Okay, no pun intended in the title. Just had to throw that out there. But it's a valid argument that History is becoming lost to the raging waves of time. How though? I'm glad you asked. 1. Cancel Culture The number one thing that I see as being a reason for History becoming lost to … Continue reading 3 Ways History Is Becoming a Thing of The Past
At the very heart of the American Spirit lies a name that we all recognize: Valley Forge. It was the winter our fledgling nation was tried to the breaking point—and lived to fight another day. There are some misconceptions though about exactly what the situation was regarding Valley Forge. Many claim that our soldiers were … Continue reading Blood In The Snow: The Winter That Forged America
A few weeks ago we looked into the allegations brought against the Confederate Battle flag, and whether it truly is racist or not. If you missed it, you can find it here. Today I'm asking the question, is the Gadsden flag racist as many in today's world have claimed? You might be thinking, what on … Continue reading Is The Gadsden Flag Racist?
One of the world's most beloved carols, Silent Night has touched many hearts and lives throughout history. It has a bit of an interesting start. The song that most connect with peaceful piano arrangements, was actually written for the gentle, mellow tone of the guitar. In a little burg in Austria, the song found its … Continue reading Silent Night
This past Wednesday was the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. You didn't really think I had forgotten, did you? It's never too late to remember such a huge event in our history. This week has just been crazy though as far as my blog goes (sometimes I hate technology). And I wasn't … Continue reading Pearl Harbor// We Will Not Forget
Here's a topic that's a sore spot to many people today. All around the country we hear the cry ringing out, "Racist!". Everything is about whether you are or aren't racist. Whether an object or symbol is or isn't racist. Well known to Americans all across the country and acclaimed to be among the top … Continue reading Is The Confederate Flag Racist?
Some people disregard the power of the old gospel hymns. In today's world they are being replaced by "christian" rock music and sensual worship songs. They claim that the old hymns of the faith are outdated, and those who still sing them are old-fashioned. Historically though, what were the songs that had the most profound … Continue reading Still All My Song Shall Be// Power of the Gospel Hymns Through The Ages
Drum roll please! If you are anything like me, you crave learning and reading about history's incredible heroes. Some of them are very well known, while others have unfortunately been pushed to the recesses of the history books. Regardless of how well known they are though, I love studying them. Growing up, one of my … Continue reading Nathan Hale: Heroes of History Spotlight
We are back again for another post in our Hymn History series! I love learning the stories of the old gospel hymns. One of my favorites is Calvary Covers It All. It wasn't until just recently however that I learned the beautiful history behind it. The story begins one providential night in 1934 at the … Continue reading Calvary Covers It All // History of the Hymn
Throughout the course of our history there stand those reminders of what the American spirit is and means. Americans are forged the strongest when we're in the middle of the fire. That has been proven thousands of times in our history. Our spirit soars in the face of the storm. One thing about eagles that … Continue reading Patriot Day: Have We Forgotten?