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Why Did God Create Atheists?

This is lengthy, but really worth it. (As always, you can click the pic to see it larger.) Hasidim: a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly. —WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart […]

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Look Higher

I’ve always thought this quote was profound. When I posted it, I commented: It’s often attributed to “Paul Brandt” — but it’s not clear if that refers to Canadian country music artist Paul Rennée Belobersycky (Brandt is his stage name), or someone less famous. I searched music lyric sites to see if it’s in one of […]

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Successful People Do This

Behind every successful person is a book that helped get them there (…and then another and another and another and another…). Ultra-successful people tend to have reading in common: a great novel, a self-improvement book, or just to learn something. Reading is a way to continue your education, to de-stress, to increase focus. It aids in […]

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A Study of Women

Crazy to think, but if you look back through history you know it’s true. Which leads to, “Who is this, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich?” Ulrich is an American historian of early America and the history of women. Her influential approach to history has been described as a tribute to “the silent work of ordinary people” — an approach […]

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Independence Day

Yes, this is one of my pet peeves. Like my Memorial Day post six weeks ago, this is a reminder of what the day is about. So many take these things for granted, without giving it a thought. My mission is about provoking thought. So remember what your ancestors went through to make you free.

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