"Almost everything: all external expectations, all pride all fear of embarrassment or failure. These things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose."
"For the typical Protestant church member middle class commitments to family, career, and standard of living are so strong that the church commitment is largely instrumental to them and contingent on whether the church appears to serve them. As a result, many local churches tend to become instruments for achieving middle class interests, whether or not these interests can be defended in New Testament terms."
Is anyone else having a problem accessing the individual months on blogs’ archives pages? No matter which browser I use, when I click on the archive area„ the months do not appear like they did just the other day.
Also, if anyone knows how to report this issue, please let me know. Perhaps we could reblog this until this problem is recognized.
Written and directed by Atom Egoyan, the movie Ararattells the story of a young man whose life was changed while making a film about the Armenian genocide in Turkey during 1915. Over one million Armenians were brutally slaughtered by the Turks on the…