Faith

23 May 19
Friendly Fire Collective

This write-up was originally posted by London Queer Muslims, the UK’s First Zikir and Theology Group Run for and by Queer Muslims. I stumbled upon this article while looking up for some resources on ashura, which is most well-known as a day of mourning the martyrdom of Hussain ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). […]

23 May 19
WESLEYGOSPEL.COM

Puritan Biblical Capitalism vs. Adam Smith’s Agnostic Capitalism Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) laid the philosophical foundations for what we today call capitalism. While there was truthful facts to be found in its pages, it was nothing really all that new, at least in the Puritan sense. About a century earlier, Richard Steele’s The […]

23 May 19
153wordsofgod

In the Bible, the Word “Wall” represents the Way of God’s promise that He will hear our requests when we Ask Him (see John 15:7). John 15:7 7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. Jesus is the […]

23 May 19
Proverbial Thought (& More)

Proverbs 8:12 “I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.” Hand-in-Hand We cannot escape that wisdom is always paired with something else, whether it be called understanding, knowledge, discretion, or prudence. Wisdom does not work unless it is put into practice. What does wisdom look like in practice? It is not getting […]

23 May 19
FRANCIS XAVIER SAMSEN - page 8

Monday of the Fourteenth week in Ordinary Time 8 July 2019 Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ  “My daughter has just died. But come, lay your hand on her, and she will live.” DAILY GOSPEL OF THE LORD JESUS Copyright © Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, USCCB ©Evangelizo.org 2001-2019 Image: From Bible Hub ___________________________________________________________________ Monday of the […]

23 May 19
Nat's Blog

Here we are. May 22nd, 2019. I officially have only five more days left in California before I set off for my most exciting yet daunting opportunity yet. I will be leaving my home, my comforts and, most importantly, my loved ones to take up a teaching position in North Carolina through Teach For America. […]

23 May 19
MovieBabble

When watching a non-fiction, biographical film, there are two separate and fundamental questions that deserve to be asked — and answered. First, does the film present genuine characters, a decent plot, and inevitably an entertaining product? Secondly, does the film portray historical events and figures accurately or in the spirit of the historical pieces involved? […]

23 May 19
Castle Foundations

BY TARA BURKE “The prayers and supplications that Christ offered up were, joined with strong cries and tears, herein setting us example not only to pray, but to be fervent and importunate in prayer. How many dry prayers, how few wet ones, do we offer up to God!” – Matthew Henry Let them out. Yes, […]

23 May 19
Magnetricity

It looks like everything is still about Nazis, even today, the greater part of a century after the ideology was wiped out, and the memory of it so distorted by the mists of history that almost nobody today has any idea what Adolf Hitler actually stood for. According to J.J. Abrams, the director of the […]

23 May 19
Andrea Tatley

This summer we will read The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown. I hope you will join us. We will be using the Book Club download on Brene’s website. https://brenebrown.com/downloads/ Grab your book or audio version now, and start reading! […]

23 May 19
MelannieMariaOliva’s Photograph

Baby kisses mommy while the church mass is barely about to start, in San Francis Xavier on April 27, 2019. Bessy looks at baby Arely with a smile, she express happiness. The church mass starts, baby Arely ready to look at the priest walk in. Curious about the way the pastor walks down the aisle. […]

23 May 19
Lori Anne Thompson

I am slowly recovering in rehab from the rain of ruin. Mending is slow but it is sure. In the ER of life, I triaged the body, then the mind, and now I sit here stable, but with a spirit soaked with sorrow. Trauma and the subsequent recovery is a pilgrimage. [Tweet “I am slowly […]

23 May 19
Mike Marathon

We come two by two each month to the Orlando Museum of Art, are warmly greeted, and don our nametags—blue for the “diagnosed,” brown for the companion. I’m getting to know the group and they to know us, and it’s become a happy and comfortable place for Mike.  We come for “Art’s the Spark,” the […]