Bobby Ocean
How Could There Be WORD With No Lips Yet?

Words are so much fun, so fragile in their understanding and, at the same time, oh, so powerful.

They can also be so misunderstood. In English, my native tongue, there are numerous little traps and pitfalls, misunderstandings and close-enough calls, that accuracy is a constant challenge.

Are You Up For T... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Actually, that's not in the Bible
By John Blake, CNN

(CNN) – NFL legend Mike Ditka was giving a news conference one day after being fired as the coach of the Chicago Bears when he decided to quote the Bible.

“Scripture tells you that all things shall pass,” a choked-up Ditka said after leading his team to only five wins during the previous season... read more
Maya Bohnhoff
I'm new here, and I couldn't help but respond with warm appreciation to Rabbi Shapiro's commentary What I Believe.

He's right, of course. It's good to stop frequently to assess what we believe and why. So, since I am new here. I'd like to share why I believe.

As a believer (I am a Baha'i) who hangs out on atheist websites, I am repeatedly bemuse... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Kemal Argon
From Huffington Post

If you are wondering why I picked this topic to write about, it's because I keep finding out about religious organizations and their fundamentalist congregants who have a misdirected focus, either on some kind of nationalism or with a semi-concealed racism. They have lost their focus on spirituality in favor of ... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
"Oh wow"
Posted November 6, 2011 by Charlie Van Dyke in From The Editor
The last words of Steve Jobs have been widely reported. "Oh wow," said three times. In considering what meaning might be attached to Job's words, I was impressed by a recent column in The Week written by Robert Love. It is shared below.

“Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.” These were Steve Job’s last words before he slipped the bonds of earth on Oct. 5, 2011... read more
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