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History of U.S. Military Dog Tag Necklaces

History of U.S. Military Dog Tag Necklaces

The military dog tag has a fascinating history, and was created by military people themselves due to requirement. Due to many losses from the several conflicts during the American Civil War (1861–1865), it was difficult to identify the dead soldiers. Improper record keeping of individuals assigned to and participating in combat as regulars or volunteers […]

14K Gold Cuff Links for Men

14K Gold Cuff Links for Men

14K gold cuff links for men are the perfect finishing touch for men’s formal wear. Read on to learn how 14k gold cuff links can enhance your style. While it’s common knowledge that accessories can do wonders to bring a woman’s outfit together, men’s accessories don’t get the same hype. Nevertheless, they can instantly take […]

Rose Gold Chain Necklaces for Pink Hues

Rose Gold Chain Necklaces for Pink Hues

Rose gold chain necklaces have been in and out of fashion ever since the process of manufacturing rose gold was first discovered in Russia in the 19th century. Rose gold became famous in the USA in the 1920s, when it was mostly used in engagement rings and fine jewelry. Today, rose gold chain necklaces are […]

Holy Spirit Dove

Holy Spirit Dove

“And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased” (Matthew […]

Ichthus Fish Meaning

Ichthus Fish Meaning

From the earliest days of Christianity, the ichthus fish has been a prominent symbol of the faith. From graffiti etched into Roman catacombs in the 2nd century to bumper stickers in the 21st, it has been one of the most recognizable symbols demonstrating one’s affirmation of Christianity. But why?  First, the word “fish” in Greek […]

Angels in the Bible

Angels in the Bible

Humans have been fascinated by angels from the earliest times. Angels frequently interacted with the patriarchs (Genesis 16:7-11; 21:17; 22:10-18; 28:12) and throughout the Bible, mention is made of the reverential awe (sometimes too much so) given to angels (Judges 13; Luke 2:9-13; Colossians 2:18; Revelation 19:10). Today, there are people who do not care much […]

Meaning of the Cross

Meaning of the Cross

What is the meaning of the cross? This is a topic that could take up the entirety of whole libraries and volumes of books. Arguably, the entire Bible is devoted to this topic. History of the Cross Usually, when people state that they are examining the meaning of the cross, they mean that they are […]

The Bald Eagle: An American Symbol

The Bald Eagle: An American Symbol

As Americans celebrate national, patriotic holidays such as the Fourth of July and recall the liberties and privileges for which our country’s ancestors so bravely fought, we are reminded of our nation’s iconic symbols, such as the American bald eagle. Americans from every State commemorate this natural species on June 20, which is recognized as […]

Gold Chains for Your Man Cave

Gold Chains for Your Man Cave

A man cave is a haven away from the prying eyes of the ladies at home, or so you imagine. You can design this personal space exactly the way you want—think neon signs, framed jerseys, and model cars. Yes, nobody else has a say in the matter, except your wife, of course! But hey, imagine […]

History of the Pledge of Allegiance

History of the Pledge of Allegiance

Although the Pledge of Allegiance has been recited in the United States for more than 100 years, the current version’s 31 words are notably different from the original, which was the first verbal pledge to the American flag, popularized in 1885 by Civil War Veteran, Colonel George T. Balch. Balch’s Pledge of Allegiance Civil War […]