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You will find in life that doing what everyone else wants you to do will make you very popular. People will like you. Everyone will say nice things about you. Your family will hold you up as a role model. And, more likely than not, you won’t accomplish God’s purpose for your life. The hard truth is that in order to achieve your unique purpose, you have to get rid of the need to be popular. ...
Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n'y a plus rien à ajouter, mais quand il n'y a plus rien à retrancher. It seems that perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to remove. Antoine de Saint Exupéry If blogging is a revolution in media like the printing press, it is sure to frustrate certain "respected" people. ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Little Boy premieres nationwide in theaters Friday (4/24). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9dQ8FWtOoY (Note: This is slightly altered version of my original post including new impressions from seeing Little Boy for a second time last night with members of my family.) Synopsis: A seven-year-old Pepper Busbe ...
Nous sommes tous montagnards, vive la montagne! We are all Montagnards, vive La Montagne! Slogan used in an address to the Jacobin Club, 1793 I have been privileged to help publicize a growing club of bloggers known as the Mont Order or La Montagne . Screen capture of the new trial appearance for the website lordre.net, proposed as a communal blog for Mont Order members ...
In winter, we spend inordinate amounts of time inside, dwelling, stewing, stagnating in enforced inactivity. When our hibernating energy finally re-awakens in the spring, it is with a pronounced case of morning breath. After the dust, the must, the rust of winter, a thorough spring cleaning is called for. The promise of renewed life prompts us to prepare a sacred and auspicious way for its antic ...
[caption id="attachment_1465" align="aligncenter" width="562"] Sunday Morning Spirituality[/caption] For two decades, I have crisscrossed this country giving my best effort at counseling and guiding churches representing every denominational persuasion, Evangelical, Protestant and Roman Catholic. I have sought to serve churches with one pastoral leader and as small as one to two-hundred atten ...
[caption id="attachment_1921" align="alignright" width="300"] Source: the mean streets of New York's Hell's Kitchen, via Wikipedia.[/caption] Jupiter went direct in Leo on Thursday, and this seems like as good a time as any to address the role that planet plays in astrology : specifically, sorting out the differences between the roles of Jupiter and Neptune. I get the feeling those waters ha ...
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