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Stop Sharing Medication!

I read a tragic article in my local paper today. A young man pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter and received a sentence of four to seven years. 344 more words

Cultural Norms

Markings and Dag Hammarskjöld: A Secretary-General and the Path of Peace

“In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.”
Dag Hammarskjöld

(Introduction written by Kathy Dunn)

We live in a world that is plagued by duality.  1,207 more words

Creation Care

Championing racism?

By Daniel Margrain

“For too long we have ignored the race of these abusers and, worse, tried to cover it up. No more. These people are predators and the common denominator is their ethnic heritage.” 1,498 more words

Politics

Whose Heritage? Public Symbols of the Confederacy

“In , the South’s 150-year reverence for the Confederacy was shaken. Public officials responded to the national mourning and outcry by removing prominent public displays of its most recognizable symbol . 119 more words

Scoop.it

Learning The Social Norms Of A Foreign Country Before You Visit (& A Few Dozen Examples I Bet You Didn't Know)

There is little more eye-opening than traveling to another country. With just one or a few more plane rides, your surroundings suddenly change from the familiar to things you may have never experienced before – the language, the money, the architecture, the food, and – this is a biggie – the social norms. 1,429 more words

Travel

Anniversary Service: August 7th 2017: Dave Norbury

John 20

We have a gospel and a faith, which to some extent is under attack. There are groups of people in the U.K. who would say our faith is a blind faith with no evidence. 858 more words

Services

My Thoughts On...Mental Illness & Cultural Norms

Good Morning!

So in my last post I outlined how I had survived (and still survive) living with mental illness. I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 15 and I alluded to how cultural norms I was raised with made it more difficult to accept this diagnosis as well as how it affects the way I cope with it today. 1,343 more words

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