When Rookie Meets Universe

When Rookie Meets Universe

Currently, my physical being is present in a place few people have dared to experience. I’m weightless, relaxed, and free. The only thing that separates me from the stars, are these titanium walls, and this glass pane my eyes are gleaming through. It feels like I’m completely alone in the universe, it’s astonishing. My name […]

A Typical Summer Afternoon

A Typical Summer Afternoon

It’s the middle of June, in Florida, where the thermogenic ball of fire that blinds us from the sky, is at its peak of mass destruction. Summer. The dreaded, yet celebrated season which children all across the United States long for. Summer provides perfect weather for people who love to garden, play outdoors, or go […]

Adoption and Inheritance

Adoption and Inheritance

Paul thought Jesus and God had selected people to be “adopted” before the world had been created. These people would “inherit” in the kingdom of heaven through God and Jesus’ grace. Adoption and inheritance were related in Paul’s mind by the fact that they were both spiritual matters. The adoption was an adoption into the […]

Soil; Greater Than Dirt

Soil; Greater Than Dirt

Soil is just dirt that helps root plants in their place. Right? Wrong. The mixture of organic matter we call soil is much more than dirt you put in a pot. Topsoil is where the living and nonliving aspects of soil meet, and topsoil is vital for both ecosystem health and agricultural stability. Soil is […]

Feudalism and Manorialism

Feudalism and Manorialism

During the early Medieval times, everyone was born into their social positions. The higher class of the kingdom includes the nobility who consists of kings, queens, knights, and landlords. The Lower class, which made up most of the population, consists of peasants and serfs. The basis for medieval economy was manorialism, an economic system structured […]

The Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian Renaissance occurred during the late eighth century, to the late ninth century, while Charlemagne was the Holy Roman Emperor. It was the first of 3 medieval renaissances, and it includes a major culture upbringing. Inspired by the Christian Roman Empire, changes in literature, art, architecture, and scriptural studies (among other small things), occurred […]