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27 “Pro-Choice” Ohio Democrats Vote Against Places Helping Women Choose Life

In theory, “pro-choice” supposedly means respecting the choice of pregnant women to carry their pregnancy to term or to have an abortion practitioner kill their baby in an abortion. So why did 27 “pro-choice” Democrats in Ohio vote against pregnancy centers that help women choose life? That’s what happened in the Ohio House of Representatives […]

What it Means to be Vulnerable

It’s a fact of life that you can’t truly form a relationship with at least some degree of vulnerability. You have to open up at some point or another. This has been one of those particular problems for me and as I get older I’m slowly learning how to let people in. The truth of […]

Student Creates 3D Printer Hand and Gives 7-Year-Old a New Grip on Life

Prosthetic limbs can cost thousands of dollars. For children born with missing parts of limbs, this can sometimes mean learning to work around their disability rather than having the chance at achieving the full use of a limb. But not for Holden Mora. The post Student Creates 3D Printer Hand and Gives 7-Year-Old a New Grip on Life appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Season 2, Episode 7: How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the changing world of book publishing. If you are an author—or an aspiring author—this episode is for you. I am always surprised by how many people have either written or want to write […]

2015 Subaru Legacy 3.6R: An enthusiast can grow into a family man

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Getting older means making changes in your life. You marry the person you love, you start a family, and you have to make changes. One of those changes might mean selling your beloved car for something a bit more practical. Read more...

Why God Makes More Sense than Atheism

After two centuries of the tug-of-war between science and religion, it's clear science occupies the dominant position. It has passed the "So what?" test, meaning that science as applied to practical daily life has been immensely more important to modern people than God. Show More Summary

5 Questions that Will Test Your Sense of Meaning in Life

The need to find meaning in your life might not be something you ponder on a daily basis but it lies at the root of your sense of worth. By answering these 5 questions, you can measure your progress toward that ultimate source of happiness. read more

A clearer day in my mind

Novemeber. So far into it already. Cloudy skies. Expecting snow and the big chill that means a smaller life for a while. Some last minute chores today. A little patch of weather, of vision, of hope, of clarity. Oh, a...

Do You Know Your Purpose?

Stop pursuing the Meaning of Life. Find your Meaning in Life! I recently re-read Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning. Frankl, a psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, explains not so much the graphic horrors of his time in concentration...Show More Summary

Bodhicitta: The Nectar of Immortality

In Sanskrit, the word amrita means “immortality.” In traditional Indian mythology, amrita is the nectar or “sweet dew” of the gods that grants immortal life. Amrita appears in different contexts within Buddhism. It might be water or food that is blessed through the act of chanting, or it may be a sacramental drink taken at [...]

How To Get Five Days Out Of Your Smartwatch's Battery

We usually have the luxury of regular charging for our electronic devices, which means that atrocious battery life isn’t necessarily a terrible thing for super-thin phones, tablets and smartwatches. But there are some times when youShow More Summary

Liam Payne Isn’t A Confident Shopper

Just because Liam Payne is a member of the biggest boy band on the planet doesn’t mean he’s confident in every single aspect of his life. Although fans may have a difficult time swallowing this information, but Payne struggles with inner turmoil from time to time. Show More Summary

Eek! Climate Change “…Might Cost Us…Chocolate”

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale A GlobalPost article by Sara Yasin includes the latest climate change and global warming scare. The headline: Our love for things that cause climate change could mean the end of life with chocolate. After a typical climate-change lead-in, the article reads: But now, it looks like our inability to address…

In Gambia, Being LGBT Now Means Torture, Life in Jail

The west African nation has been cracking down on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people — and will now throw away the key for those convicted of "aggravated homosexuality." read more

Giveaway: $200 IKEA Gift Card

Post by Suzee Skwiot. Hectic mornings are the stuff of family life and provide some of the most beautiful, heartwarming memories. But most often, they also mean stressful and rushed moments. And the bathroom is the most critical spot for a stress-free morning. Show More Summary

The secret life of passwords

6 days agoOdd : Kottke.org

Ian Urbina writes about what passwords mean to people beyond gaining access to emails or bank balances. I began asking my friends and family to tell me their passwords. I had come to believe that these tiny personalized codes get a bum rap. Show More Summary

‘PBS Idea Channel’ Explores Whether ‘Too Many Cooks’ Says Something About the Meaning of Life

6 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

PBS Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta explores whether Adult Swim‘s popular parody “Too Many Cooks” says something about the meaning of life in the show’s latest episode. Specifically, Rugnetta turns to Albert Camus and absurdism to discuss the nature of such things. Adult Swim’s “Too Many Cooks” is awesome, bizarre, and like so many other […]

The Secret Life of Passwords

We despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts.

Single? Here Are 9 Ways to Enrich Your Own Life!

Just because you choose to live a single life doesn’t mean you have to feel alone! There are a lot of reasons to remain single these days, and many women are happy to do so. Unfortunately, other people often view single women with pity or misunderstanding. They think single women sit home every night eating […]

Happy Birthday, Ted Turner: The Media Pioneer and Philanthropist on Religion, the Meaning of Life, and His 10 “Voluntary Initiatives” in Place of the Commandments

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