The late Farley would have made a great agent. Tom Cruise was not the first actor to heroically hold onto an airplane as it flies off the runway. And the typical action scenes of a Hollywood blockbuster are easily interchangeable. Some...Show More Summary
Salon talks to author Judy Brown about her new memoir, "This Is Not a Love Story"
On this date in 1629, Spanish Dominican Louis Bertran was burned at Omura, Japan for evangelizing, along with two Japanese-born converts known as Mancius of the Holy Cross and Peter of the Holy Mother of God. Bearing the Gospel to the far-flung corners of the globe was sort of the family business: Bertran’s more famous […]
Jaime King looks on with joy while introducing her newborn son Leo Thames to his godmother, Taylor Swift. “My loves meet. Baby boy Leo Thames and his God Mother = Bliss,” the 36-year-old Hart of Dixie captioned the photo on her Instagram account. Taylor posted the same photo with the caption, “Meeting my boy:)” Taylor [...]
Botafogo Bay and Sugarloaf | Photo by Higor de Padua Vieira Neto My first book, Dancing with the Devil in The City of God: Rio de Janeiro on The Brink launches on Tuesday; Wednesday will be my first public reading at Boston's Porter Square Books. Show More Summary
What kind of an interior life can a mother of three children have who is doing all her own work on a farm with wood fires to tend and water to pump? Or the grandmother either?[...]How to lift the heart to God, our first beginning and...Show More Summary
Video Emerges Of Mentally Ill Mother Abusing Newborn Baby WTF?!? Via NYDailyNews A disturbing video shows a 19-day-old Memphis boy’s harrowing ordeal as he was violently thrown to the ground by his mom, who prayed, chanted and asked another
Could it be the next kale? The quest to engineer the mother of all superfoods that scientists describe as "like God's vegetable." It sounds like the holy grail of vegetables. Packed with iron, calcium, magnesium, and protein, a type of seaweed called dulse also happens to taste like bacon. Show More Summary
What makes a mother a mother? This is the question at the heart of Amy Seek's provocative, emotionally resonant new memoir, "God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother."
NEW HAVEN, CT—In a startling discovery that sheds new light on the woman Christians revere as the mother of their Lord and Savior, researchers at Yale Divinity School announced Monday that the Blessed Virgin Mary was in fact God’s second choice to bear His only son. Show More Summary
Though unseen and unheard, he orchestrates the details of our lives—even when they are falling apart. O ne of my earliest memories is of holding my mother’s hand on my first day of school. I was so nervous as I entered the classroom that I wouldn’t let go. Show More Summary
This is one of the most terrifying things we've ever seen. Like, what? Introducing our new mascot, designed by @davidshrigley, Kingsley. pic.twitter.com/78HQuQCUI8 — PartickThistle FC (@ThistleTweet) June 22, 2015 The new mascot, who...Show More Summary
Said Felicia Sanders to Dylann Roof, who listened by video feed and could be seen standing, noy moving, looking blank. Felicia Sanders is the mother of victim Tywanza Sanders, the first of the 9 persons Roof shot. According to this account in The Washington Post, Tywanza, 26, was the first person Roof shot, but not the first person Roof targeted. Show More Summary
In the "Canticle of the Creatures," Saint Francis of Assisi praises God for the majesty of His creation, saying "all praise be yours, my Lord, through our Sister Mother Earth, who sustains us and governs us." It is an inspiring reminder...Show More Summary
Maybe there's no better way to die than to die in church. You don't have to worry about what those nine beloved children of God who were shot at Mother Emmanuel AME. They went home. Our faith tells us they are with God in glory. There might be no more perverse thing than to shoot people in a sanctuary. Show More Summary
I have read a great many parenting books in my quarter century as a mother...philosophies, theories, how-tos, how-NOT-tos...but the God's honest truth is my five children have been reared by a woman who has mastered the art of child rearing through trial-and-error. Show More Summary
Invoking his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, and his reverence for God's creation — "our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains us" — Pope Francis has published a long-awaited environmental treatise, calling the Christian faithful to action on climate change, clean water and sustainable development, while blasting the developed world's "throwaway...
"I guess I was going to quit singing. I was very drained," he said."I was playing a lot of songs I didn’t want to play. I was singing words I didn’t really want to sing. I don’t mean words like ‘God’ and ‘mother’ and ‘President’ and ‘suicide’ and ‘meat cleaver.’ I mean simple little words like ‘if’ and ‘hope’ and ‘you.’... Show More Summary
Recently a number of priests in the Church of England publically called for changes in the church’s liturgies to include references to God as a female and mother alongside the traditional male designations. From Christian Today: Proclaiming "Jesa Christa, crucified" is among the liturgical changes that could help lessen abuse of power in the Church, […]