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Gay Imam Helps Muslims Find Balance

Being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender is hard enough on any level, especially when dealing with environments that are already hostile towards you. But how much harder is it to be a member of the LGBT community and a member of a faith community with very strong conservative anti-LGBT views? 281 more words

Islam

Break The Glass

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A couple of weeks ago, I was on my way home in a taxi feeling utterly despondent. I was thinking about how the various challenges that I had been confronted with were causing me to lose patience, hope and strength. 856 more words

Power

Love Notes Series: Who is my neighbor?

In today’s reading, Jesus gets a big question from a man in the crowd: “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”(Luke 10:25)

The man is actually a scribe of the Pharisees, who was supposedly an expert in the law of God. 480 more words

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Pauline reblogged this on Uniquely Designed Individuals and commented:

Pure Disciple wrote: "Back then, the popular opinion among the Pharisees was that the word “neighbor”, as it appeared in scriptural commandments, only referred to those righteous believers of Israel who followed all the rules, went to temple, and always did the “right thing”. Neither the hated tax collectors, prostitutes, nor any other non-Jewish person counted as a neighbor to them, effectively cutting the “wicked” right out of God’s loving Will for the people he created."

St. Francis de Sales.

St. Francis de Sales.

PRAYER BEFORE MEDITATION.

My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly unworthy to appear before Thy sacred countenance. 3,237 more words

Prayer

20 Simple Truths Everybody Should Learn about God, Life, and People

20 Simple Truths Everybody Should Learn about God, Life, and People

by Dr. Celucien L. Joseph

  1. Love is more important than freedom.
  2. God is love.
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Kindness and Compassion is a Human Trait, not a Religious Contest

Muslims Donate 30,000 Bottles of Water for Neighbors in Need

Often I have heard very upsetting remarks from the Christian community essentially claiming that Islam is a religion of hatred and discrimination against Christians and non-Muslims.  294 more words

Something Better than Money...

Today, I was mailing a package and saw a homeless woman sitting outside the door of the Post Office. In years past, before I became obedient to the Lord, homeless people made me so uncomfortable. 1,153 more words

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