Gary Younge’s recent editorial in The Guardian looks back on collective American attitudes and behaviors since September 11, 2001. Many of the points he makes are strikingly similar to those I made in a sermon on September 11, 2005, despite the fact that six years separate the two commentaries and that his betrays no religious conviction. His piece leaves me wondering…Continue
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Buddhist monks from South Korea have crossed into North Korea for a ceremony to honour an ancient Buddhist relic.
Thirty seven monks made the journey to mark the 1000th anniversary of scriptural carving.
The monks are the first civilians to make the trip to North Korea since two…Continue
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Wise people serve others, putting the needs of others above their own. The ultimate result will be that you find more happiness.
Kemtic Federation and Faith
This summer, I attended a John Legend concert with a few friends. At this concert, he sang one of my favorite songs, called “Ordinary People.” All the way home from that concert, I sang the chorus at the top of my lungs as I played that song over and over again loud enough to drown out my own singing. “We’re just ordinary people, we don’t know which way to go. ‘Cause we’re ordinary people, maybe we should take it…Continue
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The Philippines is in many ways the perfect place to explore the complexities surrounding the relationship between faith and globalization, both past and present.
As a society deeply influenced historically by Spanish, Indonesian, Malaysian and indigenous…
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by Vineet Chander
from Huffington Post
Sri Ganesh (also spelled Ganesa) is considered the lord of new beginnings. From the homemaker beginning her day, to the business owner commencing his account ledger, to the Bollywood director beginning the first scene of a movie shoot — they all turn to Ganesh. …Continue
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