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Why Did ISIS Destroy the Tomb of Jonah

Over at First Things:

On Friday, the media reported that ISIS, the Islamist group that has established a “caliphate” in parts of Syria and Iraq, had destroyed the centuries-old Tomb of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq.

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Welcome to the Month of Av

Av (ahv) is the eleventh month of the Hebrew year.

It’s often mentioned as the “unluckiest” or “saddest” month of the year, based on a mention in the Talmud in Taanit 19a: “When we enter Av, our joy is diminished.” 136 more words

Especially For Beginners

Indy, the Laser Cat

That’s another destroyed phone charger. It’s my fault. Somehow, I left it dangling where I normally charge my phone, and Indy found it. A friend commented that he was just trying to supercharge himself and become super kitty. 88 more words


More Love

If I had a dollar for every time I stuffed my face the night before I claimed to be starting a diet, I’d have enough dollars to afford yearly liposuction or a tiny man to follow me around and slap food out of my hand. 1,076 more words

True to Their Silence

Placid grey waters
Mimic the sullen clouds
By the unending chorus
Of mankind’s inner strife

They’ve grown cold
Dormant and silent
Never sparing an instant… 45 more words


My words are unerring tools of destruction, and I’ve come unequipped with the ability to disarm them

-Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Boys)

Quote Of The Day

Destruct and construct

What makes letting go so hard for me?

Too often in my life I’ve chosen to hang onto things too long.  Material things as well as thoughts and ideas and even jobs. 659 more words