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The life and times of Johnny Appleseed, a great American

The life and times of Johnny Appleseed, a great American

By Bill Federer, November 24, 2017 70-years-old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, laid down on the floor to sleep, and never woke up. This was how John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, died on March 18, 1845. Johnny Appleseed’s father, […]

A quantum physics revolution in self-awareness: The fallacy of identifying with the body

A quantum physics revolution in self-awareness: The fallacy of identifying with the body

Special to WorldTribune.com March 3, 2017 A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe” has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. The author of this publication, scientist Dr. […]

Remembering Jane Roe and the legacy she longed to undo

Remembering Jane Roe and the legacy she longed to undo

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker I first met Norma McCorvey some 20 years ago, soon after her Christian conversion. That conversion set her against the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion, and in which she was the plaintiff. Operating under the alias “Jane Roe”, McCorvey, 22 years old and pregnant with a […]

George Washington Carver’s life, times and insights for the ages

George Washington Carver’s life, times and insights for the ages

By Bill Federer, January 5, 2017 George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a few weeks, his father, who belonged to the next farm over, was killed in a log hauling accident. Shortly after the Civil War, bushwhackers from the Democrat South […]

God’s ‘ultimate example’ and special Christmas message: It’s all about giving

God’s ‘ultimate example’ and special Christmas message: It’s all about giving

Give, and it will be given to you. – Luke 6:38 Special to WorldTribune.com By Tim Hannigan, Fairfax Free Citizen Two thousand and sixteen years ago, God set the ultimate example to humankind: he gave his Son to be born unceremoniously in an animal stable, to walk the countryside teaching the golden rule to mortals, […]

A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

Special to WorldTribune.com As WKRN reports: A man whose wife and two daughters were killed in the Gatlinburg fire late last month wrote an open letter to the two juveniles accused of starting the fire – forgiving them. Michael Reed’s wife Constance and daughters Chloe and Lily were identified as among the 14 people killed […]

Son of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ hero: ‘This movie is really a love story’

Son of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ hero: ‘This movie is really a love story’

Special to WorldTribune.com November 25, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. — Mel Gibson’s new film “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the story of a World War II soldier, Desmond Doss, who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly rescuing 75 wounded soldiers. On an escarpment known as “Hacksaw Ridge” on Okinawa, Doss refused to find cover, plunged into the […]

On the record: Days of Thanksgiving since 1609

On the record: Days of Thanksgiving since 1609

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Federer, November 24, 2016 The Pilgrims fled England because of religious persecution and lived in Leiden, Holland from 1609 to 1620. Each October, Leiden, Holland, celebrated an annual day of thanksgiving for the end of the bloody pillaging, called “Spanish Furies” committed by Spain’s “Iron Duke” from 1572 to 1589. […]

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