SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Cities of Refuge: Numbers 31-36
Numbers 35 details the concept of cities of refuge. These towns were set up so that, if one person accidentally killed another person, there would be a place to stay and live while the kin of the kill... Posted on 5/3/13 at 6:43 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Deception, Deceit, Dishonesty -- Is This Our 3-D World?
You younger women -- under 35 -- may find this odd, but not so many years ago, a married woman did not appear on a credit card account as a real person.
As the wife of her husband, she was presumab... Posted on 5/1/13 at 1:53 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing: On a Day of Worship
Day two of my trek through China had me getting to know some lesser-known, but more personable aspects of China's capital, Beijing.
Having gotten in late the night before, I reserv... Posted on 6/30/12 at 8:57 AM
REEL QUICKIES We Bought a Zoo
The viewer can get the premise of the movie We Bought a Zoo from its title. What is interesting about the movie is that it's still good, even though it's obvious where the story is going. Part of that... Posted on 1/26/12 at 8:26 PM
GOD TRACKS A light in the storm
Record-breaking gales on Oct, 26, 2010 raged throughout the Midwest as a Wisconsin church served a free meal, a meal that would show God's power in a way no one could have guessed.
Winds of up to 60 ... Posted on 12/11/10 at 7:14 PM
The Roman Catholic church in Philadelphia doesn't need another public relations headache after years of priest-abuse and school-closure headlines, but it's got one in the form of a pony-tailed 11-year-old athlete.
There’s a legal battle brewing in Georgia over whether licensed gun owners should be allowed to carry firearms to churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship after state lawmakers banned them from doing so last year.
By Greg Bluestein, The Associated Press
, October 07, 2011
Jean Roach, 83, doesn’t like to make quick decisions but when someone called her two weeks ago and asked her if she wanted a wheelchair ramp built, she had to think fast. The builders would come the following week, Roach said.
The offer, by a person that Roach doesn’t know, got her thinking. After speaking with her at-home care assistants, and considering the fact that she has trouble getting up the stairs, Roach consented, and work began last week.
By Jordan Langer, Forum Communications Co.
, July 08, 2011
Members of the Little Flower Catholic Church gathered for Sunday mass at an unlikely location the Knights of Columbus.
But as a ring dike protects their church building from the flooded Souris River, parishioners were grateful for a place to worship.
By Amy Dalrymple, Forum Communications Co.
, June 27, 2011
MONSON, Mass. — The sight of flattened homes, peeled-off roofs and the toppled steeple of a 140-year-old church stunned New Englanders after deadly tornadoes swept through Massachusetts, striking an area of the country that rarely sees such severe twisters.
The storms, which came with fair warning but still shocked with their intensity, killed at least three people, injured about 200 and wreaked damage in a string of 18 cities and villages across central and western Massachusetts.
By David Collins, Russell Contreras and Stephen Singer, The Associated Press
, June 03, 2011
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