Why people say bless you when someone sneeze? Part two.

The practice of blessing someone who sneezes, dating as far back as at least AD 77, however, is far older than most specific explanations can account for.[9] Gregory I became Pope in AD 590 as an outbreak of the bubonic plague was reaching Rome. In hopes of fighting off the disease, he ordered unending prayer…

Why do people say bless you when someone sneeze?

Christians toss out blessings like beads at Mardi Gras. They get offered so often and in so many contexts that it’s hard to know what exactly it means. So I thought I’d break down at least some of the kinds of blessings floating around out there. The Post-Sneeze Blessing: This is a weird one, because…

Why do we say God bless you.

The importance of saying bless — Years ago I use to believe that it was a form of Christian ministry for me to say “God Bless You” to strangers. The check out clerk at the store, someone who I saw in passing, different people… randomly I would say this, feeling that it was a form…

Marriage uniqueness

“Different From the Rest” Let me put a saying by nineteenth-century churchman Horace Bushnell in the language of marriage: “No married couple is ever called to be another. God has as many plans for married couples as He has couples; and, therefore, He never requires them to measure their life by any other couple.” You…

Electricity wastage

Electricity wastage. For systems that provide auxiliary power, see Emergency power system. “Phantom load” redirects here. For microphone powering technique, see Phantom power. “Idling current” redirects here. For transistor quiescent current, see Biasing. Standby power, also called vampire power, vampire draw, phantom load, or leaking electricity (“phantom load” and “leaking electricity” are defined technical terms…

#Christianityismylifestyle.

Christianity is my lifestyle, it may not be the trend of the day, But it’s my lifestyle. Love not hate is my lifestyle, peace not war is my lifestyle. Christianity to the world, that’s what I’m procaliming, to the old and young generation. Christ left His throne, He came bleed, hang and die for me….