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tracy-ewens's picture
Jan.09.2014
Remember Dana Carvey's Church Lady? For those of you that are young, Dana Carvey is a comedian.  He was on Saturday Night Live when it was still a very funny show.  His character was a stereotypical…well, church lady.  She was convinced everything was satanic.  It's hard to...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Jan.08.2014
This blog is currently appearing on my Huffington Post blog at this address: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/creationism-versus-evolut_b_... We could not be luckier here in Kentucky. We are that state that promotes religious quackery. Oh, in case you don't know or are thinking of...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.06.2014
What do you think about Pope Francis being chosen Best Dressed Man of 2013 by Esquire? When the magazine says, "Pope Francis's sartorial decisions have subtly signaled a new era (and for many, renewed hope) for the Catholic Church", it is jumping the gun.  As religious head, he has certainly...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jan.03.2014
"I feel my artworks, to a great degree, they are desires that will never be fulfilled. But that doesn’t impact on what we do manage to do. Just as I feel that the great part of the demand for freedom lies in fighting for it, and not just in it being a goal. I feel that the process of striving is...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jan.03.2014
"I feel my artworks, to a great degree, they are desires that will never be fulfilled. But that doesn’t impact on what we do manage to do. Just as I feel that the great part of the demand for freedom lies in fighting for it, and not just in it being a goal. I feel that the process of striving is...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Dec.31.2013
"Many think that changes and reforms can take place in a short time. I believe that we always need time to lay the foundations for real, effective change. And this is the time of discernment. Sometimes discernment instead urges us to do precisely what you had at first thought you would do later."...
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 —...
rosy-cole's picture
Dec.16.2013
Commenting on my recent blog post about the Pilgrim Fathers, Nicholas Mackey asks if I've investigated the line of ancestry which inspires a heartfelt fascination with its theme. The answer is that what has been discovered to date is sketchy. I spend so many hours researching other people's...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Dec.15.2013
The Buddha used the word “anata” to refer to “no self.” What did he mean? The same thing Jesus meant when he said, “Deny thyself” (Matt. 16:24). Then, what did these two spiritual teachers mean? Detachment is the word, my friend. Or, to put it another way, “Let go.” “But let go of what?” you ask....
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.15.2013
In the Bronx, on the hoarding the words "Make love", bombs replaced love. Beneath the logo, “Please stop driving taxis” was scrawled.    Gap has managed two marketing scoops within a short period. It got a Sikh model, Waris Ahluwalia, to be the face of its Holiday 2013 campaign, and...