Opinion

22 Jan 19
Bookishly Nerdy

Would you dare to defy destiny? Are our destinies written in stone? Do we become nothing more than the self-fulfilling prophesies of other people’s opinions? Or can we dare to become who we believe we were born to be? “A gorgeous, heartfelt journey of redemption and love” (Wendy Higgins), ONLY A BREATH APART is a […]

22 Jan 19
The Writing Wren

“There could never be a more beautiful you. Don’t buy the lies, disguises, and hoops they make you jump through. You were made to fill a purpose that only you could do, so there could never be a more beautiful you.” -Jonny Diaz’s “More Beautiful You” “Hey, Mom. Is my eyeliner even?” “Yes, dear. It […]

22 Jan 19
Valik's Blog

– There are different ways to use argument. – The perception of arguments are that they are not positive but there is a way you could use them in a positive manner. – Arguments are based on two components, argument & rhetoric. – Reasons need to be supported by evidence and facts and claims usually […]

22 Jan 19
God Emotions By Bongani

Sometimes making your ideas ideal can come with a lot critics from doubters. Knowing when and how to have a stance on your thoughts is trusting your inward intuition and witness.Often we are discouraged from pursuing success because of the kind folks that hang around us, their mental perspective clings on us and tells us […]

22 Jan 19
EFILA Blog

Prof. Nikos Lavranos, Secretary General of EFILA In December 2018, the EU institutions agreed on the text for an EU Regulation establishing a mechanism for screening all foreign investments into the EU. In just over a year the EU institutions adopted this Regulation, which is unusually fast and reflects the apparent political will of the […]

22 Jan 19
Ope's Opinions

Is historical fiction your favorite read? Do you like sister stories? If so, pick this one up today. Goodreads:  Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic […]

22 Jan 19
Edmonton Journal

An election is in the air. We can all feel it. The energy is beginning to build. Politicians have begun making promises. Historically, the party in power begins to sweeten the pot for their target groups. This month, some important changes to the way we financially support some of the most vulnerable in our society […]

22 Jan 19
Global Literature in Libraries Initiative

Initially an ardent admirer of Adolf Hitler, Wilm Hosenfeld became aware of the Third Reich’s relentless brutality against the Poles and Jews when he was stationed in Poland. Witnessing the Nazis’ inhumanity changed Hosenfeld from an enemy occupier to a rescuer. Hosenfeld’s heroic efforts to save Polish citizens was mostly unknown until a scene in […]

22 Jan 19
Middle East Monitor

In the past few years, Israel, the alien state in the region, has been sleeping in peace in a way that it has never dreamt of since it was founded more than seven decades ago. Meanwhile, the Arabs are drowning in war and blood day after day. If we expand our awareness and attention to […]

22 Jan 19
Blue Delaware

House Bill 20 is the type of bill that, as a liberal, I am suspicious of: a bill that eases regulations on a particular banking institution. This bill, sponsored by rookie Republican Representative Jesse Vanderwende, raises the threshold limit beyond which a particular Building and Loan Association needs to obtain federal deposit insurance, from $7 […]

22 Jan 19
Khelpanda

Former India player and currently the India A and India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid has urged people not to overreact on the recent controversies of Hardik Pandey and KL Rahul, regarding their comments on the chat show, named Koffee with Karan. BCCI has suspended both Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul from playing any matches. They missed […]

22 Jan 19
Free Spirit Publishing Blog

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., author of How (and Why) to Get Students Talking: 78 Ready-to-Use Group Discussions About Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Relationships, and More (Grades 6–12) Each year, at the first three-hour meeting of an introductory counseling course, I included a brief, high-impact activity about controversial topics, altering the list somewhat each year to reflect […]

22 Jan 19
Minding Therapy

Research suggests that approximately 10% of the divorcing population can be identified as having high-conflict divorce. And within that group another 10% or 1% of the total divorcing population is in ongoing high-conflict that will likely never change. Divorcehelpforparents.com Divorcehelpforparents.com also lists the following as some of the ways a high-conflict divorce might play out: Ongoing, unremitting hostility […]