Location, Location, Location

It has long been known that the three most important factors determining real estate value are: location, location, location. I notice that this aphorism is true not only for residential and commercial properties, but also somewhat unexpectedly for sites having great symbolic and/or spiritual significance. My research reveals a previously unknown system of non-monetary valuation […]

Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes was in the third and last wave of new towns created in the UK to disperse population away from London following WWII. Located approximately halfway between London and Birmingham, Milton Keynes was chartered in 1967 and planned by the Milton Keynes Development Corporation, which was chaired by Lord Campbell. The large central park […]

New Jerusalems

Before I discuss New Jerusalems, let us step back and first examine Jerusalem itself. Solomon’s Temple was located somewhere on Jerusalem’s temple mount. However, there is debate as to the exact location of the “holy of holies” where the Ark of the Covenant was kept. Was the holy of holies located on the Foundation Stone […]

Serpent Wisdom

Serpent wisdom from the Bible, Genesis Chapter 3, King James version: Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the […]

Templates

The etymology of the word template has its roots in the word temple. You can imagine how geometry etched in plaster, stone or metal might have guided ancient temple construction. The temple plates became known as templates. If you walk through a temple such as a church or mosque its template is typically pretty obvious […]