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“Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.” : ISIS, Suffering, Death and the Opening of Eyes to the Problem of Evil

Are all people inherently good? This is a question asked by many who think deep enough to consider the World and humanity. While the question is a good one, the cognate of that question that the idealist rather blindly states is more striking: “All people are inherently good.” Are such statements products of an internal, false hope? 1,178 more words


Soda Politics

When I do long distance cycling or take long walks,  I have to find ways to fight boredom. Some people like to listen to music and that has it place in my routine. 63 more words

Jimmy Carter: the man with 20-20 foresight

Earlier this week I mentioned hearing Diane Rehm interview Jimmy Carter on her program. A Mensch with a capital M, and not just because it’s a noun. 158 more words


An Unlikely Communicator

by Kim Stangle

Depending on your age, you may know actor Alan Alda from his notable role on “M*A*S*H” – or more recently – “The Blacklist” or “30 Rock.”  I think he has one of the most recognizable voices in television and movies.  203 more words

Industry Musings

A Basic Meditation Lesson

Some weeks ago on the Diane Rehm Show on NPR, I heard a famous Buddhist monk talking about the benefits of meditation. I was all ears, naturally. 1,337 more words

Philippians 3:7-12: The Mystery of Altruism

Philippians 3:7-12: The Mystery of Altruism

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Whatever gains I had, these I have come to consider a loss because of Christ. 274 more words

Social Justice

Young Adults and Money

This morning on the Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio, there was a great conversation, “Young Adults and Money.” The guests discussed the importance of providing young adults with education in financial literacy, so that they can make informed decisions related to credit cards, loans, and college financial aid. 42 more words