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This Week in History: How Halloween Began
This Week in History

This Week in History: How Halloween Began

October 31 is one of the most anticipated days of the year for children as they await the trick-or-treating that always comes with this holiday. While some of the Halloween traditions, such as dressing in costume and asking for candy, seem innocent and even fun, the history behind them is […]

Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love
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Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love

By Erica Esterly Now we are on the fourth week, the last, of Advent. This week focuses in on the topic of love, and how God shows his love to us. Here are a few verses to read before I start talking about the incredible ways God loves us. John […]

Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ
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Advent Week 3: Joy in Christ

Now we are at the third week of Advent. This candle differs from all the others because it is rose colored, instead of purple. This color symbolizes joy, the topic of the third week of Advent. Below is Luke 2: 1-7. If you would like to do more reading, read […]

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Advent Week 2: The Prince of Peace

We are now on week 2 of Advent, the second purple candle of the Advent wreath. This week focuses on the topic of peace. Here are two scripture passages to read about peace.   Isaiah 9:6-7 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and […]

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Advent Week 1: Hope for Today and Tomorrow

What does this Advent season mean to you? Advent means coming or arrival; and the Advent season is a 4 week period. The symbol of Advent is a wreath with five candles, one candle lit each week, the fifth lit on Christmas day. The candles themselves represent the fact that […]

This Week in History: Nov. 3 Anniversaries
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This Week in History: Nov. 3 Anniversaries

What are you doing on Lucan’s birthday? Perhaps you are celebrating Dominica’s 36th Independence day. Or maybe you’re viewing your TimeHop pictures of last year’s solar eclipse. Whatever you have planned today, take a minute to see what other important events there are to be noted. Four hundred and eighty […]

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Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed

Romans 1:16 – 17  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as […]

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Audition Do’s and Don’ts

So, you want to audition but are not sure what to expect or how to prepare? Don’t worry, here are a few Dos and Don’ts to theater auditions! General Audition Tips DON’T consume dairy 24 hours prior to the audition: Trust me, you can sacrifice pizza and ice cream for […]

This Week in History: The Legend of Valentine’s Day
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This Week in History: The Legend of Valentine’s Day

How many times have you casually walked into a store around Valentine’s Day and nearly screamed as you were bombarded by the sight of everything pink, red, sugary and fluffy. After this terrifying experience you begin to wonder if Valentine’s Day is actually a real holiday or just one made […]

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Reflections on Scripture: Why Reading the Bible is Important

The Bible is the most important book ever written. Not only has it given us a clear view of how the Earth came into existence, but it is also a handbook from God on how we should live our lives. Benefits of reading the Bible include: shaping us into a […]