Saturday, March 14, 2015

Saturday Morning Gazette: March 14 Edition



Saturday Morning Gazette: March 14 Edition

HIStory tidbits, links, and fun stuff for your weekend.

Verse of the Week:
For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. ~2 Cor. 5:21

This Day in Christian History:

March 14, 1912: Death of Albert L. Peace, a scottish organist who was considered the most noted organist of his day. He composed many cantatas, organ pieces and hymn tunes including "O Love That Will Not Let Me Go.". He passed away at age 68.

Chuckle of the Week: #HistoryHumor


Interesting Links:
Besides war, what else was happening during 1860-1865?
http://www.hhhistory.com/2015/03/what-happened-in-america-during-1860s.html

Jane Austen's Surprising Aunt Philadelphia
http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2015/03/jane-austens-surprising-aunt.html

Bookish Pin of the Week

 Christ Church in Lancaster County VA
http://colonialquills.blogspot.com/2015/03/christ-church-in-lancaster-county-va.html

Giveaways and Freebies:
Goodreads Giveaway: The Pharaoh's Daughter by Mesu Andrews
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/126852-the-pharaoh-s-daughter
Goodreads Giveaway: Laurel by Susan F. Craft
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/130403-laurel
Goodreads Giveaway: The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman by Carole Brown
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/130411-the-redemption-of-caralynne-hayman

Writer’s Corner:
Agent Janet Grant from Books and Such literary discusses the marketing phenomenon of #TheDress.
http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/savvy-response-to-thedress/

Enjoy your weekend, everyone!


2 comments:

  1. I love the hymn O Love That Will Not Let Me Go. And I'm glad 2 Cor. 5:21 is the verse of the week. I love the song Jesus Messiah, and now I know where the words are from.

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    1. Hi Ally!
      So glad you enjoyed the Weekend Edition. It's a bit of an experiment, so it helps to know who likes it. :)

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