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In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring Independence. This is what we are celebrating as a country on July 4: our independence from the British Empire in 1776. And it was good that we became […]

While they may connote something unpleasant now, let us work to make “Allahu Akbar” and “Deus Vult” connote something much more beautiful.

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring  And it came to pass, that, as he [Jesus] was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring   Beautiful Beloved Lord my God, You know, better than anyone in this universe, how I would quickly gloss over the horrific images coming out of Syria and […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring THIS YEAR, the juxtaposition of the Islamic New Year and Rosh Hashana is, I believe, a message from God to the Jewish and Muslim communities to come together […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I QUICKLY PASS OVER the pictures in my Twitter feed. I try not to read the news reports. I even confess at getting a bit annoyed at the […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I have always liked Coldplay and its songs, but I have never been a true fan…until after I saw them in concert. They put on an amazing show, […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring I have always admired Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman. I have always enjoyed his performances. Now, with the National Geographic series that he hosts, “The Story of God,” […]

In the Name of God: The Eternally and Extremely Loving and Caring “I have always been fascinated by God.” So says Morgan Freeman, the Academy Award-winning actor known, among many other things, for playing the role of God in films […]

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring                   In the wake of the horrific shooting and apparent terror attack in San Bernardino, California, the NY Daily News […]