Marianne and Britannia finally end their centuries old language rivalry
The recent action taken by French President François Hollande, that from now on a French President must be fluent in English, has once and for all ended the rivalry of centuries past between France and Great Britain. But this was an overdue issue as English had over time become the Lingua Franca of the world and now more so because both Great Britain and France are members of the European Union and as trading partners could no longer be rivals.
Mar 3, 2015 - 8:10:30 AM
Has America Lost Its Status as the "City Upon a Hill"?
Earth's inhabitants are reeling from a wave of atrocities that are increasing in frequency and intensity and which collectively, are a harbinger of evil on a biblical scale. Muslims can reject the Islamic State; nearly all do. But pretending that it isn't actually a religious, millenarian group, with theology that must be understood to be combatted, has already led the United States to underestimate it and back foolish schemes to counter it.
Mar 3, 2015 - 7:47:40 AM
How to Empower Children to Overcome Sibling Rivalry
Teach them that they are Powerful Creators, and no matter what has happened in the past, they have the power to create something different... as do you. Talk about something they may choose to create. Something as simple as happiness or love. Or introduce a new word to them and explain what it means, like: Connection, Unity, Courage, Trust, Forgiveness, Integrity, Acceptance, Honor (Depending on their age level).
Mar 3, 2015 - 7:31:50 AM
U.S. Navy Reserve Celebrates Its Centennial
The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3rd. "Our Centennial commemoration is a truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to highlight the Reserve Sailors for their service, and that of their families, to America." said, Vice Admiral Robin Braun. "We want to recognize our rich history and heritage with all of our Sailors, both past and present."
Feb 28, 2015 - 10:08:20 PM
Canadian politicians not afraid to boast about their ILLEGAL ACTIONS?
If Michael Sona a former Conservative worker was charged for making robocalls deliberately guiding voters away from their voting booths in the 2011 federal election, then Scott Reid should be charged. There are so many rackets by political parties that even make professional criminals from the mob look like rank amateurs. The worst racket it seems, is that all government offices are run by political appointees who are put there to stop anyone from finding out all the scandals being perpetrated by party higher ups, and sycophants keep their jobs.
Feb 28, 2015 - 10:06:50 PM
Somebody please shoot the Australian Media
I have to wonder if it is deliberately false newspaper allegations that lead to political turmoil or if it is just party turmoil that leads to media speculation and subsequently a fanning of the flames. Who would know that there was a problem in the party if the media did not fan the flames. Is it true that 'we have a right to know?' or is that just media speak for making money at the risk of destabilizing the country. One must ask: "Who is pulling the strings and what do they have to gain?" Why is there a constant threat to the stability of the "Office of Prime Minister?" Constantly targeting Prime Ministers would be a cost effective way of destabilizing a country - Yes?
Feb 27, 2015 - 5:40:50 AM
Milt Gross Book and Movie Review: "The Virginian" by Owen Wister
I would make the judgement that the book was better reading than the DVD was viewing, but I doubt if you can find a copy of the 1902 original book. Dolores found mine at the town's recycling center. I'm sure glad she found it and brought it home to become a part of my permanent library.....I wonder if the writer ever actually considered these ideas as he wrote. Or were these ideas added by others who read his book. Wister, it seems, was from a wealthy family, had the best education, and did a lot of writing in addition to this worthy western. He was born in Philadelphia in 1860, which must have been a good year as it also the year my grandfather was born, perhaps in Missouri.
Feb 26, 2015 - 10:58:35 PM
Down the Road
Mud season is next
Doing Maine Appalachian Trail Club volunteering I've driven narrow roads near Monson that were either gravel, large stones that made me stop and move them, or some mud. The mud always scared me more, because I didn't know what was down in there where the tires would go or get stuck. On some of those volunteer trips, I've driven with one wheel in the grassy center of the road and the other on the tension-creating edge of the road. I never got stuck doing that, and I never got stuck in the mud that filled the normal place the tires would roll.
Feb 26, 2015 - 10:48:30 PM
Turning Point in my Marriage -- and my Life
For the first time, I was terrified I had made a terrible mistake in marrying him. Perhaps we were a total mismatch after all and our relationship could never work. Like the Ladies Home Journal, we were classic candidates for "Can This Marriage Be Saved?" He was sixteen years older and an African. I was an Ohio farm girl. On top of that, he had been divorced. What had I gotten myself into? A fleeting moment of respite came, I'm still young. I can start over.
Feb 26, 2015 - 3:31:35 AM
Netanyahu's true electoral rival
But unofficially, a far greater electoral drama is unfolding. The choice is not between Netanyahu and Herzog/Livni. It is between Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama...."They will get their state in the end - whether through violence or by turning to international organizations." Indyk made his statements as an unnamed US official. When his identity was exposed, he was forced to resign his position...Today Obama believes that he is in a to-the-death struggle with Netanyahu. If Netanyahu's speech is a success, Obama's foreign policy will be indefensible. If Obama is able to delegitimize Netanyahu ahead of his arrival, and bring about his electoral defeat, then with a compliant Israeli government, he will face no obstacles to his plan to appease Iran and blame Islamic terrorism on the West for the remainder of his tenure in office.
Feb 25, 2015 - 4:05:15 AM
Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 5
In this week's book basket we have listed links to one book review and two author articles as well as 11 book releases of various types. These are: "The Belly Bug Bully" by Sabrina Panfilo; "Road to Freedom" by Alfred Lenarciak; "Golden State" by Sichan Siv; "Pursuit" by Harry Taylor; "No Longer on Pedestals" By Carol A. Kuhnert; "Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment--Background Notes" by James Thompson; "Rhaia's Children" by J S Leitch; "Precipice" by TC Joseph; "The Bible and Science: Unity Not Opposition" by Eddie D. Leach, Ph.D.; "Orbit: Ian Fleming: The Man Behind James Bond" by Matthew J. Elliot and "Undue Rewards" by Dudley Davidson-Jarrett
Feb 25, 2015 - 3:45:23 AM
Martha Stevens-David Book Review: "Upson Downes" By Dottie Maley
This book, though small, contained many humorous references and incidents that only folks of the "older" generation can dearly appreciate. The community of Upson Downes is full of quirky characters and shows life can be unexpected at any age. I recommend the book as a great and quick read!
Feb 24, 2015 - 7:38:45 AM
Newly released book provides the framework to end the scourge of Islamic jihad
One could only wish that President Obama and his so-called national security team, especially his National Security Advisor Susan Rice and his chief confidante Valerie Jarrett, would read a newly released book that more than explains not only how policymakers should discuss the enemy in this war against Islamic extremists but also how the United States, as the most powerful and exceptional nation in the world, should wage war against an enemy that is as cunning as it is fanatical.
Feb 24, 2015 - 7:09:42 AM
Win at Work
Winning at Working--Blurred Lines Require New Skills
Instead of an early start, with time to read the news, check key messages, and write uninterruptedly for a pending project, I spent it down a rabbit hole. What I expected was a five or ten minute interruption to answer a client's email, marked with one of those urgent exclamation points, but it took me over an hour. Before I could even send the requested information, I got an email telling me, in essence, "never mind," the direction had changed.
Feb 23, 2015 - 2:35:16 PM
How some people return to an old played out pattern without ever realizing it
When the war ended on May 8, 1945, millions of people had been exterminated in the death camps of Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland, but the minorities that had been paying off the Nazis, were spared and alive. Today, when I get attacked by people just like the French Vichy living in Montreal and other parts of Kebek, I know that I am fighting the very same battle as the French Maquis did in France against its Nazi German occupiers.
Feb 22, 2015 - 10:58:15 PM
The Writing of The Soul Comes First
I learned that many "evil" people are simply doing what was done to them, and desperately looking for someone with the strength to show them how to get over it. I learned that people used to being in control find the sensations that come with being loved to be frightening, almost a betrayal by the thirst of their hearts. I learned that many intellectual atheists are "spiritual", and those that are not do not realize how frightening others find the strength of their minds. I realized that Biblical literalists use their dogmatism to hold those minds at bay.
Feb 19, 2015 - 10:05:30 PM
Women with wealth, protect yourselves
By nature, most women are determined, loyal volunteers who want to help mend broken people and won't give up until the man or his problem is fixed. By then Romeo is nowhere to be found because her money is all gone and there is nothing more for him to stick around for, no more supply of money or cars or businesses to steal. Brigitte Knowles is a financial security advisor and former deputy mayor of one of the largest cities in North America; a legislator who led the way for child support reform in Canada. Her knowledge and experience should have protected her, yet she became a victim of Romeo crime and lost nearly everything.
Feb 19, 2015 - 9:44:15 PM
Milt Gross Book Review: "The Fur Person" by May Sarton
I occasionally stared at one of our two cats as I read this. "Is what she wrote true?" I asked the furry critter with sharp claws. May Sarton (1912-1995) was an avid writer, having penned many poetry, novels, nonfiction, and childrens' books. The Fur Person, the cat in the book, was actually Sarton's real cat, Tom Jones. Sarton Copyrighted the book in 1957 and again in 1978, apparently for a publisher. It was first published by W.W. Norton & Company, etc. in 2015.
Feb 16, 2015 - 5:26:35 AM
Magic City Book Basket 2015 No 4
There are 11 titles in this weeks book basket and they are: "U Murder U (Suicide)" by Gladys Lawson; "A Humble Hero" By Dr. Jianxin Huang; "Flying in the Face of Gravity: How to Break Free From a Negative Atmosphere and Live a Life of Abundance" by Tom Epperson ; "Silver Bunny and the Secret Fort Chop" by Eileen Wacker; "Shield of God" By Nikki DeLaCruz; "The One That Got Away" by Brigitte Knowles; "Future of the Middle East -- United Pan-Arab States: Divided by Imperialism, United by Destiny" By Sam A. Cohen; "The Messiahs of Princep Street" by Moshe Elias; "Gerry Mouse" by Charlotte Cooper; "Forget Me Not Garden" By Anna Fischer and "Phenomenal Women" by Joyce Louison
Feb 15, 2015 - 1:25:05 AM
When The Church Condones Silence: Confronting Sexual Abuse within Leadership and Family
I hope to enlighten other faithful members of the Catholic Church with the truth of how molesters are kept in active ministry, endangering innocent children and families. Being a cradle Catholic, I was encouraged to trust them. But, I was continually troubled because I saw no indication the Church was doing as it had promised. My brother remained in active ministry, being transferred from parish to unsuspecting parish with no warnings to anyone about the danger he presented.
Feb 15, 2015 - 1:23:35 AM
Down the Road
Driving in snow
We headed west back through that New Hampshire town to visit friends who lived 20 miles west of there. When we left their house that evening, Route 2 was so awful with snow that we headed south on another road. After all, there was bound to be less snow south than where we were. But south took us over a mountain and down somewhere near Conway. We crossed into Maine and started driving north. Only to encounter a young couple, who were stuck in that snow.
Feb 15, 2015 - 1:20:07 AM
Islamic Caliphate: Satan's Dream or a Fool's Errand?
Throughout history, other heads-of-state have tried to rid the earth of God's chosen people, eventually yielding to Adolph Hitler, the monstrous and most despicable anti-Semitic of all time. This evil leader came closest to succeeding but ironically, the Fuhrer's failure paved the way for the fulfillment of one of the great Biblical prophecies--the rebirth of national Israel (Isaiah 66:8). Hitler's murderous reign initiated the ongoing fulfillment of another set of amazing prophecies, the Aliyah, the immigration of Jews from the diaspora to the land of Israel (Ezekiel 20:34; Isaiah 11:11 -- 12).
Feb 14, 2015 - 12:13:13 AM
Why we should support ISIL
I was checking the local online news today (local as in Australian because I am Australian - not local as in Chinese because I live in China) and came across an article which had some rather surprising information contained within.... If you are a reasonable individual, you probably consider that the issues mentioned above are in fact 'reasonable,' which is why I now quote from a new ISIL directive; the same ISIL that does not tolerate Christianity, even to the extent of murdering Christians it comes across.
Feb 14, 2015 - 12:10:14 AM
Lincoln, Maine native serves aboard U.S. Navy warship in Japan
Perry and other George Washington sailors know they are part of a forward-deployed team that is heavily relied upon to help protect and defend America across the world's oceans. While underway, the ship carries more than 70 jets, helicopters and other aircraft, all of which take off from and land on the carrier's 4.5-acre flight deck. Four powerful catapults launch aircraft off the bow of the ship. After lowering a tail hook that protrudes from the rear of the aircraft, jets and aircraft land by snagging a steel cable called an arresting wire.
Feb 12, 2015 - 10:05:40 PM
C4I America Expands U.S. Markets - Israel: The Prophetic Connection
C4I America expands its reach with three LeSEA Television stations picking up Israel: The Prophetic Connection. The stations begin airing the program in March and include LeSEA's top markets of Indianapolis (WHMB-TV), New Orleans (WHMO-TV), and Tulsa (KWHB-TV). A fourth market of West Palm Beach (WFGC-TV), enhancing the shows' already strong viewership in Florida, begins airing in May. Additionally in May, The NRB Network, on Direct-TV, will be adding it to their lineup, giving the program national exposure.
Feb 12, 2015 - 9:52:27 PM
The Threat to Freedom: The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Department of Homeland Security
Particular attention should be paid to SPLC's tax exempt status and the amount of money it receives from DHS or any other agency. And there should be an immediate stop to American law enforcement being trained by SPLC's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. I fear that if private groups with their own political agendas, like the SPLC, are allowed to continue feeding their own brand of hatred into the policies of DHS then such a comparison with China is not too far off. I don't think that is the America each of you pledged to serve.
Feb 12, 2015 - 9:46:10 PM
The most determined person I've ever met.
What I guess I'm trying to say: determination is everything. He had it more than anyone I've ever known. Surviving 3 strokes, heart attack, quad-bypass surgery, and a pacemaker but he still wanted to live life and do things he wanted to do. He didn't sit and watch TV--unless it was boxing. He never once felt sorry for himself If he had trouble doing something, he'd ask for help, but he kept on going right up until the end. Even that last day, he was determined to wait until I got home from the store so he could kiss me goodbye forever.
Feb 12, 2015 - 9:20:15 AM
Martha Stevens-David Book Review: "Amish Scrambled Eggs With Humor" By Joseph 'Chool' Crawshaw
"AMISH SCRAMBLED EGGS with HUMOR" is a charming collection of short stories written by an innkeeper from the "Amish" hills of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As I proceeded through the stories, it soon becomes apparent that Joseph "Chool" Crawshaw has found his "neich" in the way he relates his often humorous experiences with his guests.
Feb 12, 2015 - 9:18:20 AM
Obamazational Threat to US Democracy!
Obama failed to attend the French unity demonstrations following the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and he did not attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - this speaks volume about him as a person and attitude of his presidency for democracy! During the last State of Union address Obama said - "I have no more campaigns to run". Is this why he so eagerly went to the Wahhabi kingdom to pay his respects to the late king Abdullah and secure his financial future?
Feb 7, 2015 - 12:10:17 AM
Magic City Book Basket 2015 No 3
"Aryan Papers" by George Dynin; "Twisted Forms of Love" By Sarah Salem; "Beyond Myself: The Farm Girl and the African Chief" by Anita Dennis; "Deceit" by Mary Tibble; "The Mindfulness Response: Inner Happiness Every Day" By Deborah C. Moore; "Living With Arabs: Nine Years with the Petra Bedouin" by Joan Ward; "A Visitation from Jesus" by Rev. R.E. Tucker; "Evolution: The Long Journey Home" by Jeri Travis; "God's Trinity Demystified: The Veil Covering It Is Finally Removed" by Adedeji David Adeoye and "Giving Up Is Not an Option" by Hazen Meek and Linda Pierson Meek
Feb 6, 2015 - 12:16:50 AM
Down the Road
"They" call it climate change, possibly for weather like we're now having that has brought us about 20 inches of white stuff over several days. I still call it global warming, because generally the weather is getting warmer. And I still know a few people, who want to drive those big cars, who don't believe in at all.
Feb 6, 2015 - 12:13:15 AM
Scheme of Things
Off road in a
four-wheel drive, maneuvering a 26 mile, one way, deep and narrow canyon
"road" in Death Valley National Park while on vacation, my husband and I
came upon Leadfield, a ghost town with a story. The town was born from a
get-rich-quick scheme with promises of lead and copper fueled by the
Western Lead Mine Company. More than 300 people made the journey, and by
1925 Leadfield's population was at its height.
Feb 5, 2015 - 1:33:08 PM
Join the Canadian Knitting Circle or Club of Abject Failures
Over the last few years, there have been pseudo leaders of various groups who all wanted to be leaders, but none has had the experience, expertise or the ability to do so. They have laid claims to things that they haven't any idea about. They say that they are fighting for equal rights and a host of other things, but have no idea about what their real goals are. They keep bringing up ideas of glasnost (co-existence) and many other ideas of how to obtain equality, but none have any idea on how they are going to achieve it.
Feb 5, 2015 - 7:53:32 AM
Milt Gross Book Review: "On the Road with Davy Crockett" by Bob Thompson
In addition to the tales of the author's travels, the author shares Crockett landscapes as they are today, the restaurants, hotels, parks, and other geographical features of today in the Crockett world. The author was a long-time feature writer for the Washington Post and the editor of its Sunday magazine. During his years at the Post, he was known for his pieces on the intersection of American history and myth.
Feb 5, 2015 - 7:49:12 AM
Never Underestimate the Power of a Pebble in Your Shoe!
And so, I'm looking for just 100 dedicated Americans who want to stop Agenda 21. All you have to do is go to www.apcmoneybomb.com and sign up to host a "Living Room Money Bomb" to help provide the resources I need to put this plan in place to defeat Agenda 21. It's that simple.
Feb 3, 2015 - 11:08:22 PM
Win at Work
Winning at Working--What Do You See?
Based on dozens of articles that arrived in my inbox in a single week,
one might think that the majority of people work in difficult
work-cultures, alongside clueless co-workers, under distrusting bosses.
Here are a few examples:
- "You're the Boss, Not the Babysitter"
- "What to Do When Your Employees Won't Stop Whining"
- "Giving Feedback to the Clueless"
- "How to Survive a Toxic Boss"
Feb 3, 2015 - 2:46:30 PM
Going from the ridiculous to the sublime in one swoop
The recent article in a magazine which named Toronto, Ontario, the No. 1 city in the world to live in, and then turned in mid stride by doing an about face and naming Montreal, Kebek, the No. 2 city in the world to live in. At the best of times comparisons are odious, but in this case it was a sacrilege.
Feb 2, 2015 - 2:13:10 AM
Granddad's Forecast for America in 2015
Perhaps 2015 will be best remembered as the year we realized that modest growth and slight deflation are most laudable economic goals. Robust growth usually is followed by robust crisis and slight deflation means that each of our dollars goes slightly farther every year. This may be the only way we can moderate the disaster that inevitably follows excessive printing of money. Excessive printing of money, first in the U.S. and now in Japan and Europe increases the specter of inflation, but we will see stable prices and interest rates at least through this year. There will be currency instability and turmoil, because of overactive central banks, and the dollar will continue to be strong. This will be a drag on our exports, but will also be seen by American consumers in lower import prices. The result of this turmoil, probably not in 2015 but the inevitable result, will be a new international currency regimen.
Jan 28, 2015 - 10:28:35 PM
Our Politicians, like Nero, fiddle while Rome burns
I watch this in consternation, and say to myself thank God I am not one of these dreamers, who are headed for oblivion in a very great hurry. I depend solely on my own God-given talents which I use to the best of my ability. Everyone in Canada wants to become a Hockey Star, a vocalist, an athlete, a journalist, a politician, a Movie Star or TV Star, but most of them have no talent. Out of the present mess, they have not got a hope in hell of achieving anything, because they lack the very basic talents to make something of themselves.
Jan 28, 2015 - 10:14:36 PM
The Catholic and Evangelical Alliance - "The Stream"
WASHINGTON --- Evangelical religious broadcaster James Robison and Catholic scholar and author Jay Richards have partnered to create a new online media outlet called The Stream. The site -- stream.org -- is a national daily championing freedom, smaller government and human dignity. One of The Stream's goals is bringing evangelicals, Catholics and other people of faith together around shared concerns about the direction of the country.
Jan 28, 2015 - 9:59:15 PM
An Open Letter to His Honor Ian Bowman, the Mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba
I thus feel that Winnipeg Mayor Ian Bowman, should not be apologizing at all, since his very city is not match for Montreal when it comes to Open Racism as Montreal, Kebek has. Having lived through Kebekois RACISM, I do know the difference between Winnipeg and Montreal. So, I am speaking from experience, and not as a third party.
Jan 28, 2015 - 9:55:38 PM
Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 2
In the Magic City Book Basket this week we have listed the links for the three (3) author articles we have published since the last book basket and of course publicity material for various books that have been published in the last year. This week there are ten of them. They are: "Bad Boy from Jamaica: The Garnett Myrie Story" By Basil Waine Kong; "Amish Scrambled Eggs With Humor" By Joseph 'Chool' Crawshaw; "God's Mighty Warriors in the Last Days" By Dr. Donald Bell; "The House of Gathering" by Erica Sarzin-Borrillo; "Breath of Dragons: Vanished" By Tina M. Randolph; "Love Letter: For a Japanese War Bride" by Stephen E. Price; "The Donation of Constantine" by Simon LeVay; "The Battle of Top Hat Wood: Book One" by Taylor Samuel Lyen; "Believe and Achieve" By Joel Hopkins and "Echoes from the Past" by Peter Rimmer
Jan 25, 2015 - 5:00:02 AM
10 calculated steps abusive partners take to trap you by Sarah Salem
For those currently in an abusive relationship or who know someone who is, you should be aware that some people regard an abused female as a frail, pathetic woman. They think it's her fault since "it's easy to pick up and leave." I would like to answer on behalf of those suffering women--having gone through it myself. It's not as easy as it seems.
Jan 22, 2015 - 9:11:35 AM
Ordinance de Villiers-Cotterets
In point of fact this document in a sense was the forerunner of Kebek's Bill 101, which was passed by the Kebek Legislature on August 26, 1977, by the Pequiste Government of Rene Levesque.
Jan 22, 2015 - 9:02:09 AM
State of the Union: Obama 'disses' fallen cop heroes while honoring lawbreaker
A U.S. District Court judge in Pennsylvania issued an opinion that President Obama's unilateral action on immigration -- which permits some illegal aliens to stay in the United States and work -- is unconstitutional. "President Obama's unilateral legislative action violates the separation of powers provided for in the Constitution as well as the Take Care Clause and is [therefore] unconstitutional," said Arthur J. Schwab.
Jan 22, 2015 - 8:44:09 AM
An Olympic wrestler, his Czech girlfriend, and research for my first novel
A search of Olympic wrestlers brought the country Bulgaria to the forefront. Bulgaria is noted for producing strongmen. Pursuing the words Bulgaria and Bulgarian government, the Bulgarian mafia surfaced. I began a lengthy search of the political history and the interrelated birth of the Bulgarian mafia following the collapse of communism.
Jan 21, 2015 - 8:21:50 AM
Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None
"Supporters of free markets, limited government, and robust civil society free from interference by federal overlords must find a way to speak to the people who are being left behind." - Michael Needham, CEO of Heritage Action for America
Jan 21, 2015 - 8:10:01 AM
Terrorism and The Reformation of Islam
There are signs that leaders of Islamic countries are coming to realize the threat to their existence from radical Islam. Christianity was once cruel and corrupt. Most Christians were not cruel. The teachings of Christ were not corrupt. The Christian Reformation was a rebellion against the power of The Church. It was only complete when Christian governments recognized they could not have domain over the thoughts and beliefs of their people. The Law of the Realm that once governed our beliefs has evolved to its proper role of governing only our behavior toward each other.
Jan 21, 2015 - 8:05:04 AM
Magic City Book Basket 2015 No. 1.
This is our first edition of the Book Basket for 2015 and it contains publicity material and book cover photographs for Ten (10) book releases. This is an eclectic mix of genres. "Who's Behind the Mask?" By Allen McCray; "Orphan Spirit" By Maria Star; "The Dark Tunnel" By Patrick Henderson; "Thursday's Child: The Mike Kendrick Story" by Mike Kendrick; "A Foggy Sunrise" By David Kimel; "A Dark Spree" by Nest Madden; "Light of the Damned" by F. John Hurr; "Even the Land Cries!" by Lainey May; "Legacy of Alahdorn" by D.B. Kaine and "The Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ - In a single narrative" by Norman Russell
Jan 18, 2015 - 12:23:25 AM
Scheme of Things
A Different Kind of Gift
There are all kinds of birthdays. Some fade into memory-fog like any
other day; others stand out. Some bring milestones with age related
changes, removing restrictions on everything from what we can watch to
what we can buy. Other birthdays enable new responsibilities like
driving, voting, or drinking; some paste on category-labels such as
teenager, adult, or senior citizen. These birthdays can mark changes to
how we perceive ourselves, or how others perceive us.
Jan 14, 2015 - 8:20:47 PM