Nathaniel Hawthorne is well-known for his Puritan novels (such as The Scarlet Letter) and short stories.
However, the slavery debate was alive and well in his lifetime too.
He took issue with both sides of the debate in his short story The Maypole of Merry Mount.
Read more of my analysis here.
I Am Ready…
As Christians, we know that Earth is not our final destination, but that Heaven is our true home.
Heart Attack: A Prayer
Deuteronomy 11:18 (NKJV)
Therefore you shall lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.
This is not a bragging post, but rather an explanation of how I see the talent God has given to me.