Origins of Christmas and Jesus’ Birthday

Each year children and adults alike await this holiday.  Some people prepare the whole year for this one day.  But does anyone truly know the origins of this holiday, or what this day is about?  Does anyone really, really know where the legend of Santa Claus comes from and who his “helpers” were long before… Continue reading Origins of Christmas and Jesus’ Birthday

Origins of Halloween

While the majority of folks around the world are preparing to dress up for one of the most lucrative retail holidays in this fallen world, Halloween, I decided to write this article for all of you who are Christians and do not know the origins of this tradition. If you think that the Roman Catholic… Continue reading Origins of Halloween

The Symbol of the Two Headed Eagle – St. Petersburg, Russia

Two headed eagles are a common sight all over the planet, its amazing how this symbol is rooted into cultures of many nations.  Personally, I have always connected this symbol to Russia.  When visiting Russia it is hard to miss, because it’s basically everywhere.  Also, while traveling around Europe I have realized that this symbol… Continue reading The Symbol of the Two Headed Eagle – St. Petersburg, Russia

Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark

There are so many stories about this symbol and such a wide variety of sources that tell us why this symbols is used.  Some sources say that in ancient times it didn’t necessarily have a negative connotation.  It was a reminder that this life was not eternal, but provided hope for what was to come… Continue reading Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark