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First Order (F)

First Order (F) A continuation of "First Order (E)" Terry Dashner ( Exodus 20:7 says, "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain" (KJV) Unreality, vanity, and vain are associated ...

Techniques On How To Meditate Deeply

It used to be that meditation was only used as a discipline technique in the Middle East. This isn't the case anymore. This form of relaxation is now being used by individuals all over the ...

Do People Still Have a Funeral Service If They Are Cremated?

Cremation affords families multiple options for final rituals. A traditional funeral typically includes an imminent funeral service due to the time limitations for viewing a body. However, cremation may be delayed to include a customary funeral. It may also be performed immediately after death. A me

Life of Holiness Was Pursued by St. Jane De Chantal, Despite Family Troubles

Despite the violent death of her husband and great difficulties on the part of her family while living on the estate of her father-in-law, a 17th-century French woman lived a holy life. Her name was St. Jane de Chantal, and she contributed to a spirituality for those in ordinary walks of life that i

25 Days of Christmas 2010 - Day 19

25 Days of Christmas 2010 - Day 19 - Sunday should be a quiet day of rest and contemplation -- even when it's during the Christmas season! Tonight, as a family, we will have a "Silent Night" courtesy of Amy Grant while we gather our energies for next week.

Every Day Say This Prayer

It is important to our mental health that we have hope. We need to have hope that things will change, life will improve our relationships will get better and our lives will stay on the right track. In

Plato's Cave

Plato tells the story of prisoners of war that were held captive in a cave for such a long period of time, they could not remember their lives before their captivity. These men were forced to face the

Types of Muslim Marriages

Islam allows for many different forms of marriage.relaxation image by haemengine from Fotolia.comUnder Islamic law, known as Sharia and considered God's law by Islam, Muslim marriage is a literal contract between couples. While the institution of marriage allows for polygamy, these...

America Calls for the Head of John the Baptist

Calling a spade a spade my cost the Christian ministries a lot in the future if special interest groups get their way. Whether in congress or public policy the few are seeking to muzzle the mouths of the majority of conservative biblical ministers and ministries. This is no new thing but beware this

What Stops Us From Being Apostolic?

Man's traditions are the greatest hindrance to the church walking in apostolic authority. Read more to find out how traditions hinder us.

Study Tools For Bible Study

Bible Study Tools are used to help people strengthen their faith and enhance their knowledge of the bible. It is helpful for people who have temptations to give up their faith, as they haven't made a connection with God.

The Last Amen

A fascinating Midrash relates that in the end of days, after the dead will arise from their graves, G-d will sit in Gan Eden, paradise, and teach Torah. The righteous will be sitting before Him, listening, all the angels and heavenly beings will be standing at G-d's right side, the sun, moon an

Reconnecting with Inner Wisdom

Ever feel like your life's nearly out of control? You've got so many things on your plate that you can't see the plate anymore? You'd like to slow down, but you can see that even ...

Emotions Tinged With Duties

Since Death is a harsh fact of life and inevitably it will come at some stage of our life therefore after proceedings are very important. It is really a very trying time for those near ...

The Stunning Unity Within All Religions

All religions have two aspects -- an external teaching and an internal teaching. The external teaching describes historical events, and asks people to (1) believe that the history is accurate, (2) have faith in various ...

Mom's Angel

Sometimes answered prayers are delivered by angels, straight from heaven to Earth...

Cheese Grater

Did you know you can use non-magical items from around your house and yard in magical workings? Lets take a look at some of the ways our readers have suggested using a cheese grater in spellwork and ritual!

What Are the Living Conditions Like in Lurigancho Prison?

Completed in 1968, Lurigancho Prison in Lima, Peru, was designed to hold about 1,600 inmates. As of 2007, according to a report by the International Committee of the Red Cross, it held around 11,000. As a result of this overcrowding, Lurigancho has become a controversial subject in local politics a