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Oklahoma legislators vow to fix loophole in sodomy law after high court dismisses charges against suspect

From CBS News

Legislative effort comes after Oklahoma’s highest court dismisses criminal charge against teen rape suspect

OKLAHOMA CITY — After Oklahoma’s highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral sex, outraged lawmakers vowed Thursday they’ll move quickly to fix an apparent loophole in the state’s forcible sodomy law. 224 more words


Contentment +

written by Paul Ushijima

The other day I was with a pastor who was relating the joy and challenges of ministry. He told me that he sometimes talks to graduated GOC’ers who struggle spiritually and comment that they cannot find the discipleship and accountability they want in their local church. 567 more words


Remembering God in the Midst of Battle

Henry David Thoreau once wrote,“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”

Everybody is in a struggle in one form or another.

Looking back in the Old Testament, Nehemiah’s people were struggling too. 537 more words


what happens when God is silent?

Silence gives me anxiety.

I find silence disconcerting. If silence lingers I think of a way to fill it. If silence lingers I wonder if I have done something wrong. 573 more words



nothing small
should distract
from the living

stealing what
should be the joy
from each moment

from tasting
rewards of large
wholesome experience

hesitate not to… 48 more words



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Common Sense

Stay at Peace

During my morning commute, I stumbled upon Joel Osteen on Sirius radio.  He was talking about peace.  Something in the message really made an impact on me.   133 more words

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