Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gay marriage: why corporations are coming out against DOMA – The Christian Science Monitor

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  “We are proud of our longstanding commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal treatment of all our employees within our benefits programs,” David Rodriguez, executive vice president of Marriott, said in a statement. “Joining the Business Coalition for DOMA Repeal affirms that commitment, and we urge Congress to pass this important legislation.” “Proposition 8 inflicts real harm on businesses who… Read more »

Thy Will

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    All Christian churches have one bond of unity, one nucleus or point of convergence, one prayer, – the Lord’s prayer.  It is matter for rejoicing that we unite in love, and in this sacred petition with every praying assembly on earth, – “Thy kingdom come.  Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.”   Mary… Read more »

The Rainbow Summits Project: Why I’m Going to the Top of the World for LGBTQ Youth – Special Edition – 02/28/2013

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  It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hilary   The Rainbow Summits Project: Why I’m Going to the Top of the World for LGBTQ Youth Posted: 02/27/2013 11:35 am The Huffington Post Cason Crane Mountain climber   When I was a junior in high school, one of my friends and classmates committed suicide. This tragedy… Read more »

Leaving it to God—or to chance? By Tom Taffel

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  Web Original Leaving it to God—or to chance? By Tom Taffel From The Christian Science Journal – January 21, 2013 As an undergraduate at Rochester Institute of Technology, I was required to take a course in statistical analysis.  Although the course was rather forgettable, one concept intrigued me: “Poisson Probability,” the work of Siméon-Denis Poisson in the 1830s.  Poisson was a… Read more »

“I’d like to thank the Academy…”

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  New York World, December, 1900 Insufficient Freedom To my sense, the most imminent dangers confronting the coming century are: the robbing of people of life and liberty under the warrant of the Scriptures; the claims of politics and of human power, industrial slavery, and insufficient freedom of honest competition; and ritual, creed, and trusts in place of the Golden… Read more »

Bless These Hands by Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck

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    Bless These Hands By Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck, I Universe, (Psalm 90:17) 7,7,7,7   Bless these hands, O Lord, that work In the vineyard day by day; May they never idly shirk From the tasks within the Way.   Keep my motives pure and clear, Keep my heart in loving Grace; Keep me from all doubt and fear,… Read more »

Spiritual navigation – Josh Niles from Boise, Idaho

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  Thank you Josh for such a ‘personalised” message, it felt like you were speaking to us as individuals, walking right along with you. A beautiful message and a simple analogy. One that sticks in thought and we can take along with us each day. Thank you! Merelyn  02/22/2013                   YOUR DAILY… Read more »

TIM TEBOW DECIDES NOT TO VISIT CONTROVERSIAL CHURCH – Special Edition

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  “While I was looking forward to sharing a message of hope and Christ’s UNCONDITIONAL LOVE with the faithful members of the historic First Baptist Church of Dallas in April, due to new information that has been brought to my attention, I have decided to CANCEL my upcoming appearance. I will continue to use the platform God has blessed me… Read more »

Learning to Share

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  “Millions of unprejudiced minds—simple seekers for Truth, weary wanderers, athirst in the desert—are waiting and watching for rest and drink. Give them a cup of cold water in Christ’s name, and never fear the consequences.” Mary Baker Eddy 1:19 Equal Education, (View The Video) It Gets Better by itgetsbettercapetown•1 year ago•411 views A small group of University of Cape Town students… Read more »

President Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney and former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell Speak Out – Special Edition

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  “Freedom means freedom for everyone.” Dick Cheney 1:23 Respect for Marriage by AmericanEqualRights•20 hours ago•44 views   0:31 Respect For Marriage– Leadership by RespectForMarriage•3 days ago•46,413 views     Same-Sex Marriage Group Launches $1 Million Campaign The Huffington Post  |  By Mollie ReillyPosted: 02/20/2013 12:57 am EST  |  Updated: 02/20/2013 1:33 am EST   The Respect for Marriage Coalition, a group that supports same-sex marriage, is launching… Read more »