Joshua Claybourn's Domain: Dream Catchers

Joshua Claybourn's: also thinking about Martyn Luther King this week "Anytime I watch the 'I Have a Dream' speech, it sends shivers up my spine. What a powerful, truthful and well-delivered message. If you have the capabilities, watch this 10 minute, 17 second Real Video clip of Rev. King, Jr. on the steps of Lincoln Memorial giving his famous speech." … [Read more...]

The passion- are Jews to blame

The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles: "'There are only two parties to what occurred the Jews, of whom Jesus was one of them, and the Romans,' Hier said. 'Now since the Romans are not here anymore, if you're upset with how Jesus died, there's only people left to blame and that's the Jews.'"The heat that is being generated by this Gibson film is quite something. Of course the Jews were to blame for killing Jesus, but so were the Romans, so were the other nationalities who were no doubt … [Read more...]

Tomb of Zacchius found?

Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage: "JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For centuries passers-by have thrown rocks at an ornate tomb in Jerusalem's Kidron Valley, reviled as the traditional burial place of the biblical King David's villainous son Absalom. But in one of those strange twists unique to the Holy Land -- where tombs can post-date by a millennium those believed buried there -- an inscription found on the crypt now points to it belonging not to Absalom but rather John the … [Read more...]

Telegraph | News | Evangelicals poised to take over the Church

Evangelicals poised to take over the C of E: "Evangelicals, dismissed as a vociferous minority by senior liberals during the Jeffrey John affair, are now poised to take over the Church of England. A new study suggests that, if current trends continue, evangelicals will make up more than half of all Sunday church worshippers in 10 years' time, up from about a third now."The folly of people seriously thinking they can attend church and be vicar's or Bishops without believing the central tennents … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill by Roy Jenkins

If like me you love biography and are fascinated by the man who is in the authors view the greatest to have ever occupied No 10 Downing Street you will love this book. I just finished it and wanted to record some thoughts for prosterity.Churchill was an amazing man and was known to have created the term 'terminological inexactitude' (p112) a fairly typical game with words for him. He was a definite rascal and not always popular by a long shot. He is claimed to have said 'The characteristic … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill -their finest hour

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.'"Of the Battle of Britain 'Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.'After the war- 'From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. ' … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill -we shall fight them on the beeches…..

"Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous States have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the … [Read more...]

Churchill's 1st speech as PM

"You ask, what is our policy? I can say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us; to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. Let that be … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill – more quotes…

Winston Churchill Home Page: "'Be Ye Men of Valour' 'Blood, Toil, Tears & Sweat' 'Captain of our Souls' 'Child of the House of Commons' 'A Dark and Deadly Valley' 'Finest Hour' 'I'd Drink It [Poison]' 'I leave when the pub closes' 'Linchpin of the English-speaking world' ''Lousy' as a Parliamentary Expression' 'Never Give In' 'Some chicken! Some neck!' 'So much owed by so many to so few' 'Sugar Candy' 'This is not the end.' 'Total and unmitigated defeat' 'Up with which I will not put' 'War … [Read more...]

Winston Churchill's wicked wit

These are some quotes from a compilation by Dominique Enright of Churchills pithy humour'I am ready to meet my maker- but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter''If Hitler invaded Hell, I would at least make a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of commons' (said when Russia was invaded by Germany)'He is a modest man who has a great deal to be modest about'When proposing a toast to Stalin at a conference he praosed his desire for … [Read more...]