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The work

This is the work: remembering reasons for gratitude before I even get out of bed. There is always something for which I could be saying thank You. This is the work: balancing brisk ("c'mon, we've got to get out of...

I Threw a Bible-Based Halloween Party and Here’s How It Went

I was gearing up for Halloween when I came across The UN-Halloween Book at a used bookstore. It assured me I could still enjoy this time of year without "honoring the evil in the world."This alternative to Halloween wanted to replace...Show More Summary

'Days of Our Lives' News: Allison Sweeney Talks Last Week of Filming, Oct. 29-31 Spoilers

Fans of "Days of Our Lives" will be saying goodbye to one of its stars this week as Allison Sweeney, who plays Sami Brady, is leaving the show after 22 years of playing the devious character.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Drops Subpoenas Against Pastors

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that she will withdraw the subpoenas against five pastors who have spoken out against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, an LGBT city ordinance that some opponents claim would allow men to use women's public restrooms.

Did Russell Moore Really Denounce Reparative Therapy for Same-Sex Attraction?

Reparative therapy is a hot button, cultural topic that stirs deep rooted emotions for those on both sides. So we must be cautious not to reduce what Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says about it into a sound bite.

'Castle' Season 7 News: Episode 5 Recap, Caskett Wedding to Be Shown on Nov. 10 Episode

Last Monday's episode of 'Castle' introduced Castle and Beckett to the power of the internet and the sinister things that could happen when one cracks under the pressure of cyber bullying.

Houston Mayor Drops Pastor Subpoenas

National debate over religious freedom prompts withdrawal. Update (Oct. 29): Houston mayor Annise Parker announced Wednesday morning that she is directing America's fourth-largest city to rescind subpoenas issued to five local pastors. The...Show More Summary

What can Buddhism do for the environment?

Buddhism and environmentalism are a natural fit. Jessica Morey points this out in her review of Susan Murphy's new book, Minding the Earth: Mending the World, The post What can Buddhism do for the environment? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Live Stream Free: Watch World Series 2014 Game 7 Online (Fox TV Schedule, Preview, Start Time)

The San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals will fight it out in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series on Wednesday night in what is sure to be a dramatic conclusion and climax to a breathtaking series. Game 7 will take place at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri and will start at 8.07 p.m. ET.

Radicalized British Mother Takes 1-Y-O Son With Her to Join Islamic State in Syria

A 25-year-old British mother is believed to have traveled to Syria, along with her 1-year-old baby son, to join Islamic State extremists in their Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, according to her family.

More and More Like Him

When two people have been married for a while, they start becoming like each other. This has happened with my wife and me. We know each other so well that I can start a sentence, and she can finish it. She knows what I'm thinking, even when I'm not saying it. Show More Summary

Houston Mayor, Under Pressure from Christians, Rescinds Subpoenas of Pastors

Weeks after attorneys for the city of Houston subpoenaed five local pastors to find out if they had said anything to their congregations that might have violated the law, Mayor Annise Parker is rescinding that request. Part of it isShow More Summary

Standing Before God's Open Door

Uppermost in God's thoughts is man's salvation. He expects Christians to have the same mindset. We've been charged with advancing His kingdom by sharing the gospel and discipling others. As His servants, we're to focus on His agenda, not preoccupy ourselves with earthly concerns (2 Tim. 2:4).

'American Horror Story' Season 4 News, Spoilers: Fans Will See Twisty's Softer Side; Elsa In Danger in 'Edward Mordrake (Part 2)'

The spooks and chills continue in the 'American Horror Story: Freak Show." In the next episode entitled "Edward Mordrake (Part 2)," it has been reported that fans might see another side of John Carroll Lynch's Twisty the Clown.

Pat Robertson: Brittany Maynard Shouldn’t Kill Herself Because “God Can Heal Anything”

Brittany Maynard (below) is the 29-year-old with brain cancer who has chosen to kill herself in a few days so that she can die with dignity before the disease takes away everything that she believes makes life worth living. Pat Robertson...Show More Summary

Texas Executes Miguel Paredes; 'I'm at Peace,' Inmate Says Before Dying

The state of Texas executed its tenth prisoner this year on Tuesday, Oct. 28; before dying, Miguel Paredes said he was at peace with his life.

No One Expected This Homeless Man to Do This When He Stepped Up to The Piano – WOW! (VIDEO)

A homeless man named Ryan has been living on the streets for about 30 years now. He has been homeless almost his whole life. But, that doesn't mean God has not blessed him with an amazing gift.

Obama's Birth Control Mandate Redo Still Losing in Courts; Ave Maria University Gets Temporary Exemption

A federal court in Florida has granted a Catholic academic institution injunctive relief from having to pay fines for refusing to comply with the federal government's birth control mandate.

Solemn Requiem Mass - St. Agnes, New York

This announcement comes to us via the Catholic Artists Society: Solemn Requiem Mass, co-sponsored with the New York Purgatorial Society and the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny, will be offered next Thursday, November 6th at the Church of St. Show More Summary

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