The world is watching with heavy hearts as Russia invades the sovereignty of Ukraine this week. I didn’t think I would ever be writing about current world events on this blog. It has never been my intention to do so. This blog is for our historical past, books, and my love of writing; however, in light of these events, what we are seeing is critical history unfolding before our eyes.
The future Queen Elizabeth writes one last letter to her younger brother, King Edward VI before his death saying “I intend not to fear your graces goodwill, which as I know never disarmed, so I trust you will stand by me…Thus as one desirous to hear of your majesties health, though unfortunate to see it, I shall pray to god for him to preserve you.”