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An Ancient Theologian explains Tradition

Irenaeus, a 2nd century theologian, defended Christianity from the Gnostic philosophies that were popular at the time. His 5 volume work, Against Heresies, dedicates the first two volumes to describing the Gnostic views and then precedes to dismantle them in the remaining volumes. 1,100 more words


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The Old Man

That evening Babatunde sat watching the stars and wondered on what he could do. He considered his growing dissatisfaction with living in the city. He really had no wish to live in the city. 935 more words



The Super Bowl, I understand, can cost you $25,000 for a fancy box with tickets. On the low end, it costs $35 to park and food is expensive. 535 more words

Put a City Girl on a Namibian Farm for 24-Hours & See What Happens

It was late November and frigid outside, and I was sitting at my desk at The New York Daily News office down near Wall Street literally itching to travel. 1,622 more words



January 2015 – Souk Madinat, Dubai
Photo taken by Vasiliki Papacharalambous

Using reflectionsin photography can lead to some amazing effects and beautiful images. Using water, windows, mirrors or any sort of reflective surface can change an image into a work of art. 109 more words


I got inspired to live blog my current relationship with a Muslim metalhead.

It just suddenly came to my mind to live blog about what’s going on with us right now. I remember the guy who live blogged about his girlfriend cheating on him, maybe that inspired me to do this. 35 more words

The Birdsong

It was an afternoon in June when the little child of six got her first Class Monitor badge. It was a proud moment for all parties concerned, but for some members of the extended family, the time of reckoning had arrived. 542 more words

Emotional Who Me?