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Safety is an illusion

We all want to feel safe and secure. I am not just talking about physical security. I’m talking about security in our finances, in our living arrangements, in our relationships, in our employment, in every aspect of our lives. 378 more words

Personal Development

The Shakespeare Series: Troilus and Cressida

Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves

I’ve been a longtime fan of Troilus and Cressida; this Shakespeare play features one of the tales that existed amongst all the great epic storytelling of the Trojan War, one of the many stories shoved to the side as the Parises, Helens and Achilleses stole the show. 508 more words

The Shakespeare Series

April 15th is the Anniversary of the Titanic's Sinking

The British luxury passenger liner The Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, and there has been no shortage of books and films to commemorate the tragic event. 117 more words

National Observation

What does it mean to be strong?

I have been thinking about this a lot lately. I’m sure many people could say the same thing, but when it comes down to it though, I have no idea how to answer this question. 625 more words

Has That Day Come?

“In that day they will say, “Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the LORD, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.” (Isaiah 25:9 NIV) 457 more words

Christian Living

Answer this Question

Does God exist?  Several years ago, I asked myself this question.  I was raised Catholic and said I believed in God, but did I really?  It is difficult for many of us to understand why there are tragedies and so much grief in this world if there truly is a God.  64 more words

Confronting the news

Hold on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock back for tomorrow is another day.

– E. B. White… 975 more words