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Homeless Man's Wish to Spend Thanksgiving With a Family Comes True, Thanks to a Loving Virginia Couple

A Virginia couple provided a double blessing for a homeless man who wants to spend Thanksgiving with a family. After confessing with the news that he was in search of a family to spend Thanksgiving with, it touched many people hearts. The responses were incredibly overwhelming.

Video: Confront abuse by believing

Pam Rubin, a women's trauma counsellor and lawyer, explains why we need to start confronting abuse by believing its victims. The post Video: Confront abuse by believing appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Secret Wish Comes True for a 100-Year-Old Woman – Her Reaction is Priceless (VIDEO)

Ruby Holt has her secret wish of going to the beach and being by the water come true. In a month she will be turning 101 years of age. But, she doesn't let that stop her dream from coming true.

Well Said: I have learned many things ...

I must confess that I have learned many things I never knew before... just by writing. St. Augustine There's something about having to organize one's thoughts enough to write that sends them further than they'd have gone if everything just remained in one's mind. Show More Summary

Caught in a web

This image catches the eye with the lovely red-ish hues of the wall, but it is the way the leaf floats in front of the wall on the spider's web that gives surprising depth. The post Caught in a web appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Little Hope Was Arson – A Second Look (Film Review)

Note: a review copy of this film was provided in exchange for a review. Visit the film’s website here. See our earlier review from James here. Spoilers follow. If you’ve ever been to Texas, you may have noticed the Jesus fish symbols on billboards used (presumably) to alert viewers that the company is Christian owned, […]

ISIS Militants Are Already Getting Their Hands on Recently Supplied US Weapons in Iraq

Weapons recently supplied by the United States to Iraqi military forces and tribal militias are already ending up in the hands of Islamic State militants, Iraqi officers and lawmakers are claiming.

The Real Eden Project - How the Garden is an Extension of the Liturgy and a Recreation of Paradise

Here is an article taken from the Orthodox Arts Journal in a series of called An Icon of the Kingdom of God - the Integrated Expression of all the Liturgical Arts (h/t James Morgan). It is written by Andrew Gould the architect (and it seems garden designer). Show More Summary

The WW1 Christmas Truce: Rebutting the Notion That “The Power of God is So Great It Can Stop Wars”

Via the Facebook page of the Freedom From Atheism Foundation comes this British Sainsbury's commercial. The FFAF's comment:The power of God is so great it can stop wars.What, no obligatory dig at atheists? Ah yes, there it is:Can't say that about atheism.

Injustice: the Ferguson grand jury's decision

I'm mostly offline this week, but I just saw the news that officer Darren Wilson, who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9, will not face trial. (See Ferguson police officer won’t be charged in fatal shooting and Ferguson...

Why You Should Still Care about Ferguson DESPITE the Facts

Regardless of what the grand jury's decision means or what the facts say, we should still care about the people of Ferguson. The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri has decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson following the death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary

Relief in Wartime Chaos

Fleeing violence, nearly 1.3 million Syrians and Iraqis are now living in Jordan. How local and global leaders are meeting their needs. I t is 8:30 on a Tuesday morning, and crises are blaring from the television in the student lounge of Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (JETS), based in Amman. Show More Summary

Interview: Michael Lindsay on Covenant and Conflict at Gordon College

The embattled president says the issues on campus go deeper than "homosexual practice." S ince July, Michael Lindsay, the 42-year-old president of Gordon College near Boston, has faced the firing line. Due to public allegations thatShow More Summary

Queen Latifah Says 'God Has More in Store' After Talk Show Cancellation

Queen Latifah's talk show may have been cancelled, but the entertainer insists God has much more on the horizon for her.

'True Detective' Season 2 News: Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch Confirmed to Star in HBO Series

HBO has confirmed that Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch will be joining Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell in the second season of "True Detective."

Chicago Church Gives Members $500 Each, Telling Them to Pay It Forward and Make the World a Better Place

There's no shame in giving credit where it's due and a church in Chicago has done something really neat after it came into a lot of money: The pastor gave 10% of it ($160,000) to members of the congregation -- $500 each -- and told them to pay it forward to those less fortunate:

Sting Makes WWE Debut in Survivor Series, Helps Team Cena Win

Sting stepped into the WWE ring for the first time on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the 2014 Survivor Series in St. Louis. In a surprising move that delighted the crowd, the wrestler helped Team Cena defeat Team Authority.

American Music Awards 2014 Performances: Selena Gomez Gets Emotional on Stage, Taylor Swift Comforts Selena After Performance

Sunday's American Music Awards celebrated the best and the brightest in the music industry and aside from the awards, the performances were also the highlight of the event.

'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' News: Caroline Manzo Returning, Gia Guidice Talks About Her Mom's Prison Sentence

Caroline Manzo is now the star of her own reality series, "Manzo'd With Children," but it appears as though the former Housewife will be going back to her old series, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey."

'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' News: Season 5 Premiere Recap

'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' is back, and in addition to more drama, catfights, and intrigue ahead, the show now has two new housewives—soap stars Lisa Rinna and Eileen Davidson.

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