When You're From A Small Community

21 Jan 19
Eric N. Mancil

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church Chelsea, Alabama Sunday, January 20, 2019 The Second Sunday after the Epiphany First Lesson: Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Gospel: John 2:1-11 Now, O Lord, take my lips and speak with them. Take our minds and think through them. Take our hearts and set them on fire […]

21 Jan 19
Tales of a Bibliophile

What a year 2018 was! Here are some highlights from the year

21 Jan 19
This is Alfred

Fancy an affordable European short break, where you’ll gain a unique insight into French or German life? Simon Pritchard is Chairman of Shaftesbury’s Twinning Association and he’s keen to encourage more residents to visit our twin towns.

21 Jan 19
awellrunsdeep

Today a friend shared this story on Facebook; credit was not given to the original author of the story.  It demonstrates how fear can be so powerful and stop you from being who G-d created you to be. One of my friends told me about a powerful lesson in her daughter’s high school class this […]

21 Jan 19
Hillcrest Advisory

Tips for the Social Sector from Andy Krackov As one wise data person once told me: “If you can’t be with the data you love, love the data you’re with.” Unfortunately, that dataset you yearn for that has the exact demographic breakdowns you want simply may not exist, even in this age of data, data everywhere. […]

21 Jan 19
Russia News Now

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via The Intercept, Buzzfeed was once notorious for traffic-generating “listicles”, but has since become an impressive outlet for deep investigative journalism under editor-in-chief Ben Smith. That outlet was prominently in the news this week thanks to its “bombshell” story about President Trump and Michael Cohen: a story that, like so many others of its kind, blew […]

21 Jan 19
foodwednesdayblog

The end of 2018 was crazy and I got way behind on the Food Wednesdays.  2019 is a new year and I’m going to do better!  Our author hasn’t taken a break so here you go……. Food Wednesday January 16, 2019 Here we are as 2019 just begins to unfold and already we are in […]

21 Jan 19
Beccasbookcorner

Loneliness is something that anyone, anywhere can experience. However, for those with a mental or physical disability it is much easier to feel totally isolated. In fact, “New research from the disability charity Scope has found almost half of working-age disabled people are chronically lonely, saying they ‘always or often’ feel lonely. Staggeringly, that works […]

21 Jan 19
Nation and State

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via The Intercept, Buzzfeed was once notorious for traffic-generating “listicles”, but has since become an impressive outlet for deep investigative journalism under editor-in-chief Ben Smith. That outlet was prominently in the news this week thanks to its “bombshell” story about President Trump and Michael Cohen: a story that, like so many others of its kind, blew […]

21 Jan 19
meltotheany

Goodreads | Amazon US | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository ARC provided by Orbit in exchange for an honest review. 1.) Senlin Ascends ★★★★★ 2.) Arm of the Sphinx ★★★★ “The world is full of wolves and lambs, but precious few shepherds.” I can’t believe that Josiah Bancroft did it again, but he truly […]

21 Jan 19
The Nexus

God made us to grow so we can plant Gospel seeds in the people around us. Are you doing it? Check this out for some encouragement to get to work.

21 Jan 19
followmyadventures

Although being a small mountain town, Cusco has a lot to offer for a wide range of interests and taste buds. I’ve compiled a guide of a handful of highly rated, affordable, and delicious restaurants, bars, and activities to check out while in town. You can easily accomplish the list of activities if you only […]

21 Jan 19
The Tipspig Times

Leprosy is probably not on your list of priorities while visiting Crete on holiday, but bear with me.  If you go to the north-east coast, Elounda bay, there’s a lovely beach and little harbour with bars and restaurants, and the islands most exclusive hotels nicely tucked away so that you don’t have to see all […]

21 Jan 19
sketching a story

This piece was originally published in the anthology, A Letter to my Freshman Self: Domers Reflect on their Undergraduate Experience.  Dear Sara, When you arrive at Notre Dame that hot afternoon in August you’re not going to feel at home right away. This becomes especially apparent during your first-year seminar when your professor asks the class […]

21 Jan 19
ZachsMind

A week or so from now next Thursday the Sun will rise on the islands of Okinawa just as it has for millions of years. The glistening waves of the Pacific ocean make way for the humble and yet inspiring shores of the islands. The Sun greets the main island first and then to the […]

21 Jan 19
Money Crashers

Could you fit all the trash you generate each year into a single mason jar? Although it might sound impossible, it’s a feat attained by regular people across the country who are joining the zero waste movement Zero waste practitioners seek to get their net trash output to zero. Some even take to social media […]

21 Jan 19
REVERE SPEECH & DEBATE

CUYAHOGA FALLS — This time of the year brings back memories. Memories of 35 years ago, when I lived in Alaska. Winters there are colder, longer, and much darker than in Northeast Ohio. But every Alaskan (even a cheechacko like me) knew that spring was coming. Our “spring” – Littles and the Akron OSDA District […]