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Moral Tales for Children From McGuffey’s Readers: The Quarrel
Moral Tales for Children From McGuffey’s Readers: The Quarrel
This is the first instalment in our McGuffey Readers series, in which we reproduce some of the best moral tales from the classic 1800s schoolbooks that sold an ...
05-7-2022
Art That Expresses Kindness: Wood Artist Hopes to Create the Right Influence With His Work
Art That Expresses Kindness: Wood Artist Hopes to Create the Right Influence With His Work
Embracing the unique color, texture, and shape of every piece of wood, a Taiwanese sculptor has created hundreds of carvings that all have a story to tell. For ...
04-29-2022
Aesop’s Fables: Belling the Cat
Aesop’s Fables: Belling the Cat
The mice once called a meeting to decide on a plan to free themselves of their enemy, the cat. At least they wished to find some way of ...
04-22-2022
A Tradition Called Freedom: The People, The Times, The Belief — Part II
A Tradition Called Freedom: The People, The Times, The Belief — Part II
Commentary Rebellions sometimes serve two masters at the same time — righteousness and evil. It's not always simple telling them apart; while struggling for one, we may inadvertently ...
04-21-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Fox and the Stork
Aesop’s Fables: The Fox and the Stork
The fox one day thought of a plan to amuse himself at the expense of the stork, at whose odd appearance he was always laughing. "You must come ...
04-15-2022
The Unique Easter Tradition of an Aboriginal Village
The Unique Easter Tradition of an Aboriginal Village
This article is adapted from the treatment for the documentary film "Wawu: Divine Hope," written by Australian director and producer Caden Pearson, who now works at The Epoch ...
04-14-2022
Sacred Messengers: 10 Musical Instruments That Bring Us Closer to the Divine
Sacred Messengers: 10 Musical Instruments That Bring Us Closer to the Divine
Traditionally, music is considered a celebration of the Divine, and musical instruments as the messengers—the sacred tools—relaying the Divine word. No matter what ethnicity or race, or what ...
04-13-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Farmer and the Stork
Aesop’s Fables: The Farmer and the Stork
A stork of a very simple and trusting nature had been asked by a gay party of cranes to visit a field that had been newly planted. But ...
04-8-2022
Cultivating Feminine Power: Traditional Wisdom on Harmonious Relationships
Cultivating Feminine Power: Traditional Wisdom on Harmonious Relationships
Feminine power is deeply connected to divine traditional wisdom, which, when cultivated, nurtures and uplifts all life benevolently. True feminine power does not deviate from the God-given gifts of ...
04-4-2022
Aesop’s Fables: Three Bullocks and a Lion
Aesop’s Fables: Three Bullocks and a Lion
A lion had been watching three bullocks feeding in an open field. He had tried to attack them several times, but they had kept together, and helped each ...
04-1-2022
A Tradition Called Freedom: The People, The Times, The Belief
A Tradition Called Freedom: The People, The Times, The Belief
Few words have so many different meanings that are so incongruous with one another as the word freedom. At first, the expectation is that freedom equates to no rules. It's ...
03-31-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Cat, the Cock, and the Young Mouse
Aesop’s Fables: The Cat, the Cock, and the Young Mouse
A very young mouse, who had never seen anything of the world, almost came to grief the very first time he ventured out. And this is the story ...
03-25-2022
Loyalty: The Divine Virtue That Serves People and Safeguards Nations
Loyalty: The Divine Virtue That Serves People and Safeguards Nations
Being loyal to humanity is a value worth considering, especially in times like these where our God-given gift of freedom is facing the risk of being whittled down ...
03-24-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Stag and His Reflection
Aesop’s Fables: The Stag and His Reflection
A stag, drinking from a crystal spring, saw himself mirrored in the clear water. He greatly admired the graceful arch of his antlers, but he was very much ...
03-18-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Two Goats
Aesop’s Fables: The Two Goats
Two goats, frisking gayly on the rocky steeps of a mountain valley, chanced to meet, one on each side of a deep chasm through which poured a mighty ...
03-11-2022
Got Table Manners? Here Is the ‘Proper’ Dinner Party Conduct From an 1800s Manual on Etiquette
Got Table Manners? Here Is the ‘Proper’ Dinner Party Conduct From an 1800s Manual on Etiquette
The following is an excerpt from “Our Deportment,” a code of manners for refined society by John H. Young A.M., published in 1881. We offer it in hopes ...
03-7-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Wolf and the Lamb
Aesop’s Fables: The Wolf and the Lamb
A stray lamb stood drinking early one morning on the bank of a woodland stream. That very same morning a hungry wolf came by farther up the stream, ...
03-4-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Wild Boar and the Fox
Aesop’s Fables: The Wild Boar and the Fox
A wild boar was sharpening his tusks busily against the stump of a tree, when a fox happened by. Now the fox was always looking for a chance ...
02-25-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Lion and the Mouse
Aesop’s Fables: The Lion and the Mouse
A lion lay asleep in the forest, his great head resting on his paws. A timid little mouse came upon him unexpectedly, and in her fright and haste ...
02-18-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Heron
Aesop’s Fables: The Heron
A heron was walking sedately along the bank of a stream, his eyes on the clear water, and his long neck and pointed bill ready to snap up ...
02-11-2022
Vintage Dating and Courtship Etiquette According to a Gentleman’s Handbook From the 1880s
Vintage Dating and Courtship Etiquette According to a Gentleman’s Handbook From the 1880s
THE correct behavior of young men toward young ladies, and of young ladies toward young men, during that portion of their lives when they are respectively paying attention ...
02-7-2022
Aesop’s Fables: The Frog and the Mouse
Aesop’s Fables: The Frog and the Mouse
A young mouse in search of adventure was running along the bank of a pond where lived a frog. When the frog saw the mouse, he swam to ...
02-4-2022