Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dr. Alan Ravitz: Disconnect: A Movie About All of Us

* http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=CaBXUdGfCMvvigLz8YD4Cw&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=fyjsbYbWb2F78M%3A%3B-MCWPFkClXWjiM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252F1.bp.blogspot.com%252F_bGXlo8YutLY%252FTSIoAglqSnI%252FAAAAAAAAAMQ%252FYvdCbWlbGHU%252Fs1600%252Funtitled.bmp%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fbakezilla1.blogspot.com%252F%3B1023%3B767 be true to yourself More be true to yourself http://media.photobucket.com/user/frankiesgirl08/media/202359icrjtkdwc6.gif.html?filters%5Bterm%5D=be%20true%20to%20yourself&filters%5Bprimary%5D=images&filters%5Bsecondary%5D=videos&sort=1&o=12#/user/supafly_2008/media/staytrue.jpg.html?filters%5Bterm%5D=be%20true%20to%20yourself&filters%5Bprimary%5D=images&filters%5Bsecondary%5D=videos&sort=1&o=12&_suid=136469667022708475426616455773 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=EJ9XUbnFEujKigLjxYBg&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=k1CzSVLamc7qDM%3A%3BARW9STH2OhC2uM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Ffarm9.staticflickr.com%252F8182%252F7989021858_0fe03f20db_z.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.flickr.com%252Fphotos%252Fvictorianevland%252F7989021858%252F%3B427%3B640 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=fp9XUcODHaKRiAKmoIG4Cg&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=pbagp_ex5-IUQM%3A%3Bb6XIXwhhv8kRUM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ailmentsexposed.com%252Fattachment.php%253Fattachmentid%253D47%2526d%253D1283547852%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.ailmentsexposed.com%252Fmembers%252Fsunshine.html%3B600%3B450 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=xJ9XUdeOEYXEigLs3oDABw&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=jvol10Ra6_8FiM%3A%3BeOyeHR5QrrdXFM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fdancewithtruth.files.wordpress.com%252F2011%252F11%252Feagleatdawn.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fdancewithtruth.wordpress.com%252F2011%252F11%252F20%252Fbeing-true-to-your-spirit%252F%3B520%3B297 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=dKBXUZLIPOWgiAKxwoDIDw&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=2j7SvtnjUh-CfM%3A%3BmPV5UmJgsj8w-M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252F3.bp.blogspot.com%252F-DKgqSliAXXA%252FTzayTpusLVI%252FAAAAAAAAHX0%252FJwCiuyRV1k0%252Fs1600%252Fglitterblow.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.funnyfacebeauty.com%252F2012%252F02%252Fbeauty-quote-of-week-58.html%3B500%3B334 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=xqBXUcaJG8XNigLa4YGYCw&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=PURn3rh8UtixPM%3A%3BCZ5wYqyrt4Nj1M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Frsrc.psychologytoday.com%252Ffiles%252Fimagecache%252Fcollection-feature%252Farticle%252F2008%252F04%252F21307-39767.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.psychologytoday.com%252Fmagazine%252Farchive%252F2008%252F05%3B310%3B180 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=DKFXUaauGuGCjAK6r4DgCA&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=fdo2O8BubejnZM%3A%3BtWcENKdTUB1HHM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fobaitori.typepad.com%252F.a%252F6a0120a5e00f60970c0154356164b2970c-800wi%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fobaitori.typepad.com%252Fobaitori%252F2011%252F09%252Finspiring-women.html%3B640%3B480 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=W6FXUc_uCIepiALnloG4CQ&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=bGU_Akk0ZzF8YM%3A%3B5OG_TMSDdhDoPM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fmedia.tumblr.com%252Ftumblr_m58za0rtK11qkynm4.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fsimplyorthodox.tumblr.com%252Fpost%252F24605762073%3B500%3B333 http://www.google.com/search?q=be+true+to+oneself+images&hl=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=qaFXUd2BNaL0iQKXsIGYDw&ved=0CDEQsAQ&biw=1336&bih=936#imgrc=Ne6m6Op7p93foM%3A%3BT04FQhryAp9TYM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fmedia.tumblr.com%252Ftumblr_lxleatzpP91qkynm4.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fsimplyorthodox.tumblr.com%252Fpost%252F15623510422%3B400%3B250 * * * http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-ravitz-md/disconnect-movie-review_b_2981991.html?utm_hp_ref=arts&ir=Arts * Disconnect, a film directed by Henry Alex Rubin and written by Andrew Stern, is incredibly … Continue reading

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Hope Arises

* http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=jesus+easter+images&qpvt=jesus+easter+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=8C8F308F1F3B2073CB2DD089455842E5E1F64E58&selectedIndex=62 * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+hope+arises+easter&qpvt=images+hope+arises+easter&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=08AFD47D634C15FF322E9AFB18420931E2643E6F&selectedIndex=3 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+hope+arises+easter&qpvt=images+hope+arises+easter&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=ED6EFA6695878C74BAA9BC82F4EE7D6B6B45BB87&selectedIndex=30 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+hope+arises+easter&qpvt=images+hope+arises+easter&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=61A3FA1E08DD3EEC6EE32648A9542209D943E25D&selectedIndex=21 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+hope+arises+easter&qpvt=images+hope+arises+easter&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=ED6EFA6695878C74BAA95294EA0B52E66B941D7A&selectedIndex=46   * http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ruth-hawleylowry/love-one-another-even-those-who-hate_b_2966825.html?utm_hp_ref=religion * Love One Another — Even Those Who Hate * These past weeks I read what friends have written about gay marriage, gun rights, gun violence, personal rights, etc.  I … Continue reading

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In praise of angels Hiram & Kimi Simeona — Social Gospel’s Matthew 5/Isaiah 58/Galatians 6:2/Micah 6:8

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+social+gospel&qpvt=images+social+gospel&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=93929E75DDEEDBE77CE0647385F0E7593FBA32E8&selectedIndex=58 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+social+gospel&qpvt=images+social+gospel&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=D0020D83F403BD78229AA5A4229D367562D5BA50&selectedIndex=17 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+social+gospel&qpvt=images+social+gospel&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=A727ED3C2CBA9D2154EC815102666D8F582735CE&selectedIndex=35 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+social+gospel&qpvt=images+social+gospel&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=CFAED365BA36CF2AE04081D941B8CF07B3F85E35&selectedIndex=67 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+social+gospel&qpvt=images+social+gospel&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=E32DB47F184AA0DF1D7B9DBA03D6B9168DF71B43&selectedIndex=73 * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell%27s_Kitchen,_Manhattan    Hell’s Kitchen amid the selfishness of capitalism * * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gospel_of_Wealth * *  http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=blessed+are+the+meek+images&qpvt=blessed+are+the+meek+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=0BFE259C6A61BA37BA7392D57C7F089014BC903F&selectedIndex=10 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=blessed+are+the+meek+images&qpvt=blessed+are+the+meek+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=C87D7734B418EF5501BE0679F22E9F6FAA9A5ACA&selectedIndex=8 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+isaiah+58%3a10&qpvt=images+isaiah+58%3a10&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=88E8E0F36000FD0F72B7CF908880A17BF4E5C052&selectedIndex=3 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=galatians+6%3a2+images&qpvt=galatians+6%3a2+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=50A7897A1C554B307AEA5AFA8967276818DD74FC&selectedIndex=8 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=micah+6%3a8+images&qpvt=micah+6%3a8+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=685696362D15A9C033E2CBA5B790303DC9E2952F&selectedIndex=12 * * * Beautiful agents of Divinity/Providence Hiram and Kimi Simeona lovingly bear a “burden” of … Continue reading

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Alyssa Silva: He’s heavy (full of love), he’s my brother, baby!

      http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+loving+siblings&qpvt=images+loving+siblings&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=03DD06423759C5DEDA88967EFFC20129BB138FB5&selectedIndex=426     * http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alyssa-silva/for-my-brother_b_2951276.html *  My name is Alyssa Silva and I am a 22-year-old aspiring writer. When I was five-months- old, I was diagnosed with a disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. It is a debilitating … Continue reading

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Donna Schaper’s Defense of Jesus Act

* http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+defense+of+jesus+act&qpvt=images+defense+of+jesus+act&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=2FFB574517A56268ECDF6796E13DFA40E4EB6DA8&selectedIndex=16 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+defense+of+jesus+act&qpvt=images+defense+of+jesus+act&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=D5C5A310FF2FDB67E5294F6999CACB1E36FC18A4&selectedIndex=78 * * http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-schaper/preaching-against-doma_b_2955151.html?utm_hp_ref=religion * This week I could refine my Easter messages. Or my Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service.  I could surely sign more petitions about gun control or work harder on getting a date with … Continue reading

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Isabel Kaplan: Biblical Miriam: Without Miriam, there is no Moses, no free Jews, no us

* http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+biblical+miriam&qpvt=images+biblical+miriam&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=109D12759F98D1560B527C7E0638B7FDA182E4BB&selectedIndex=104     * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+biblical+miriam&qpvt=images+biblical+miriam&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=40B24415D71BD0ABCAB38B0BDA5B627195037CDB&selectedIndex=13 * * http://www.jewishjournal.com/passover/article/four_questions_of_miriam * Miriam striking a tambourine to celebrate the safe crossing of the Red Sea. Anselm Friedrich Feuerbach, 1862 Oil on canvas, 102 x 81 cm, Nationalgalerie, Berlin\ * The name “Miriam” … Continue reading

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Authenticity calls out to us when we overstep our ordinary, mortal selfhood in acts of presumption, hubris, self-absorption, blithe narcissism, wanton selfishness, indecency and other such interpersonal indignities — Steven Kalas

* http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=walk+in+authenticity+images&qpvt=walk+in+authenticity+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=989202E78328D6D3E5FF41D88070A94D4FBA30D0&selectedIndex=85 * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=walk+in+authenticity+images&qpvt=walk+in+authenticity+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=BF06BE4D7503BC71B7F6904A02ED9E66BCAFBEC7&selectedIndex=51 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=walk+in+authenticity+images&qpvt=walk+in+authenticity+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=C9BC7E618BDCA5A61EFA5A9D3105326946809D72&selectedIndex=125 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=walk+in+authenticity+images&qpvt=walk+in+authenticity+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=D2FEF087E3D7CC89270142F95D8D2F12611FE432&selectedIndex=112 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=authenticity+of+character+images&qpvt=authenticity+of+character+images&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=7C5B40C04AE507A3E3DEF75203FEC312C0126169&selectedIndex=131 * * * * * * * * http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/steven-kalas/shame-one-word-two-very-different-ideas * Humiliation is a terrible teacher, extracting a terrible price. Even when the issue is truly one of justice and right … well, humiliation … Continue reading

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