I am blessed to be married to a dh whose idea of a vacation is to paint the house! Our house has virtually no architectural details to recommend it, so we have to go with paint colors to "cuten" it up. Here is the result.
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark