This Nation Wasn’t Founded by Heroes

This Nation Wasn’t Founded by Heroes

by JN Fenwick, author, former American History teacher This nation wasn’t founded by heroes. It was founded by men who were human and flawed, but who sought to create something better than themselves. Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, 1787 | Image courtesy of Shutterstock This nation wasn’t defended by heroes. It was defended by brothers and sisters, [...]

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths

JN Fenwick, author and former American History teacher On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The culmination of months of debate and revisions, formal adoption of the document was the official beginning of America’s fight for independence from Great Britain. Prior to this date, independence [...]

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

THE WILLFUL DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA

by JN Fenwick | Author and former U.S. History teacher | Feature Image by David Brickner| Shutterstock “The U.S. Constitution states that American citizens have the right to free speech and the right of the people to peaceful assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. However, looting, destroying public and private [...]

I Wonder if They Know?

I Wonder if They Know?

JN Fenwick, former U.S. History teacher, author, and editor In the Eye of the Storm and In the Aftermath of the Storm All my life I’ve been a lover of history. When I was a girl, historical biographies were among my favorite books. I’d get lost in the past, but I learned as well. I [...]

About Grace

About Grace

JN Fenwick, Author, Four Weeks: A Journey from Darkness Grace. In society, it simply means a state of elegance or refinement. I always think of Audrey Hepburn when I think of grace in this manner. To me she epitomizes the word in all ways. Audrey Hepburn epitomized grace in so many ways. Image courtesy of [...]

Fifty + 3

Fifty + 3

JN Fenwick © 2020 | Author, Four Weeks | Editor, In the Eye of the Storm, In the Aftermath of the Storm Turning 50 seemed like such a surreal moment to me. How could I be 50 so quickly? I mean just yesterday I was 21, right?! It seemed that way to me! In fact, [...]