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Shaolin Monks Hiring Media Director To Boost "Brand"

Cue Ethel Merman: “There’s no business like Shaolin Business, there’s no business I know!”

Help wanted: Ancient Buddhist temple famed for its kung fu monks seeks media directors to build brand. 72 more words


Mosquitoes, monks, mysteries, and the Milky Way: Are you there, God? Part 2

I have been pondering lately about God, or the idea / being / [what word is even adequate to describe that which?] we call God. 1,450 more words

Monks In The Backyard

17 September 2014

Most Reverend Richard Joseph Malone

Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

795 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14203

Your Excellency:

It is with a very strange combination of maniacal glee, anger, sorrow, and optimism that I write to you today. 633 more words


Treasures of Samos Monastery in Galicia

Samos, in Galicia, is home to a quaint city and a large, impressive Benedictine monastery. Fourteen monks are in residence there. More information about the… 136 more words


Monastery Exterior

The workers continue the demolition and construction of the monastery.  From the outside, one can observe the replacement of windows and window frames.  Where windows have been removed, some boards block the frame, but elsewhere the windows wells are left wide open for any bird or creature to find a new home.   145 more words

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