by Dalai Lama (Author), Desmond Tutu (Author), Douglas Carlton Abrams (Author)
Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fif Read more of this blog post »
One could hardly ask for much more than that, now could one?
Here in these United States, today is Memorial Day. This is a day for remembering those who gave their lives in service and defense of our country. (No, it' Read more of this blog post »
Arrow shows direction of flooding from Sanford & Edenville Dams
Our hearts go out to the people of Midland community in Michigan after two dams failed on May 19 forcing the evacuation of 11,000 people amid the coronovirus pandemic.
Wixom Lake (held back by Edenville Dam) and Sanford Lake (held bacRead more of this blog post »
È con piacere che vi propongo un’intervista che Stefania Chines ha realizzato per Milano Meravigliosa.
Io e Stefania abbiamo fatto una bella chiacchierata riguardo al mio nuovo romanzo e su di me; abbiamo parlato di Milano, dell’attuale emergenza sanitaria e… cliccate qui per leggere tutto l’articolRead more of this blog post »
When faced with options in which I have no clue what to do, I often pray, “Lord, just give me a clear yes or a no.” Since God knows best, even though an initial “no” means more waiting, I haven’t wasted time going down a dead end. But, what do we do when no option seems right?
1. Fish in Read more of this blog post »
Meme From That Artsy Reader Girl
June Releases I Can’t Wait to Read #60
I Was Told It Would Get Easier by Abbi Waxman. June 16th
My Calamity Jane (The Lady Janies #3) by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows. June 2nd
Home Before Dark by Riley Sager. June 30th.
My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura ZimRead more of this blog post »
Las letras de Alba es un blog de relatos, viajes e historias anónimas.
Te amaré toda mi vida A veces llega a tus manos un libro inesperado a través de una recomendación. En…
Sigue leyendoTe amaré toda mi vida
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I have read an awful lot of travel books and it took me quite a while to choose ten; some authors are on my list more than once. I have been to several countries in Europe and to S Africa but this is as close as I’m going to get to the South Sea Islands or north Africa. I could have included books oRead more of this blog post »
I was proud to join FOX 7 in Austin, TX, to discuss telemedicine.
We explore some of the advantages of telehealth, including:
It’s convenient - no need to deal with traffic, parking, or even changing out of PJs!
It’s affordable - many insurance plans offer discounted access to telemedicine. Remember,Read more of this blog post »
Most Impactful Geek Stories: The Phantom Menace, LOTR, LOST, and Avatar: The Last Airbender – Justin and Nataly
Justin and Nataly discuss the stories that shaped their lives and perspectives of the world on this week’s The Story Geeks podcast!
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Seems obvious that reading isn’t writing, no? But when I started on this journey three months ago, I had never really given it any thought.
The second week of March I just decided I would spend some time writing stories. It was something I always wanted to give a try, and as I’m taking a couple of moRead more of this blog post »
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My dad, Lt. Cmdr. Gary Hosey, showing off his gold medals from the Greensboro Senior Olympics
My father once said that, for him, Memorial Day is a sad day.He wasn’t speaking just to me. He, and several other veterans, were addressing a group following the screening of a documentary. H Read more of this blog post »
Most people have gained a bit of weight as a result of social distancing for the past month or two. ��With gyms, YMCAs, and most indoor exercise facilities shut down, and even outdoor public spaces like hiking trails, bike paths, beaches, pools, and more shut down, it’s likely that yRead more of this blog post »
Gift Gugu Mona’s captivating poems in The Unfading Dream for Africa reignite a sense of Pan Africanism. It displays a collective identity reminiscent to the days of African forebears. Written with simplicity and consummate creativity, the book awakens the African spirit and draws the soRead more of this blog post »
It came like if he was a couple of books I ordered on Amazon. The box was perfectly wrapped, which only made me hate it more. It was a simple package, not the premium kind, and sometimes that is enough. But for god’s sake, the receipt was stapled on one side of the box. If they were Read more of this blog post »
*The incel site mentioned in this chapter is not a real one. It is inspired by a real one, but that site is so small, I felt it would be disrespectful to mention it by name. Other incel forums in the book are real, but the conversations and reddit accounts associated with them in this book are fictiRead more of this blog post »
Today is Memorial Day. That’s the day we remember people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Services.
They’re the ones who fought for our right to rant on Facebook, disagree with leaders, vote for change or status quo, to worship when and where we want, to sing “America the BeautiRead more of this blog post »
,Rare Sushi Ingredients - Have you ever heard of Shio Ebi, The Jewel of Toyama?
,Have you ever heard of
,If you haven't, you are not alone. Many Japanese probably never heard of it either because Shira Ebi is caught in only in
,It's about 6-7cm (2-2.5inches) in length, living deep-sea aboRead more of this blog post »
I did manage to bang out a few more pages last night, after all. While I do write my books from start to finish, this is a new experience for me. I rarely read any of what I write until I am finished. Now, I'm reading each segment after writing it and am performing an initial editing pass. This meanRead more of this blog post »
I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6
Probably the most common objection I hear to my faith is regarding the exclusivity of Christianity. There are those who don’t believe in God at all, but many who believe in some God, reject ChristiaRead more of this blog post »
Julia asked if I was putting the flag out today. I realized I should. I flew it for one reason only: It’s Memorial Day and I wanted to honor those who died while serving in the U.S. military. They deserve this honor.
Otherwise, I haven’t been flying the flag. The last time I did, in 2016, I flew theRead more of this blog post »
Ointments contain fats, usually in the form of wax dissolved in oil, but no water. They sit on the skin without penetrating it, making a watertight protection from infection, as healing and soothing oils are slowly absorbed into the skin. Heal and soothe Make your own aromatherapy balms and ointmentRead more of this blog post »
Randomized trials may not be definitive even when they show clear and indisputable evidence of both a statistically significant and practical difference between the average in the treatment group and the average in the control group. Statistically significant randomized trial results are not alwaysRead more of this blog post »
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“I can tell the difference in you. You were pretty unhappy and now your career, your family life – I can tell how much better you feel and and how much more confident in yourself you are.”
My friend Nicola sent me that yesterday. It was ace to get a message like that.
I am different. I do feelRead more of this blog post »
So in late March I received an exciting offer. To give you a bit of background though we have to go farther back to February. That’s when the first round draft picks were taken from the healthcare campaign I was working on and moved them to the mortgage campaign I am now working on.
I waRead more of this blog post »
David’s house is cold and smells like paper. I think he is asleep beside me. His body is scrunched up to the edge of the bed, which is a little too small for two people who aren’t cuddling. I’ve given up on sleep and am now working up the courage to sneak out. Last night was not great. I had foRead more of this blog post »
We were very interested to learn that Card is actually a Democrat, a Daniel Patrick Moynihan Democrat - his words.
Ah, Moynihan. It was our privilege to vote for Read more of this blog post »
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more