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Good Friday (year A)

Psalm 88
John 18:1-19:25a
Good Friday – April 18, 2014

In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

My brother sent me a couple pictures from his church’s Palm Sunday parade and procession through one of the local parks in Philadelphia. 1,291 more words

Sermon

Tweeting for Change: Challenging Rape Culture

By Taryn Tessneer, Youth Advocate

In response to the TIME article “It’s Time to End ‘Rape Culture’ Hysteria,” by the American Enterprise Institute’s Caroline Kitchens published in late March ( 484 more words

Sexual Assault in Lit Week: Some Girls Are/Cracked Up To Be

This post is filled with spoilers. You’ve been warned.

I’ve always wanted to read a Courtney Summers book because of all the positive things I’ve heard on her writing, characters and the issues she tackles. 1,579 more words

Books

Volunteer Appreciation Week

 April 6th– 13th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Alexandra House is lucky to have a force of dedicated, passionate volunteers ready to lend a hand and eager to serve others. 287 more words

Let's Talk Bullying

The topic of bullying relates to Stanley’s article called “A letter to my children: Historical memory and the silences of childhood.” In the article the father faces the difficult question from his young son of “What are Nazis?” As a teacher, we will most likely face difficult topics in our classrooms on a regular basis. 470 more words

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Free Will, Human Nature and Horror

In my blog so far, i have been exploring concepts of free will in making decisions and human nature. In my past post, I showed that humans are free to make their own decisions, and if my claims are true, then what does not make sense to me is why events such as the Holocaust took place. 907 more words

Philosophy

Post 3: Hair and More

It was hard not to notice the hair on Angie, the African American bookstore clerk. At first glance, most of her seemingly dry, brown hair, much like wet paintbrush bristles, was short yet choked by her black scarf that decorated her neck. 733 more words

Experiences