Pope Francis Calls Out Those Who Pursue Eternal Youth- Says it is Delusional to Try to Stop the Natural Passage of Time
Pope FrancisKorea.net / Korean Culture and Information Service, CC BY-SA 2.0. Recently, Pope Francis spoke during his weekly general audience, stating, "The concept of stopping time - of wanting eternal youth, unlimited well-being, absolute power - is not only impossible, it is delusional." Instead, Pope Francis calls on individuals to see the passing of time from the Christian perspective as a promise, not a threat. [i]
iCarly Star Jennette McCurdy Says That She Couldn't Get Too Close To Cosgrove, Because She Doesn't Believe In God
By MingleMediaTVNetwork - Jennette McCurdy, CC BY-SA 2.0,. The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following:Insider and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.
Opinion: Religion Weaponized When Body Shaming Women
I was fifteen years old when I was informed that men would be tempted by my body and it was a dangerous weapon that I should shield from their eyes, lest I cause them to lust. Let me backtrack for a moment.
Opinion: A Church in Texas Performed an Anti-Gay, Christian Version of Hamilton
I guess you could say that The Door church in McAllen did not throw away its shot. This past weekend, the church decided to put on a free and unauthorized production of the Broadway hit Hamilton. They posted the invite publicly to the Eventbrite website, marketed to all of the masses they could reach, and leapt headfirst into a world of questionable decisions.
Opinion: I Want My Kids Protected from Predatory Religions at Schools
There has been a huge debate raging in the United States as to what kind of materials should be considered “inappropriate” for schools. Some states have even passed broadly worded laws to prevent the discussion of certain topics. Recently, the Supreme Court decided in support of a football coach who conducted “voluntary” prayer.
A Couple Claims to Be Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene Reincarnated
Self-claimed Jesus Christ and Mary MagdaleneDivine Truth/ WIKI CC-BY-3.0 Not every day do you hear that the Messiah, Jesus Christ, is here on earth with us, living and thriving in the 21st century. But, while it might be too much to take in, AJ Miller and his wife Mary Luck believe that Mr. Miller is Jesus Christ himself while his wife Mary is none other than Mary Magdalene herself.
New York University Scientist Explores Link Between Religion & Science
A coexistence between religion and science is possible – thanks to the study of a New York University scientist.(bjdlzx/iStock) Wiley Library shares a review by James Clark Davidson. The review covers New York University Press’ Renny Thomas’ research on “The Transformation of Christianity in Red and Blue America” by George Yancey and Ashlee Quosigk.
History's Most Expensive Painting is a Mysterious Portrait of Jesus Christ
The Salvator Mundi, history's most expensive paintingWIKI/Public Domain. In 2017, the art world was captivated by a mystery. The Salvator Mundi (meaning Saviour of the World in English) was bought by a mystery buyer for over $450 million. The painting, which measures 26 inches, is a half-figure portrait of Jesus Christ attributed to the Italian renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. What was so shocking to the art world was that the painting had broken all previous records of any painting sold as it became the most expensive piece of art in history.
Global Event Promotes Pursuit of Peace -2022 “Pursue Peace” Convention Unites 239 Countries in More Than 500 Languages
Misael and Jennifer Montemayor - Sarasota, FLJehovah's Witnesses US Branch. Against the tragic backdrop of a historic conflict in Europe, Sarasota will unite with millions around the globe to promote the timely theme “Pursue Peace” as they participate in a six-part annual event scheduled for July and August, 2022.
Global Event Promotes Pursuit of Peace - 2022 “Pursue Peace” Convention Unites 239 Countries in More Than 500 Languages
Against the tragic backdrop of a historic conflict in Europe, Naples will unite with millions around the globe to promote the timely theme “Pursue Peace” as they participate in a six-part annual event scheduled for July and August, 2022.
Opinion: The Only Way to Protect Our Children Is to Ban Religion From Schools
It shouldn’t be controversial to say that parents have a right to know what materials teachers give their children at public schools. The Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow “voluntary” prayer raises a lot of questions.
Science Proves the Biblical Event When the Sun Stopped For Joshua
Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still upon GibeonJohn_Martin/ Wiki Public Domain. According to the Old Testament version of the bible, one of the greatest miracles happened as Joshua, who was engaged in a battle against Canaan, asked God to stop the sun and the moon so that his army may continue fighting and accomplish victory.
Spirituality and Fashion - Free Verse Poem
"The cloth is like the light vapors of dawn" Yuan Chwang - Chinese Traveler to India. When navigating one’s life throughout our individual spiritual journeys one might begin to notice that religious “Teachers” and Spiritual “Masters” just dress weirdly. Daca Muslin Fabric with Birkenstock sandals and no underwear has been a trending fashion statement. Are we linking “enlightenment” to fashion? Must my “soul” be wrapped in cotton? Can I channel, heal, manifest, pray, or do T’ai Chi more effectively if I dress in Daca Muslin?
Opinion: Christians Want to Stop Children From Praying to the God of Their Choice
It always bothers me when people tell the lie that children aren’t allowed to pray at school. When you think about it, it’s a completely absurd thing to say. There’s absolutely no way to stop a child from praying. We don’t have machines that can read minds. There’s no way to know what a student is thinking about.
She spent nine years raised in a cult
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. Many people think of a cult as a group blindly following a leader, leading them to doom. However, I'm here to tell you that not all cults are like that. Some cults are more subtle and live in and amongst everyday people. So you may be surprised to find that you know cult members.
Man tricks woman into praying 'for her sin of being divorced' at a casino
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. I have to admit, I spent my late twenties in the throes of gambling addiction. It was just so exciting until I lost all my savings and maxed out my credit cards. That made things a bit less exciting.
Opinion: I’d Like to See More Love and Tolerance from the American Christian Community
Many people express the opinion that the troubles in our society come from a lack of traditional values. I think the opposite is true. I believe that much of the division and hatred in our culture stems from intolerant beliefs that are spread by individuals of religious faith.
Ancient Manuscript Claims Jesus of Nazareth Lived in a Japanese Village for 106 years
The burial ground to what some claim is Jesus' final resting placeJensen Walker/WIKIMEDIA. According to a mysterious Japanese manuscript called the Takenouchi documents, everything we know of Jesus Christ is wrong. The documents state that Jesus visited Japan when he was twenty-one to study theology from a Shinto priest.
Opinion: The Supreme Court's Decision Opens the Door to Prayers in School from Other Religions
The United States has effectively relied on the separation of church and state for a reason. Until recently, substantial restrictions were in place designed to protect children from being indoctrinated by religions other than their faith.