Category Archives: Sevens

Jones and the Seven Deadly Dwarfs

This is an excerpt of a work in progress…which means I have no idea where it goes, only that what I’ve written does not quite fit into the story where I planned to put it. I’d appreciate any thoughts about … Continue reading

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Seven Sins – Seven Virtues

This was just too fabulous not to steal from http://sevenparts-hprp.tumblr.com/ Back to our regularly scheduled sevens. The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, is a classification of vices (part ofChristian ethics) that has been used since early Christian times to educate and … Continue reading

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Seven Factors of Enlightenment

In Buddhism, the Seven Factors of Enlightenment (Pali: satta bojjhaṅgā or satta sambojjhaṅgā; Skt.: sapta bodhyanga) are: Mindfulness (sati) i.e. to remember the Dhamma. Investigation (dhamma vicaya) of the Dhamma. Energy (viriya) Joy or rapture (pīti) Relaxation or tranquility (passaddhi) of both body and mind Concentration (samādhi) a calm, one-pointed state of concentration of mind[ Equanimity (upekkha), to be … Continue reading

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Seven Wonders of the World

The historian Herodotus (484 – ca. 425 BCE), and the scholar Callimachus of Cyrene (ca. 305 – 240 BCE) at the Museum of Alexandria, made early lists of seven wonders. Their writings have not survived, except as references. The classic seven wonders were: Great Pyramid of Giza … Continue reading

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d’Arc, ca. 1412– 30 May 1431 nicknamed “The Maid of Orléans” (French: La Pucelle d’Orléans), is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born a peasant girl in what is now eastern France. Claiming divine guidance, she led the … Continue reading

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7 Obscure Facts About The Statue Of Liberty

The holiest ground I have ever stood upon was Liberty Island at the base of the Statue of Liberty. She is an awesome goddess, green and brooding out over the Atlantic. I went there on a tour of NYC with … Continue reading

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Seven Seas

The term “Seven Seas” appears as early as 2300 BC in Hymn 8 of the Sumerian Enheduanna to the goddess Inanna, but it’s not so clear which bodies of water were intended. It depends on the size of the known world. The navigable network in the … Continue reading

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