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farzana-versey's picture
Oct.25.2012
If 19.6 % Americans believe in “nothing in particular”, it in fact draws attention to US politics within the piety framework. Forget about separation of religion and state. Can religion survive without a state? Would it be orphaned without patriotic fervour? I come from a country that is...
laurette-frazier's picture
Oct.20.2012
I'm preparing for work, sewing things, making sure I have the correct timesheet, etc. I've been working on reinforcing some of my buttons on my blouse. When I repair my clothes, sometimes, I start singing a song in my head, if I don't have the television on. I was singing one song, then I thought...
tim-haywood's picture
Oct.15.2012
Seriously, this couldn't have come at a better time. After basking in eighty-one straight shimmering days of Pacific Northwest sunshine, I awakened at five-thirty this morning nearly as grumpy and sore as Jerry Sandusky after an evening horsing around with the prison tickle monster. Things were...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Sep.09.2012
Stephen Shoemaker shared a WELCOME announcement printed in the bulletin of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Of all the churches I’ve visited in the past twenty years across America, I’ve never seen this – or, anything remotely close to this welcome – printed in ANY bulletin – and I’ve been...
steven-belanger's picture
Sep.03.2012
Photo: (Top) Title page of the First Edition, 1850, from the book's Wikipedia page. Photo: First Editions, from flavorwire.com.   I have a lot of little things to say about this--about its plot, themes, images, metaphors and writing--so let's just bullet them:   --There was a stretch...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.21.2012
I would think that a disused church turning into a bookstore would please God. God Likes words. In the beginning was the word. The Bible is full of words. The Ten Commandments are made of words (179 to be exact - yes, I looked it up). So I think this is a grand idea. A temple of the Lord becomes a...
damola-curtis's picture
Aug.20.2012
Ladies and Gentlemen, The time is now for us as lovers of Christ to stand up and step into our annointing, our positions, our purpose and callings. Let your intimate relationship with God through Christ push you into the part you play in expanding the kingdom of God in the earth. It's already done...
catherine-nagle's picture
Jun.16.2012
Chapter One God Uses My Hands The Father who dwells in me is doing his works.                          ‒John 14:10 My father was a talented professional artist and, at one time,...
annette-talbert's picture
May.07.2012
I seem to be going through an awkward phase... Lately it seems that I have been confronted with more than my share of awkward situations. Last week, someone made a comment about my red hair ( I had just had the color refreshed.)The person said they had always liked red heads. I felt a bit squirmy....
suellen-ocean's picture
Apr.26.2012
Catholic means "universal" and "effecting mankind as a whole". Although today one usually understands it to mean a member of the Catholic Church, it also refers to the "ancient and undivided Christian church or a church claiming historical continuity to it". F. catholique, fr. L., fr. Gr....