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farzana-versey's picture
May.23.2010
Eight people survive, one without a scratch. Reports call it a miraculous escape. Was it? Do miracles happen and, if so, then why to only a chosen few? The plane crash at Mangalore airport is just one such instance where 160 people died, most charred beyond recognition. The girl who survived the...
leslie-musoko's picture
Apr.03.2010
The highs and lows of the spiritual world are a compliment to one another. It is not only when we are happy that life is interesting, it is not only when things go our way that life matters. In any spiritual journey the bad times are as welcome as the good times because they are the moments when we...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.18.2010
I have a friend who will remain nameless in this piece who just hit the enormous, huge, lifetime home run.  She done hit it out of the park, ladies and gentlemen, and this home run involves thousands and thousands of dollars.  Maybe even in the million category.  This home run will have legs, long...
catherine-nagle's picture
Jan.25.2010
"Mother Gives Birth to 18th Child."      A newspaper article about my mother was printed in the Philadelphia Bulletin on October 10th 1958, has been found after fifty-one years.  The original copy that our family has is torn and holds no photo.  I tried many times to locate...
elizabeth-stark's picture
Dec.15.2009
This is a magical time of year. Everyone in my family has a cold; I can't hear anything except the sloshing in my head. It snowed this year, but most of us in Berkeley weren't dreaming of a white Christmas, and the idea that global warming might in fact be leading to strange climate change haunted...
farzana-versey's picture
Oct.23.2009
Do miracles happen? Do they serve a larger purpose other than giving signals? Must all miracles have a religious basis? We know that parts of Russia have been going through turbulent times. In the Kizlyar region of Dagestan, one such place, a nine-month old is being touted as a “miracle baby”. Ali...
rosy-cole's picture
Jun.25.2009
                 In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world. Angela Carter By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not...
thaisa-frank's picture
May.29.2009
    There are supposedly only two stories in the world. Someone  goes on a journey and a stranger comes to town.  Postmodern fiction has added two variations on these stories. Someone doesn’t go on a journey(for e.g. No Exit, by Sartre), and a stranger doesn’t come to town (Waiting for Godot, by...
catherine-nagle's picture
Feb.24.2009
Mexico and Bonding At that time, in the 1970s, everyone was talking about a miracle cancer cure that was being offered in Mexico; it had been reported in newspapers, and magazines carried stories about it. While some people said they were cured of their cancer, others labeled it a hoax. But because...
ruth-mcmillan-mayfield's picture
Feb.01.2009
My life has been filled with trials and miracles, sometimes at the very same time! God has brought me on a journey to a place of embracing faith and trusting Him through anything. It hasn't been easy, but when we can allow God to speak to us and show us His perspective in any situation or...