Category Archive: Faith and Family

Jul 24 2017

Waiting with Hope

“All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope.” Written by the Count of Monte Cristo as his renunciation of his project of vengeance in The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. French novelist and playwright Alexandre Dumas, was born on this day in 1802 (died 1870). I’ve seen the …

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Apr 17 2017

The Tomb Where it Happened

“But Christ’s lore and his apostles twelve, He taught and first he followed it himself.” – Geoffrey Chaucer On this day in 1387, Geoffrey Chaucer tells The Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as the start of the book’s pilgrimage …

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