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Being human, part 3: the spiritual life

I’ve been thinking a lot about the spiritual life lately. Not, of course, that it’s ever too far from my mind. As a teacher of those preparing for ordained ministry, I always considered the pastoral and spiritual implications of the theology and ethics I taught. 411 more words


News Ireland daily BLOG by Donie

Wednesday 10th February 2016

Can Fine Gael ‘prop up’ FF-led coalition, asks the Irish media

‘Under no circumstances are we going in as one leg on three-legged stool for FG or anyone else’ 1,897 more words


Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

Freak the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

I read this months ago, and only recently realized that I never got around to writing a review. So now a lot of the details have faded from memory, but here’s what I remember (and my impressions): 255 more words


RISE Center's Position Statement Regarding the TX HHSC Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Managed Care Pilot

RISE Center for Independent Living – Beaumont, as well as many other Centers for Independent Living and disability organizations throughout the state, believes that conducting this IDD Pilot is a waste of scarce resources by the Texas HHSC. 189 more words


Intellectually disabled man shot dead by Kenya Defense Forces

A twenty six year old intellectually disabled man was shot dead by Kenya Defense Forces after he threw stones at a Navy van.

Ndoro Mwembe threw stones at a van carrying students to the Dona Primary school. 72 more words


Brandesburton Hospital Oral History Project

The Brandesburton Hospital oral history project, which was awarded £40,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to gather personal stories of people connected to this Hospital in East Yorkshire, has been launched this week.   491 more words

Research Blog

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) was originally developed at UCLA by Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson, Founder and Director of the UCLA PEERS Clinic, and Dr. 287 more words