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Home Visits Help New Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

EL CENTRO, Calif. — Seated at a kitchen table in a cramped apartment, Rosendo Gil asked the young parents sitting across from him what they should do if their daughter caught a cold. 1,257 more words

Public Health

Keep Your Bullshit Senator

Keep your bullshit Senator, I’m not hungry for the garbage you shovel at America.

Donald Trump is a narcissistic businessman turned president completely overwhelmed and uniquely incapable to fulfilling his job duties, yet you defend his incompetence by saying “he needs to be given more time.” What! 701 more words

Politics & Religion

Influence Peddling

“Senator, Congresswoman, I have $5,000, $75,000, as much as $200,000. Do you have time to sit down and talk?”

We tout our political system on its transparency and openness with our elected leaders espousing the benefits of American democracy as the world’s best political system. 749 more words

Politics & Religion

Should Christians Hesitate to Use Bible Study Tools Like Commentaries and Studies Bibles Based on 1 John 2:20-27 and John 16:12-14?

Introduction

As a missionary and pastor, passages like 1 John 2:20-27 and John 16:12-14 have always demanded a significant time of personal reflection. There really are two reasons for this. 529 more words

1 John

Should Christians Hesitate to Use Bible Study Tools Like Commentaries and Studies Bibles Based on 1 John 2:20-27 and John 16:12-14?

Introduction

As a missionary and pastor, passages like 1 John 2:20-27 and John 16:12-14 have always demanded a significant time of personal reflection. There really are two reasons for this. 529 more words

Bible Study

The Circle by Dave Eggers - a review

Verdict

Starts strong, ends small.

My thoughts

I was really excited about the idea of “Completion” and how things will be after that, but instead of spending more (or at least adequate) time on life after Completion, Eggers devotes most of the book to life BEFORE that – and it’s boring because we already know how Facebook records our life and how Google is ubiquitous. 860 more words

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