Does A Praying Mantis Really Pray?

There are a lot of different beliefs about what it means to see a praying mantis. Some people think it’s good luck, while others believe it’s a sign of bad things to come. No one is sure where these beliefs come from, but they’re widespread across many cultures. Most people believe that seeing a prayingContinue reading “Does A Praying Mantis Really Pray?”

The Controversial Rock Opera Jesus Christ Superstar

The 1970s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice has a musical theme that deals with fame and how popularity can deceive and corrupt people. It is based upon figures from the bible. It tells the story of Jesus’ last days in a contemporary and modern way. The storyline isContinue reading “The Controversial Rock Opera Jesus Christ Superstar”

Remembering Those Who Have Served Our Country!

We honor all of our veterans on Veteran’s Day and remember the fallen on Memorial Day. The difference between the two is that on Veteran’s day, we honor all of those who have served, and Memorial Day remembers those who served and have passed on. Memorial Day is a special day set aside to rememberContinue reading “Remembering Those Who Have Served Our Country!”

Godspell (Gospel & Good Word)

The 1973 musical Godspell has been entertaining audiences for decades with its fun and infectious songs. It was written and created in 1971 by John-Michael Teblak and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who won a Grammy award for its composition. The musical is based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew and follows JesusContinue reading “Godspell (Gospel & Good Word)”

Saint Elmo’s Fire And Saint Anthony’s Fire! The Heat Is On!

Saint Elmo’s Fire: St. Elmo’s fire is a bright, flickering light that sometimes appears during thunderstorms. The phenomenon is named after St. Erasmus of Formia (Saint Elmo), the patron saint of sailors. St. Elmo’s fire is caused by electrical charges in the atmosphere and can be a warning sign of an impending lightning strike. someContinue reading “Saint Elmo’s Fire And Saint Anthony’s Fire! The Heat Is On!”

Cardinals Appear When Angels Are Near

(History Or Mystery?) Folklore says that “when cardinals appear, angels are near.” Is it a visitor from heaven? This story has been around for many centuries. It’s often seen as a sign from God. It is said that angels often appear as cardinals. It is popular belief that the cardinals are messengers of God. ThisContinue reading “Cardinals Appear When Angels Are Near”

The Legend Of The Dogwood

(History Or Mystery?) The legend of the dogwood tree is a touching story that explains why this tree is so special. The legend begins in Israel thousands of years ago. At that time, the forests of Israel were full of oak, cedars, walnut trees, and more. Among all these fine trees, one was singled outContinue reading “The Legend Of The Dogwood”