Warm Southern Breeze

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Be A Legend In Your Own Time

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, November 25, 2017

Catherine of Alexandria was said to be a very learned young woman, a philosopher, and eloquent speaker who persuaded many of the Roman persecutors of Christianity of the errors of their ways. For this, Emperor Maximinus II ordered her tortured to death on a spiked “breaking wheel,” but legend says it burst into flames when she touched it. Today, there is a firework named the Catherine Wheel that spins in a circle showering sparks. But underneath all the colorful legendry, there is the witness of someone who “spoke truth to power,” even when the personal cost was high.

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