Viva Le France; Viva Le World; Viva Le Community

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The million plus Unity March in Paris offers hope for all people. Seeing leaders of Israel, Palestine, Jordan and the European nations walking together with locked arms, says that the world has had enough. Islamic terrorist be forewarned! Your days are numbered. The killing of innocents has gone too far. You have proven your cause […]

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A Lament for the Charlie Hebdo Murders

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The mass murder of twelve cartoonists at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo has left the world in shock.  What is amazing to me is that anyone of any faith could care less what a satirical magazine has to say.  Everything they say is satire.  So, why pay attention?  Apathy would be the better response and is the […]

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“What I Learned from a Dying Patient,” by Dr. E. Wesley Ely

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Many people today say they are not religious but that they are spiritual.  Which begs the question, what is spirituality?  I often hear spirituality as being where we find meaning and purpose in life.  It is that, surely, but I prefer to define spirituality in relational terms.  To me, spirituality is the innate human ability […]

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Science and Religion at the Crossroads: An Evening with Andy Newberg

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This past weekend I had the privilege of attending a seminar hosted by the Foundation for Contemporary Theology titled “Religion and Science at the Crossroads.” It was a panel discussion on ‘neurotheology,’ featuring a pioneer of the field as the keynote speaker, Andy Newberg, as well as Cindy Wigglesworth and Rice professors April DeConick and […]

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In the Future, Will Healthcare Be Reserved for the Rich?

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Marc Lichtenfeld is an Investment Strategist and he is concerned that in the future healthcare will be available largely for the rich.  In his online blog he writes:  “When my mother had a medical issue a few months ago, she didn’t even bother calling her doctor. She just showed up. Luckily, the front office staff was competent, took one […]

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