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  • [Vanity] We Have a Dedication Request

    09/13/2015 3:41:41 PM PDT · by TBP · 6 replies
    The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd ^ | Song -- 1965 Post -- Today | Of the Post? Me Of the Song? Newley and Bricusse
    "Look at that face, just look at it..."
  • Modern church reflects traditional values [Catholic Caucus]

    02/09/2014 5:40:06 PM PST · by Salvation · 48 replies
    Catholic Sentinel,org ^ | 02-01-14 | Clarice Keating
    2/1/2014 5:36:00 PMModern church reflects traditional valuesMembers of St. Edward Parish in Keizer gather for dedication of new church Catholic Sentinel photos by Clarice Keating Father Gary Zerr, pastor of St. Edward Parish, (right) leaves new church during dedication wtih visiting priests. Archbishop Alexander Sample holds the Eucharist aloft in the new St. Edward Church in Keizer. Clarice KeatingOf the Catholic SentinelTo see more photos, log on to KEIZER — A key that opens the main entrance to the newly constructed St. Edward Church here was attached to a large white cross. Archbishop Alexander Sample handed the cross to...
  • Runner logs one mile for every fallen Vietnam Vet

    09/21/2013 9:35:34 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 18 replies ^ | 22-Sep-2013 | staff reporter
    Runner Michael Bowen has finished running over 58,000 miles- one for every US vet who lost his life during the Vietnam War. Bowen, 65 living in Michigan has been running since 1982 despite suffering from colon cancer and having three surgeries on his knees.
  • Faithful Commitment

    03/07/2012 7:13:18 AM PST · by hawkins · 1 replies
    Church of Christ Articles ^ | 3/07/2012 | Travis Main
    Jesus, the messiah of mankind, lived a life in the flesh like no other man. His words and his actions perfectly fit the pattern prescribed by God the Father (John 5:30, John 12:49-50). That all men save Jesus fall short of the Glory of God is factual (Romans 3:23). Yet, many who declare themselves prepared for faithful commitment to God soon find themselves transgressing against their vows to serve him. Their declaration of service comes before considering the cost – their life (Galatians 2:20). Jesus spoke about this in the parable of the sower. Matthew 13:20-21 – And he that...
  • LIVE THREAD: Restoring Honor Rally with Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin 8/28/10

    08/28/2010 5:49:06 AM PDT · by kristinn · 1,429 replies · 7+ views
    Saturday, August 28, 2010 | Kristinn
    The crowd sings God Bless America, 6:30 a.m. August 28, 2010. Photo by Freeper Pete. The rally is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT.Links for live reports and rally main pageC-SPAN showing the rally on cable and live stream.Live stream at Glenn Beck's Facebook page.UStream is also live streaming the rally.Class of '97 Freeper Pete is live Tweeting updates and photos. He has a thread going in BloggersFrog Mom's Live Thread from yesterday.Link to D.C. Traffic cameras. Folks camped out overnight at the Lincoln Memorial for the rally.Live traffic cam - National Mall (on map,...
  • The Rite of [a Catholic Church] Dedication Now [Catholic Caucus]

    08/05/2010 7:57:14 AM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies ^ | not given | not given
    The Rite of Dedication Now The word dedication comes from an intensive form of the Latin verb dicere, to speak. It means "to speak out, to announce, to proclaim."The Rite of Dedication is long, complicated, and anything but a formality. In dedicating a church building, we proclaim with Jacob, "This is the house of God and the gate of Heaven" (Gen. 28,17).And because the Church symbolizes ourselves, we announce that we too are houses in which he dwells.And since this is the Cathedral of the Local Church, it represents all of the members this Local Church who in this dedication...
  • Veteran's Memorial Flag Court

    10/07/2009 5:13:18 AM PDT · by Chicago_Drifter · 1 replies · 296+ views
    On Sunday October 11th at 1:00 PM there will be a dedication of the Veteran's Memorial Flag Court. Which has been constructed as the Eagle Scout project of Clifton Romer. The Public is invited as the Flag Court will be dedicated in ancient form be the Worshipful Master and officers of the Lodge. There will be representatives from various military and veterans organizations present.Odenton Masonic Temple, 1206 Stehlik Drive, Odenton, MD 21113
  • Pal Honours Dress Promise To Fallen Soldier

    09/16/2009 3:49:14 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 32 replies · 1,451+ views
    Sky News ^ | Sky News
    The best friend of a fallen Black Watch soldier has mourned his death wearing a dress and stockings, to honour a pact made with his mate. Barry Delaney kneels weeping as mourners gather at Barnhill Cenetery for the funeral of Black Watch soldier Kevin Elliot.
  • Defense Department Recognizes Dedication to Veterans

    11/18/2008 3:46:24 PM PST · by SandRat · 260+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2008 No one has to tell Dawn Halfaker the value of hiring veterans, especially those disabled in combat. She is one. A U.S. Military Academy at West Point graduate and former Army military police officer, Halfaker was serving in Iraq in 2004 when a rocket-propelled grenade struck her convoy. Critically injured, Halfaker was evacuated from combat to recover at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here. Her right arm was amputated. Two years later, medically retired from the service, she began her job hunt. Nothing seemed to fit, Halfaker said, and she missed the intense environment...

    09/18/2008 12:13:37 PM PDT · by stevek1 · 19 replies · 305+ views
    Atlah Worldwide Church ^ | 9-3-08 | James David Manning, PhD
    BLACK PASTOR ATTACKS OBAMA This hate filled video says it all................
  • America Supports You: Fisher House Dedicated at VA Medical Center

    07/11/2008 5:16:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 72+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2008 More than 400 guests attended a dedication ceremony for the 39th Fisher House recently built on the grounds of Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in Richmond, Va., one of the VAs four Level 1 polytrauma centers. This artists rendering depicts the 16,000 square-foot, 21-suite Fisher House built on the grounds of Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, in Richmond, Va. The 39th Fisher House was dedicated in a ceremony July 10, 2008, at the house. Courtesy of Fisher House Foundation(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. It was an opportunity to be...
  • Three have 'Resolve to Win': Veterans march to rally support for troops overseas

    03/13/2008 12:13:20 PM PDT · by impeachedrapist · 10 replies · 548+ views
    The Herald (NC) ^ | 3/13/06 | Jordan Cooke
    Smithfield Maj. Dennis McCool is no stranger to war. A retired Army officer, McCool, 60, began his 20-year Army career at the height of an unpopular war. His deployment to Vietnam, where more than 58,000 American soldiers died, lasted for several years. I have lived for 38 years with a burden that every Vietnam veteran carries, says McCool, a native of Sanford, Fla. That burden is that we did not win. It was not our fault... Since returning home in December, the trio has embarked on another mission: to rally support for the troops. They set out on March...
  • Navy Seabees Dedication Will Help Iraqis for Decades

    01/16/2008 3:41:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 86+ views
    Cmdr. Frost chats with families at a newly opened primary healthcare clinic. USACE photo by Norris Jones. BAGHDAD — Using his skills as a Navy Seabee, he successfully managed construction projects in some of Baghdad’s most turbulent neighborhoods. Navy Cmdr. Steven Frost is concluding a year-long deployment as the Deputy Commander with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region Central district. His staff oversaw hundreds of construction projects including a new $50 million water treatment plant for Sadr City, hospital and school renovations, new courthouses, fire stations, sewer and water line installations, and road paving. But the work Frost...
  • Former Presidents Carter, Clinton, Bush Join Hundreds for Dedication of Billy Graham Library

    05/31/2007 1:38:09 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies · 768+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2007
    A frail Billy Graham, using a walker and leaning on his son Franklin, was honored Thursday by three former U.S. presidents as they dedicated a museum built to be a "living crusade" that will carry on his work after the minister is gone. The $27 million Billy Graham Library traces the evangelist's journey from farm boy to the most widely heard minister of all time. He befriended every U.S. president since Harry Truman and preached in person to more than 210 million. "This building behind me is just a building," Graham said in brief remarks. "It's an instrument, a tool...
  • Disabled trumpeter, dad steal the show

    12/31/2006 11:35:52 AM PST · by nuconvert · 20 replies · 2,286+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Dec. 31, 2006
    Disabled trumpeter, dad steal the show A member of the Louisville Cardinals marching band -- who is blind and in a wheelchair -- never fails to inspire when he takes the field with the help of his father. BY MICHELLE KAUFMAN The most inspirational team in the Orange Bowl this year, the one that best exemplifies courage and willpower, is not Louisville or Wake Forest. It is the team of Patrick Henry Hughes and his father, Patrick John Hughes, who will perform a feat more remarkable than anything displayed by the extraordinary athletes on the Dolphin Stadium field. Patrick Henry...
  • IF (You'll Be a Man, My Son)

    11/11/2006 7:24:08 PM PST · by madison10 · 31 replies · 11,855+ views
    Edward Bonver's Poetry Lover's Page ^ | Don't know | Rudyard Kipling
    If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can dream -- and not make dreams your master; If you can think -- and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph...
  • Coalition Spokesman Highlights Dedication of Iraqi Troops

    11/09/2006 4:33:17 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 206+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2006 -- Americans must understand the dedication, commitment and sacrifices of Iraqi troops, a top coalition spokesman said yesterday. Iraqi soldiers and police are putting their lives on the line for a democratic, free Iraq, Army Maj. Gen. Bill Caldwell, Multinational Force Iraq spokesman, said in a telephone interview from Baghdad. Coalition forces have trained and equipped about 320,000 Iraqi soldiers and police. This number will reach 355,000 by the end of the year. They are increasingly in the lead in the fight against insurgents and sectarian violence. Last month during Ramadan, when we experienced one...
  • Pulitzer Pictures of the Year (- Fallen Marines Tribute)

    10/09/2006 1:47:08 PM PDT · by US admirer · 48 replies · 4,870+ views
    I received an email that I suspect many on FR will have also. For those who have not, here it is: Last week, while traveling to Chicago on business, I noticed a Marine sergeant traveling with a folded flag, but did not put two and two together. After we boarded our flight, I turned to the sergeant, who'd been invited to sit in First Class (across from me), and inquired if he was heading home. No, he responded. Heading out I asked? No. I'm escorting a soldier home. Going to pick him up? No. He is with me right now....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-05-06, Opt. Dedication, St. Mary Major/Rome

    08/05/2006 9:06:35 AM PDT · by Salvation · 27 replies · 244+ views American Bible ^ | 08-05-06 | New American Bible
    August 5, 2006 Saturday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Saturday 32 Reading 1Jer 26:11-16, 24 The priests and prophets said to the princes and to all the people,This man deserves death;he has prophesied against this city,as you have heard with your own ears.Jeremiah gave this answer to the princes and all the people:It was the LORD who sent me to prophesy against this house and cityall that you have heard.Now, therefore, reform your ways and your deeds;listen to the voice of the LORD your God,so that the LORD will repent of the evil with which he threatens...
  • Pentagon Memorial Dedication Time to Reflect on Lives Lost

    06/15/2006 4:05:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies · 405+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 15, 2006 A ceremony here today marking the start of construction for the Pentagon Memorial will provide "a reminder of why we all do what we do," the Joint Staff's deputy director for regional operations told Pentagon reporters yesterday. The dedication ceremony, set for 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, will honor those killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Army Brig. Gen. Carter Ham said during a Pentagon news briefing. "It's for those who were killed, and their families, that all of us privileged to wear the uniforms of our nation have pledged...
  • Sergeant Re-Enlists After Losing Hand in Iraq IED Attack

    04/16/2006 9:24:23 AM PDT · by stm · 24 replies · 539+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 11, 2006 | Michael Lawhorn
    Returning to her camp near Baghdad, Sgt. 1st Class Juanita Wilson's last supply run turned out very differently than the other missions in her seven-month tour in Iraq.
  • Pentagon Channel to broadcast 1st Cav. OIF memorial dedication (Mark your Calendar)

    04/03/2006 5:19:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 248+ views
    FORT HOOD, Texas (Army News Service, April 3, 2006) The 1st Cavalry Division will commemorate the sacrifice and service of its members during a dedication ceremony of the Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial April 4 at 10 a.m. outside the division headquarters. Located on the east end of the divisions parade field, the memorial honors all troops who have participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom under the First Team. The names of 168 Soldiers who were killed during the division's deployment are etched into polished, black granite panels. The panels are from the same mountain in India used for the Vietnam...
  • One of the best presentations I have ever seen (Vanity)

    02/25/2006 8:57:46 AM PST · by stm · 13 replies · 1,038+ views
    Email from a friend | 25FEB06 | Me
    A very powerful presentation, make sure your speakers are up. You might need to keep some Kleenex nearby. Click Here
  • Top Enlisted Advisor Impressed With Gitmo Troop Quality, Dedication

    11/23/2005 3:21:16 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 303+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Nov 23, 2005 | Kathleen T. Rhem
    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Nov. 23, 2005 At the tail end of his first visit here, the recently appointed senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he's "happy with the quality of people you see here." Army Command Sgt. Maj. William J. "Joe" Gainey said he is impressed with the dedication he witnessed during a brief visit Nov. 22. He told several servicemembers they should take pride in their mission. "Display the pride that you have in your service, because pride is contagious," he told two senior petty officers he met at...
  • Daily Mass Readings, 11-09-05, Feast, Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

    11/09/2005 7:06:00 AM PST · by Salvation · 22 replies · 351+ views American Bible ^ | 11-09-05 | New American Bible
    November 9, 2005Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome Psalm: Wednesday 48 Reading IEz 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 The angel brought meback to the entrance of the temple,and I saw water flowing outfrom beneath the threshold of the temple toward the east,for the faade of the temple was toward the east;the water flowed down from the southern side of the temple,south of the altar.He led me outside by the north gate,and around to the outer gate facing the east,where I saw water trickling from the southern side.He said to me,This water flows into the eastern district down upon...
  • Leaders Highlight Troop Quality, Dedication

    11/03/2005 3:59:57 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 222+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Nov 3, 2005 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2005 The American men and women fighting in Iraq believe in their mission, and the Iraqi people appreciate what the U.S. military has done for them, top military leaders told the House Armed Services Committee here today. Three senior leaders from the Army and Marine Corps who have served multiple tours in Iraq testified at the hearing, titled "Your Troops: Their Story." The leaders spoke about the quality of America's servicemembers and their dedication to duty. "In all of my experiences -- both tours -- in all of the improvised-explosive-device attacks I either observed or came...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-05-05, Opt. Dedication, Basilica St. Mary Major-Rome

    08/05/2005 7:38:49 AM PDT · by Salvation · 28 replies · 503+ views American Bible ^ | 08-05-05 | New American Bible
    August 5, 2005Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Friday 34 Reading IDt 4:32-40 Moses said to the people:"Ask now of the days of old, before your time,ever since God created man upon the earth;ask from one end of the sky to the other:Did anything so great ever happen before?Was it ever heard of? Did a people ever hear the voice of Godspeaking from the midst of fire, as you did, and live?Or did any god venture to go and take a nation for himselffrom the midst of another nation,by testings, by signs and wonders, by war,with his...
  • Gas station clerk hurt in 'drive-off' (taking justice into his hands for second time)

    07/28/2005 8:12:55 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 17 replies · 809+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 7-28-05 | MARA H. GOTTFRIED
    By all accounts, Randall Yungerberg became a gasoline theft vigilante this week. But his attempts to exact justice at the St. Paul gas station where he works left him critically injured Wednesday after he tried to stop a customer reportedly leaving without paying. His head injuries came three days after he was arrested on suspicion of taking a hammer to the car of a customer he suspected of not paying. That customer was arrested after Yungerberg, 49, was punched. While experts advise against going after thieves, some people say they understand how the frustration of standing by could lead some...
  • Not afraid of exams, nor of cancer

    06/24/2005 7:40:52 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 3 replies · 459+ views ^ | June 24, 2005 19:20 IST |
    A 15-year old girl, who fought cancer to appear for her SSC (Secondary School Certifficate) examination in Mumbai has scored 77 per cent marks, but isn't around to celebrate. Vaibhavi, who wrote 'I am going to conquer the disease and not let the disease conquer me' in all her notebooks, lost the battle to cancer in May. But before she breathed her last, Vaibhavi did what she had promised herself and her parents -- she wrote all her papers without any special assistance. The board offered a writer's help and also extra time to finish her papers. She said no...
  • Never Shy, Bolton Brings a Zeal to the Table(A Grenade labeled 'Truest Reaganaut')

    04/30/2005 9:22:01 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 1,233+ views
    NYT ^ | 04/30/05 | SCOTT SHANE May 1, 2005 Never Shy, Bolton Brings a Zeal to the TableBy SCOTT SHANE ASHINGTON, April 30 - In the tumultuous days before John R. Bolton graduated from Yale University in 1970, he and his roommates leaned mattresses against the windows to keep out stray tear gas shells. Colin Braley/ReutersJohn R. Bolton, right, examining a ballot with Judge Charles Burton in Florida during the 2000 recount. Dick Cheney later said that Mr. Bolton deserved anything he wants in the administration. The trial of a top Black Panther in New Haven had ignited riots and set off a national uproar....
  • How to Make Spiritual Progress (Tozer)

    04/02/2005 11:55:29 PM PST · by Choose Ye This Day · 8 replies · 300+ views
    THE COMPLACENCY of CHRISTIANS is the scandal of Christianity. Time is short, and eternity is long. The end of all things is at hand. Man has proved himself morally unfit to manage the world in which he has been placed by the kindness of the Almighty. He has jockeyed himself to the edge of the crater and cannot go back, and in terrible fear he is holding his breath against the awful moment when he will be plunged into the inferno. In the meantime, a company of people exist on the earth who claim to have the answer to all...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-18-04, Opt.St. Rose P. Duchesne, Ded. Bas Sts. Peter&Paul

    11/18/2004 6:23:54 AM PST · by Salvation · 20 replies · 460+ views American Bible ^ | 11-18-04 | New American Bible
    November 18, 2004Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading IRev 5:1-10 I, John, saw a scroll in the right hand of the one who sat on the throne.It had writing on both sides and was sealed with seven seals.Then I saw a mighty angel who proclaimed in a loud voice,"Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earthwas able to open the scroll or to examine it.I shed many tears because no one was found worthyto open the scroll or to examine it.One of the...
  • Veterans... Who Needs Them?

    11/11/2004 12:41:43 PM PST · by Mr.Atos · 2 replies · 221+ views
    My Sandmen ^ | 11.11.04 | Mr.Atos
    In 1974, American author and philosopher, Ayn Rand, was chosen to deliver the Commencement Address to that year's Graduating Class of West Point. The title of the address has come to be known as, Philosophy: Who Needs It? During the course of her speech, Mrs. Rand answered here own question. "Everyone!" She also bestowed on the United States Military, one of the more profound vindications of their existence as has ever been noted. On this Veterans Day, 2004, do let's recall her words, and share her gratitude to the brave men and women who DO NOT sacrifice themselves for...
  • Vote for Bush...the obvious choice. Letter to the editor.

    10/31/2004 9:38:10 PM PST · by ucsd1974 · 6 replies · 458+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 10/31/2004 | Russell Holmes, M.D.
    Fifty-nine years ago my father set foot upon the volcanic ash of Iwo Jima and became part of the bloodiest campaign in Marine Corps history. The enemy was particularly vicious, capable of suicide attacks and dispatching its captives by beheading. Sound familiar? In combat, my father was shot, his wounds were sutured, and he was sent back to join his buddies for more action. There was no time for fanfare or self-promotion. They knew they would soon be island hopping the remaining 660 miles to Tokyo, where it was predicted that millions would die to bring the war to its...
  • Marine dies in Iraq after losing nearly 200 lbs. just to join

    07/11/2004 9:42:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 77 replies · 2,203+ views
    WILDOMAR, Calif. - When Justin Hunt initially tried to join the Marines, the recruiters didn't have a scale that could weigh him. Instead, they estimated the hulking athlete just two years out of high school was more than 150 pounds too heavy to join the service. Hunt didn't let that stop him. He worked out, changed his diet and shed the pounds so he could enlist. Now his family holds on to memories of that year as they mourn the 22-year-old lance corporal, who was killed in an explosion in western Iraq. Hunt and Tucsonan Cpl. Jeff Lawrence served in...

    05/29/2004 9:06:39 AM PDT · by RobFromGa · 856 replies · 1,329+ views
    History Channel ^ | May 29, 2004 | RobFromGa
    Resident historian Steve Gillon and WWII veteran and former Army Ranger Len Lomell join host Josh Binswanger as we transmit live from the dedication in Washington of the National World War II Memorial, which lies between the Washington and Lincoln Monuments. Former Senator Bob Dole, a WWII veteran and Chairman of the WWII Memorial Campaign, will speak, as well as President Bush. ON between 2 and 3:30pm this afternoon. History Channel also on CSPAN at 2pm.
  • Captain has his leg amputated to stay in Marines

    05/26/2004 10:59:25 AM PDT · by Stoat · 29 replies · 321+ views
    The Telegraph (.U.K.) ^ | May 26, 2004 | By Richard Savill
    Captain has his leg amputated to stay in Marines By Richard Savill (Filed: 26/05/2004) A Royal Marines officer who was badly injured in a 1,000ft climbing fall has become the first Commando to return to operational service with an artificial leg after he asked doctors to amputate his limb. Capt Jim Bonney, 26, faced having to leave the Royal Marines and the loss of an active life, including a love of canoeing and climbing, after the fall while on an adventure training exercise in Alaska three years ago. After various operations his right ankle had degenerated to an extent that...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-18-03,Optl St. Rose Duchesne, Ded. Bas'c. Sts. Peter & Paul

    11/18/2003 7:59:37 AM PST · by Salvation · 16 replies · 2,597+ views American Bible ^ | 11-18-03 | New American Bible
    November 18, 2003Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Tuesday 49 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading I2 Macc 6:18-31 Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes,a man of advanced age and noble appearance,was being forced to open his mouth to eat pork. But preferring a glorious death to a life of defilement,he spat out the meat,and went forward of his own accord to the instrument of torture,as people ought to do who have the courage to reject the foodwhich it is unlawful to taste even for love of life. Those in charge of that unlawful ritual meal took...
  • SPEAKERS: SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! Freedom Rally Against Terror and Tyranny, Sat., Oct. 25, 2003 in D.C.

    10/20/2003 8:25:48 PM PDT · by Angelwood · 121 replies · 844+ views
    D.C Chapter of Free Republic ^ | October 20,2003 | Kristinn and Angelwood
    This is the D.C. Chapter's press release for the Freedom Rally Against Terror and Tyranny: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS RALLY WEST FRONT OF CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, D.C. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2003 What: FREEDOM RALLY AGAINST TERROR AND TYRANNY When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER, 25, 2003 - Program runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: West Front of the Capitol Building at 3rd Street on the Mall Organizer: The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic Purpose: To show support for our men and women in uniform serving abroad and at home fighting the war on terrorism, and to give voice to...
  • The Lone Soldier (Will make you cry)

    08/05/2003 6:03:21 AM PDT · by Alouette · 13 replies · 431+ views
    Israel National News (Arutz 7) ^ | Aug. 4, 2003 | Yehudah Hacohen
    The Judean sun beats down, pounding our backs. Sweat covers us, burning our eyes, causing the dirt to stick to us. We are soldiers of Israel. Or at least training to be. It is what G-d wants. I have trouble distinguishing between the blisters and bug bites on my hand. My arms ache and my muscles shiver from over-work. I don't think I can do anymore push-ups. Every so often, HaShem expresses his compassion by sending a cool gentle breeze to refresh us. I close my eyes and smile as I savour G-d's gift. Not only the gift of the...
  • Imitating the Holy Family; Four Traits that Make It Possible

    02/23/2003 8:53:53 PM PST · by Salvation · 11 replies · 1,025+ views ^ | 2-2003 | Jeff Smith
    Imitating the Holy FamilyFour Traits that Make It PossibleBy Jeff SmithLike many parents, every day my wife and I face real and challenging issues in our family. We have two teenage sons and three younger children. Like many families, our children fight and bicker. Sometimes they are loving and kind, but at other times they are disrespectful. Sometimes they resist doing chores and homework.In addition to these very common problems with our children, my wife and I have to balance work and family life, make educational decisions for our kids, track our finances, and work through marital disagreements. This is...
  • Saugus park dedicated to slain sheriff's deputy

    12/10/2002 6:28:56 AM PST · by B Knotts · 2 replies · 267+ views
    San Gabriel Valley News ^ | 11/27/2002 | Naush Boghossian
    When sheriff's Deputy David March was trying to convince his wife to buy a home in Santa Clarita nearly two years ago, he pointed to the sign a stone's throw from the house promising a neighborhood park. On Wednesday the new park was named for March, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year in Irwindale. March's family, friends and fellow deputies gathered on the windy day under a tent for the ground-breaking ceremony for David March Park on Via Joyce Drive in Saugus. "It was either this house or a house in Northridge, and my heart...
  • Nauvoo the beautiful - Pres. Hinckley expecting 'large unseen audience'

    06/30/2002 4:59:00 PM PDT · by Illbay · 8 replies · 162+ views
    Deseret News ^ | June 27, 2002 | Carrie A. Moore
    NAUVOO, Ill. Standing on the spot where early Latter-day Saints finished their temple but never had the chance to enjoy it, President Gordon B. Hinckley told reporters that those who built the first temple here would be present at dedicatory services scheduled later Thursday. Merle Mckinnon, left, Eldon Luck, Debbie Mckinnon and Ovid Luck hug while listening to a news conference Wednesday outside the Nauvoo Temple. The temple is being dedicated today.Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Speaking in front of the reconstructed temple steps with a view overlooking the Mississippi River, President Hinckley...
  • What's Your Excuse? (Guy With No Arms Succeeds--Inspirational!) (GREAT READ!)

    05/16/2002 7:06:58 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 12 replies · 1,305+ views
    St. Louis Post-Disgrace/ ^ | May 16, 2002 | Patrick Clark
    Most of us can drive a car, talk on the telephone, or brush our teeth with one hand tied behind our back. Try doing it with two tied. Now you have an idea of what John Foppe goes through every day. That's because he was born without arms. "Doctors don't know why I was born without arms," explains Foppe. "Really I don't care to know why, 'cause they can't change that." I used to work with John at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine in Belleville, IL. We gave tours to what we called "pilgrims," the people who would stop...