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Life in America: where children worry more about getting shot than getting an education

By Robert A. Vella

Can you solve this sociological equation?

A (easy access to guns) + B (a highly competitive society) = C

Multiple choice answers: 26 more words

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Year A Proper 25: For the love of God

Which commandment is the greatest? they asked. It is not, in fact, a difficult question.

How else can you even imagine Jesus answering? The first commandment is based in the simple statement delivered through Moses: “I am the Lord your God. 1,294 more words

Sermon

I have wept. And I will weep.

It’s been a little less than five months since my world was so rocked that this got posted.

It has been almost five months since I sat on the floor of Haydon’s apartment watching Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 with the man flowers, complaining that finals hadn’t already come and gone, in awe that a few short weeks from then Derek and Haydon would be college-graduated, more adultier adults. 595 more words

Life

Another School Shooting


Once again our country has been rocked by a school shooting that took the lives of youth and left us with the question, why? What motivates a young person to become so disillusioned with life they resort to killing fellow students or teachers to alleviate their pain? 436 more words

Crime

It's Okay to Tell Your Kids NO

Washington. Another school shooting.

Yet another messed up kid (I refuse to use his name) that can’t handle being told “no”. From his tweets, he couldn’t handle a girl not wanting to go out with him. 519 more words

Shooting shatters 'profile'

When news broke of the shooting at the Marysville, Wash., high school, and it was known that the shooter was a student, one of my first thoughts became: What kind of loner/outcast would do such a horrible thing? 286 more words

National News

Saturday Morning Random Thoughts...reflections on a sobering week; October 25, 2015

© Chuck Duboff

- what a week that was.

- that was incredibly emotional singing O’ Canada at last night’s Jets game…take a moment to watch this: 375 more words

Opinion