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Explore Your Options - Sharon Taphorn @ Beliefnet

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Explore Your Options

 posted by Sharon Taphorn

Today’s message is about change and opportunities. It is a good time to make changes in your life. 365 more words

Sharon Taphorn

What Billy Graham just said about heaven will give you a chuckle

America’s most famous Baptist, the beloved evangelist Billy Graham, is turning 97 years old, but that hasn’t kept him from writing yet another book. It’s about heaven and he says he wrote it for a specific reason. 1,004 more words


Is this controversial pope wrong about guardian angels?

Even when the Almighty expelled Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, He didn’t abandon them and tell them, “Make do as best you can,” according to Pope Francis. 938 more words


Five Things This Old Fart Doesn't Worry About Anymore


Restating, and commenting where necessary, on Beliefnet.com’s “5 Things I Can’t Worry about Anymore.”  Go to link above for entire presentation.

I’m putting the final slide first, because to me it’s the most important and powerful statement anyone, but especially a young baby boomer and recent retiree like me, can make, and is the first step to happiness at any point in a MATURE life. 889 more words

Old Fart Friday

Hajj Stampede Nothing New: We Were Almost Killed Ourselves

In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring

I still remember it as if it was yesterday: my wife and I were on our way back from the ritual “stoning of the Devil” during our pilgrimage in 2003. 248 more words


It's About Time: ISNA Works for Woman-Friendly Mosques 

In the Name of God: The Eternally and Everlastingly Loving and Caring

I was blessed to attend the 52nd Annual Concention in Chicago this past weekend. 160 more words

American Muslims

"Shining Bright" in God's Love

In the Name of God: The Eternally and Everlastingly Loving and Caring

There are many times that the songs I may happen to hear will cause me to frown. 233 more words