The painfully clean room was immersed in darkness, as each light was flickered off with a swish of a finger. At the retreating echo of footsteps down the hallway, the kitchen was left without a trace of human life. Except! For a pair of glowing blue eyes, cutting through the darkness from behind a sturdy, … Continue reading A Lesson I Learned From a Mistake
Out of the cold cratered moon bright rays of hazy mist travelled its way towards planet earth. An inky black darkness followed close behind, racing towards its destination. With a silent whoosh, London England was encircled in a matter of minutes. Immersed in complete darkness, except for a slight glow radiating from the misty cloud, … Continue reading Making of The Canterbury Tales
One thing is certain in life, no one will ever have the capability of completely understanding humans. In fact! No one even completely understands themselves. If we were all honest with ourselves, we would admit we do things despite not completely understanding why. Unfortunately, in my humble but honest opinion, every year our comprehension of … Continue reading We’re All Confusing!
I love to read -- it's my life. Stories open the door into a whole new world where I can take my mind from the present and into the past or future. I can place myself in dangerous and absolutely preposterous situations without receiving any physical harm. If I had the fancy, I could travel … Continue reading Song Of Roland
It was the eleventh century a time when brave and loyal knights march off in the name of their king and God to fight against the Muslims. Behind the departing straight backs of those brave knights, fruitful lands covered with a variety of different fruits and vegetables glowed in the morning rays of sunshine. Beside … Continue reading Roland And Oliver
Underneath the clear baby-blue sky scattered with fluffy white cotton balls, a steeple attached to a small ivory church stood straight and tall for all to see. Surrounding the building, flowers and tall lush grass swayed and twirled in the wind. A rugged stone-path curved it's way up to the front steps of the little … Continue reading What Is Godly Music Needed For?
(1): What do you think is the central point of the essay you read by Mario Vargas Llosa? During the age of discovery, when men like Christopher Columbus went in search of new trade routes, new continents were found along the way and eventually conquered by the Europeans. However, a question arises in the minds … Continue reading Last Essay In History Civilization One!
(1): How were the ideas of Marsilius of Padua evident in Louis of Bavaria's conflict with Pope John XXII? In 1314, an interesting event took place. Two kings were elected one Louis of Bavaria and the other Frederick of Austria. Both were recognized as kings by the populace, however, Pope John XXII refused to grant … Continue reading Western Civilization One: Lesson 175
(1): Discuss the rise and fall of Girolamo Savonarola. The Great Renaissance was looked upon by most as a glorious age and time, however, Girolamo Savonarola was an exception. Savonarola was a preacher from Italy who saw the Renaissance as immoral and sinful. According to Savonarola, people praised the works of the heathens, mainly those … Continue reading Western Civilization One: Lesson 170
(1): What were some of the problems associated with the Renaissance papacy? The Renaissance truly was a time of change for most of the European world. The Papacy wasn't excluded from this change. After the Papal Schism, the popes elected, for the most part, disgraced the papal seat and took advantage of those around them, … Continue reading Western Civilization One: Lesson 165