2009 Year in Review

Year in Review 2009—and a Look Back at the 2000s
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    Spiritual Leaders Who Died in 2009

    Oral Roberts, Marie Knight, and John Daido Loori were some of the pioneers who influenced the faith landscape. Take a look back on spiritual leaders who died this year.

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    10 Health Lessons of 2009

    See what the top health stories of 2009--from swine flu to Patrick Swayze's untimely passing--taught us about wellness, hope, and staying calm in chaos.

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    Top Religion Stories of the Decade

    From the 9/11 terrorist attacks to Pope John Paul II's death to Buddhist activism in Tibet, read the stories of faith that shaped the last ten years.

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    Top Religion Scandals of the Decade

    The Catholic clergy sex scandal, the fall of evangelist Ted Haggard, and the scheming of Bernie Madoff were all scandals that shook the religious world.

Blogging on 2009 and the Past Decade


Ramadan Reading Roundup

Date: 06/03/2016

As Ramadan approaches, few Muslims will genuinely welcome it. The vast majority of practicing Muslims view Ramadan's impending arrival solely through the lens of fasting, and the logistics thereof. What will I eat for suhur? How will I stay awake at work? How will I focus? Will I have enough energy to get Things Done? Can I beat traffic to get to the mosque for iftar? How much sleep will I get? W ...

Related Topics: Faith And Prayer, Islam, Ramadan


Law of Attraction in Action: Resistance to Obstacles

Date: 10/30/2012

This is post 210 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to manifest your desires.. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in Action Series to see how. You may have many things you don’t like in your life. Maybe you’re not making enough money to support your lifestyle or you can’t meet a good romantic partner or you or a loved one is ...

Related Topics: Blog 91, Law Of Attraction, Resistance, Obstacles



Date: 01/09/2012

Watchwoman : Do you think it was the Broncos vs. Steelers than drew 45 million viewers or Tim Tebow's praying in public without regard for the hateful criticism he is getting?  Do you think that Tim Tebow is honoring God rather than obeying man?  Click below "Leave a comment"   ▬ Donna Calvin ________________________________________________________ ________________________________ ...

Related Topics: Tim Tebow, Tebowing, Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Denver Brocos, Football Playoff Game, Tebow Game, 45 Million Viewers Watch Tim Tebow's Game


Weekly Meanderings

Date: 08/07/2010

Been to Chicago's Bean? ANNOUNCEMENT : The Jesus Creed blog will be moving Sept 1 to Patheos . Stay tuned for more information and exact URL. Here is a great example of how Patheos is creating intelligent conversations about issues that matter to those of faith. Wonderful letter to Anne Rice from Karen . We are all fundamentalists about something . Chaplain Mi ...



Astrological take on the year's craziest political stories

Date: 12/31/2009

I'm working feverishly to write the January Skywatch and to finish my forecast article on the Astrology of 2010, so rather than write a fresh post for you today I will post a link to this fascinating look by Patrick Watson of the political events of the past year and their astrological significations.  The White House party crashers, the significance of Joe "You Lie" Wilson, the Healthcare ...

Related Topics: 2010 Political Stories, Astrology Of 2010, 2009 Roundup

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