Articles Archive for July 2009
* Hidden History Facts »
Following his brave but foolhardy toast to Jefferson Davis in a Washington boarding house, Frank Stringfellow headed into Eastern Maryland. He posed as a dentist but sensed that the net of intrigue was about to snare him. Thus he rented a carriage and headed southward towards the Potomac River to return to Virginia.
The carriage came to a sudden stop and Stringfellow looked out the windows to see a Union soldier holding the reins of the horse and two others poked carbines through the windows into the scout’s face. He indignantly …
New direction sign
Four New Directional Signs Placed
The number one criteria of the FCMB Board is to make the battlefield more visible and visitor friendly. In the past, both residents and visitors have zoomed through the battlefield without even realizing it. Now four new directional signs should help attract attention to this historic and scenic treasure. Coupled with the erection of split rail fencing and cleaning of the fence line by our hardworking volunteers, it’s hard to miss the battlefield. We believe visitation will increase significantly.
For over two years the board …
* MTC Updates & Inspiration »
Saturday I saw the play “Moonlight & Magnolias,” the hilarious but true story of how David O. Selznick had the screenplay for “Gone with the Wind” rewritten in five pressure-filled days. Since I have been struggling for the last three years with the writing of a screenplay adaptation of “Marching Through Culpeper” for a miniseries, I felt this play had been written just for me. And by Divine Appointment, I saw it and laughed and laughed just as I was finally completing my script…hour seven….the end!
Adapting an epic story is never easy. …
I am currently taking a course called Web 2.0 from Dr. Randy Peck (www.peckwebs.empower2000.com), a Christian connector and marketing specialist, and Jerry Graham (www.thecoachingpair.com), one of America’s top Christian coaches. This course combines two-way journaling, coaching and Internet Social Marketing for breakthroughs.
So you’re probably wondering what is two-way journaling. It’s actually not complicated. Write in your prayer journal on a regular basis, daily if possible. Ask Jesus specific questions about your problems, decisions, direction, etc. Picture Him sitting beside you. Then be still and listen for His answers. According to …