Buddhism, CEO Monk, Chen Buddhism, China, Daruma, David Carradine, Dodhidharma, Dwarf, enlightenment, Enter the Dragon, India, Japan, Japanese, Korea, Kung Fu, Mahayana, Monks, pirates, Shaolin, Shaolin Monastery, Shaolin Temple, Shaoshi Mountain, Shi Yongxin, Song Mountains, Vietnam, Wokou, World Religions, Zen Leave a comment
My ☘️ Irish ☘️ Joynt and Larkin Ancestors from Galway and Clare
“Time is a Great Storyteller.” – Irish saying The Joynt surname is not one of the most popular surnames found in Ireland. And it’s an even smaller group that were and are Irish Catholic. “Joynt is an Irish surname of Huguenot … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Genealogy, Religious Tagged Abbyknockmoy, Austraila, Beagh, Carrig, Catholic, Clare, DNA, Fahey, family history, family stories, Family Tree, Fay, French, French Huguenots, Galway, Genealogy, Gort, Hanberry, Hansberry, Iowa, Ireland, Irish, Joint, Joynt, Kilkeedy, Killaloe, Larkin, Mayo, McDermott, Mullen, Mullins, Murphy, Nestor, New Zealand, O'Donnell, Pennsylvania, Peterswell, Poulataggle, Protestant, Rabbit, Rabbitt, Republic of Ireland, research, Roman Catholic, Shanaglish, The Troubles, Tipperary, Tubber, United States, William of Orange, Wolfetone 5 Comments
Hindu Holy Days – The Ancient Indian Festival of Holi. Also known as The Festival of Love, The Festival of Colors and The Festival of Spring.
Hindu Holy Days – The Ancient Indian Festival of Holi. Also known as The Festival of Love, The Festival of Colors and The Festival of Spring. The Holi festival is mentioned briefly under the Hindu Holy Days section of our textbook (Religions of … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Religious, Theology Tagged bhang, Catholic, Christian, Christianity, Demoness, Festival of Colors, Festival of Colours, Festival of Love, Festival of Spring, Hindu, Hindu Holy Days, Hiranyakashyap, Holi, Holika, Holika Dahan, India, Jesuit, Judaism, Krishna, legend, Nepal, Old Testament, Prahlad, puja, Vishnu, Weddings, World Relgions Leave a comment
The Sámi, an Indigenous Group in Scandinavia and Northwestern Russia, and their Traditional Religious Belief System.
The Sámi people are an indigenous group that is found in parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and some areas of northwestern Russia. They are the most northernmost indigenous people living in Europe. They have made their home there for the … Continue reading
Posted in Religious, Theology Tagged Adjagas, Adjágas, Africia, Bible Study, Catholic, Christian, Christianity, Coram Deo, faith, Finland, Fr. Richard Rohr OFM, Frozen II, Hildegard Von Bingen, Holy Spirit, indigenous, Indigenous Religion, Jesus, Lutheran, Meister Eckhart, Mun Ja Mun, Native America, Norway, Phillips Seminary, Psalm, Reindeer, Religions, Russia, Sami, Sapmi, Sámi, Sápmi, Scandivania, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Hildegard, Sweden, Theology, yoik Joik, Yoiking Leave a comment
My Ancestor Rev. Thomas Shepard, an English and American Puritan Minister and Significant Figure in Early Colonial New England.
In this month of August on the 25th will mark the 372nd anniversary of the death of my quite interesting and significant ancestor Rev. Thomas Shepard. He and his third wife Margaret Borodell are my 8th great-grandparents. She was the … Continue reading
Posted in Famous Kin, Genealogy, Religious, Theology Tagged Abigail Smith Adams, Anglican, Anne Hutchinson, Antinomian Controversy, Armstrong, Barton, Bible Study, Bland, Borodell, Borrowdale, Boston, Cambridge University, Christian, Cogswell, Congregation Church, Crosthwaite, Cumberland, David Hartman, Denison, Emich, Emick, Emig, Emmanuel College, England, faith, Family Tree, First Church of Cambridge, First Ladies, Francis Marbury, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Genealogy, Grange in Borrowdale, Grover Cleveland, Gunpowder Plot, Harvard Univeristy, Henry Lee Higginson, Hicks, James Spader, Jesus, Jesus Christ, John Adams Morgan, John Cotton, John Quincy Adams, London, Lyons, Massachusetts, Mitchell, New England, Norris, Nutick, Oxford University, POTUS, Presidents of the United States, Puritians, Quakers, Sewall, Shepard, Shephard, Shepherd, Shirley Temple, T.S. Eliot, Talbot, Tammy Duckworth, The Bible, Thomas Shepard, Touteville, Towcester, UCC, United Kingdom, Wade, Wainwright, Weiss 4 Comments