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The Look of a Lie

It was known as the “captain of death” for centuries, but Tuberculosis had a deceptive air of beauty on the surface. A Victorian woman was considered beautiful when her lips were ruby-colored, her skin translucent and pale, and her eyes bright and sparkling. But it was the look of a ...

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Could What You’re Practicing Preach?

While a human eye has one lens with which to observe an image, many insects have hundreds! Each “eye,” then, can see part of the overall picture, and  these little creatures rely on their many eyes to detect movement around them. When it comes to seeing underwater, the shark has ...

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Socialism, Christianity, and America

Since we have a member of the DSA (Democratic Socialists of America) running for president, and since he is attracting rather large crowds at his campaign appearances, I thought we should take a look at Christianity, socialism, and America. Are they compatible? Some (non-Christians) have made the declaration that Jesus ...

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The Emptiness of Religion

Opening songs of worship have been sung, the sermon has been stated, and the ceremonial cleansing and breaking of bread has taken place. You should feel satisfied and full from the message and fellowship with friends, but something inside of you still feels hollow. Emotions of loss, emptiness, and purpose ...

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Finding A Place At The Table

Eating lunch daily in the school cafeteria, I watch students make the awkward walk trying to find a place to sit.  It can be painful to watch.  The student looks around, desperate to find a friend to sit with or a seat at an empty table.  And BOOM!  I’m immediately transported back to high ...

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