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The Last Thing We Need Is More Nuclear Weapons. Time For a Reality Check.

Trump’s Demand for More Nukes, the Ongoing Obscenity of War, and Its Contradiction With Authentic Christianity

by Rev. Paul J. Bern

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The Key to Freedom from the Comparison Trap

Have you ever struggled with comparing yourself to other people? Do you see others’ lives and feel that somehow yours is inferior? Ever compared your children to someone else’s children? 585 more words

Christian Life


উন্মত্ত অশান্ত দেহে, ক্ষীণ, কাতর স্বরে,
তার নাম ধরে ডাকি, আকুল মিনতি
আর সে? শুনেও শোনে না-
অধরা ঈশ্বর তিনি, দেয় না সাড়া;
মায়াবী বুঝি নেমেছে পাতালে,
কিংবা জাগিয়েছে ধরা স্বর্গে-
আকৃষ্টে শরীরের শক্ত গেঁঠে,
নীরবে সে বাঁধে তার সম্মোহন জালে।


Javert or Valjean? Which Side Are You On?

First, a reminder:

As every year since we planned the first Ride in 2011, we post occasional essays in the weeks before our departure.  This year, we will leave NYC on April 18.   816 more words

Human Rights

Let me write a
poem, so that my name
is inked with those
whom resistance won’t forget.

Let me put a dot,
then begin with… 51 more words


A great weekend

I had had a poor week at work so needed a great weekend. Back to the normal work format – a boss that treats you like a 2yr old telling you what you should have done (even though I had followed all that they quoted originally) and it still didn’t pan out. 407 more words