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suellen-ocean's picture
Feb.03.2014
When I first started studying European history, the Crusades in particular, when writing my historical novel, "The Celtic Prince," I knew only the basic history of the Crusades. But today, I know that it wasn't one or two Crusades, but several, and the reasoning for it all, is difficult to figure...
tim-fleming's picture
Dec.30.2013
  I have many conservative friends, and, prudently, when in their presence I avoid the usual dangerous topics when I can: religion, politics, history, taxes, etc. But every now and then a polemic discussion rears its inevitable head, and I can't fight back the urge to inject my subversive,...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Dec.18.2013
What’s going on, Steve? Have you ever noticed that your Facebook “Status” page is always asking you this question, “What’s happening?” Or, “What’s going on…?” Here’s what’s happening: CHANGE! Little changes. Big changes. Minor ones. Major ones. This will be a year of change — and some of it big —...
susan-keefe's picture
Dec.05.2013
Honest and Inspirational. About the book: You Cannot Find Peace Until You Find All The Pieces tells the story of how God through Jesus Christ transformed my life and gave me the strength to overcome a less than desirable childhood, the regrets of becoming a teen mother, anger, immaturity, poor...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Dec.04.2013
Why is your religion and/or religious belief powerless to change you? Powerless to change the world? This might explain it… In Voice of Reason, a book shared with me by my Facebook friend, Bill Butler, author Bryant McGill writes: “Take any concept you believe in deeply and say...
candie-white's picture
Nov.25.2013
    Before the holidays get under way; well, for my Jewish friends they are already indulging-  but for the other folks who hold December 25th as the ultimate behemoth of family, friends, hot cocoa and colorful gifts as well as the true 'meaning' which is that Kris Kringle did work...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.22.2013
I had absolutely no idea that protestant came from the word protest. I've heard the word all my life and never thought to ask what it meant. As a child it meant... "not Catholic." That was good enough for me. Not that Catholic was a bad thing, my best friend was a Catholic and I thank my protestant...
fakeer-ishavardas's picture
Nov.20.2013
BOOK REVIEW: By Lee and Steven Hager " Many Christians would be confused by a book that claims to “crack the code of the mystic teachings of Christ,” especially a book written by someone outside the Christian faith. After all, Christianity has claimed to hold the key to understanding Jesus’...
casey-bachus's picture
Nov.19.2013
I've been thinking a lot recently about changes in people, or the lack of changes.    I look at myself, and most of my core values are still the same as they were in high school. Minus my "wild" moments of course. However, I think that I am a drastically different person than who I was...
susan-keefe's picture
Nov.19.2013
Thought provoking reflections on life. This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift...