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Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Yesterday, August 4th, the President of the United States celebrated a birthday. His wife urged Twitter followers to send their best wishes. You’d think a civil war had been declared! Can’t the man even have a birthday without being called names?

Right, but still wrong.

Those awful hypocrites. Look at how prideful and unkind they are. I want nothing to do with them. I’m better than that. And—just that quickly—I became guilty of the same sins I detest.

Smart, Savvy Approach to Panhandlers

Many of us struggle with the personal aspect of poverty. We feel good about giving to homeless shelters, and supporting local food banks; but we don’t always know what to do when we come face-to-face with a stranger asking for a handout. “Most people… Continue Reading “Smart, Savvy Approach to Panhandlers”

Anita Renfroe: In Tha Muthahood

Motherhood is not what I expected. But I love it. Here’s a Mother’s Day shout-out to all you faithful moms out there. Enjoy this video by comedian Anita Renfroe, who says,”When you were expecting, this ain’t what they told you to expect.”

Gertruda Bablinska, Righteous Among the Nations

On June 4, 1963, Yad Vashem recognized Gertruda Babilinska, a devout Catholic, as Righteous Among the Nations. Read her story and see video testimony of a Jewish life saved because of her.

When You Have Eaten, and Are Satisfied. . .

“You may say to yourself, ‘My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me.’ But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth. . .” (Deuteronomy 8:10, 17-18)

Telling religious to Get Over It is the wrong message.

Dan Savage’s call for religious people to ignore the Bible divides Jewish and Christian communities and the LGBT community even further; and stems from a misunderstanding of what the Bible actually says. Savage, and others concerned with equality, should call upon us to stop ignoring it.

No One Lied to Us

During Lent, the Catholic/Protestant issue invariably surfaces. . . Like teenagers, wrestling with childhood uncertainties, people of all faiths struggle with opposing doctrines during this Holy Season.

Orthodox Jews protest at the home of Messianic Jews

They gather in the parking area outside of Polly’s home, take pictures of anyone who comes or goes, and yell insults and obscenities, including, “Jesus, the bastard,” over loudspeakers. They’ve been protesting for eight years.

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