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  • Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics, study says

    06/11/2018 1:22:59 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 171 replies
    LA Times ^ | Jun 29, 2016 | Melissa Healy
    Against a grim backdrop of rising suicide rates among American women, new research has revealed a blinding shaft of light: One group of women — practicing Catholics — appears to have bucked the national trend toward despair and self-harm. Compared with women who never participated in religious services, women who attended any religious service once a week or more were five times less likely to commit suicide between 1996 and 2010, says a study published by JAMA Psychiatry. [snip] Among devout Catholic women — those in the pews more than once a week — suicides were a vanishing phenomenon. Among...
  • Native American Chief visits Samaria: 'A great honor'

    04/22/2018 4:16:57 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 49 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/4/18
    The Native American Chief Joseph RiverWind and his wife, Laralyn arrived Sunday for a tour of Samaria. Chief RiverWind is the Peace Chief of the Arawak Taino Nation. The two, who came from the United States, visited factories in the Barkan industrial zone, took in the view from Har Bracha (Mount of Blessing) of Joseph's Tomb in Shechem (Nablus), and tasted local Samaria wines at the award-winning Har Bracha winery. In a meeting with the head of the Samaria Regional Council, Yossi Dagan, RiverWind revealed the warm feelings of the Native American community towards the State of Israel in general...
  • She Got Pregnant at 18 and Did Something That Today, Few Teens Do

    04/09/2018 4:57:45 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 99 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 8, 2018 | Kelsey Harkness
    Kelly Clemente found out she was pregnant when she was 18. She had just finished her first semester of college, and up until then, described herself as your typical “all-American girl.”She got good grades, was a member of a sorority, and ran on the track team.When she saw that pregnancy test, “My life is over,” she thought.“I was like, it doesn’t even matter. Nothing matters anymore,” Kelly told The Daily Signal.Kelly, unlike most girls her age, was familiar with the implications of an unplanned pregnancy. In high school, she volunteered at HOPE in Northern Virginia, a nonprofit that creates gift...
  • Amid a Nationwide Opioid Scourge, There's a Little Hope in a Small Town

    03/27/2018 8:45:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 27, 2018 | Salena Zito
    EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, and John Lane, chief of police of this small town in Columbiana County, have more in common than you'd think. Both believe that the fight against opioid addiction will require faith-based ministries that can work through peer-to-peer programs, which connect former addicts with current ones. This scourge has ripped through the country. In an interview with me the day after President Donald Trump unveiled his plan to combat the country's opioid epidemic in New Hampshire, Conway said: "It's like anything else. When you look at something, you say, 'Do I...
  • Obama's legacy: He sparked hope -- and got blindsided

    03/09/2018 10:41:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/09/18 | Julian Zelizer
    **SNIP** Many members of his party pleaded with him to stop watering down his proposals, including lowering the amount of his stimulus request, based on the false hope he would be able to persuade his opponents -- but Obama insisted. As the political ecosystem started to drown in partisan spin and vitriolic slander, he attempted to be reasonable, appealing to the evidence-based angels in our electorate, desperately trying to ignore all the noise. But the partisan noise was what our politics was now about. And this influenced much of his term in office. Starting with the 2010 midterm elections, Obama...
  • Michelle Obama to frightened Americans: 'All we have is hope' (barf alert)

    02/01/2018 9:50:38 AM PST · by simpson96 · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/1/2018 | Judy Kurtz
    Michelle Obama has a message for Americans who are frightened by the current political climate: remain hopeful. "All we have is hope," the former first lady says in a preview clip from Thursday's "Ellen" show. Obama's sit-down with host Ellen DeGeneres marks her first TV interview since leaving the White House last year. "People are afraid, but then there are people who feel good about the direction of the country, so I mean, that’s what makes this country complicated because it’s made up of so many different people from different backgrounds," Obama tells DeGeneres, when asked what advice she'd give...
  • A homeless man spent his last $20 to keep her safe. She’s raised $34,000 to repay him

    11/23/2017 11:08:44 AM PST · by LostInBayport · 68 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | November 22, 2017 | Amanda Hoover
    <p>Kate McClure didn’t expect to run out of gas on her drive to Philadelphia last month.</p> <p>And she definitely didn’t expect that her misfortune would give her the opportunity to change someone else’s life.</p> <p>Pulled over on the side of I-95, McClure, 27, was approached by a homeless man named Johnny. She was apprehensive at first, but Johnny told her to get back into her car and to lock the doors while he walked to get her help. He went to a nearby gas station, used his last $20 fill a can and brought it back to fill up her car.</p>
  • Mueller to interview HOPE HICKS

    10/31/2017 4:09:58 PM PDT · by Baldwin77 · 86 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/31/17 | Annie Karne
    The White House communications director is due to speak with prosecutors in the Russia probe after Trump returns from his Asia trip.
  • Sins Against Hope

    01/13/2017 9:11:47 AM PST · by Salvation · 13 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-12-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Sins Against Hope Msgr. Charles Pope • January 13, 2017 • In yesterday’s post, we discussed the theological virtue of hope. This is the supernatural virtue whereby we confidently expect God’s help in attaining eternal life. The object of hope is not earthly things (e.g., better health, a higher-paying job), but rather God and the things awaiting us in Heaven. Hope pertains to things that are difficult but not impossible; we do not really need to hope for things that are at hand or easily obtained.Today, let’s ponder briefly some sins against hope. Expectation of God’s help must be...
  • State Department defends terrorism report

    07/27/2017 3:08:31 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/7/17 | JTA
    The US State Department defended an annual report on terrorism under fire from pro-Israel groups for saying that a “lack of hope” drives Palestinian Arab violence. Meanwhile, the umbrella foreign policy group for Jewish organizations expressed its “deep concerns” about the report, saying it shifts responsibility for terrorism from the Palestinians to Israel. “In that report we consistently highlight terror attacks perpetrated against Israelis – and I’m just talking about the Israel portion – because this is a worldwide report,” Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, said Tuesday in a briefing when asked about a call from the Zionist Organization...
  • Quote of the day (vanity)

    05/24/2017 10:33:46 AM PDT · by Gman · 2 replies
    The Manchester Slaughter "Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are." Saint Augustine
  • Daily Light on the Daily Path May 5 [AM][BIBLE THEME DEVOTIONAL**] compiled by Samuel Bagster

    05/04/2017 8:51:52 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 6 replies
    The Holy Bible | King James compiled by S. Bagster
    MORNING MAY 5 Take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. O fear the Lord, ye His saints: for there is no want to them that fear Him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing. No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly. O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in Thee. I would have you without...
  • DAILYLIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH MAY 3[AM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    05/02/2017 8:34:11 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 14 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MORNING MAY 3 Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. Ye shall be holy unto me: for I the Lord am Holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be Mine. Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. Ye are complete in Him, which is the Head of all principality and power. Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity.Be diligent that...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH MAY 2[PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    05/02/2017 12:52:02 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 12 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MAY 2 EVENING Keep yourselves from idols. My son, give me thine heart. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them? Mortify ... your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry. They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare. For the love of money is the root of all evil:...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH MAY 2[AM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    05/01/2017 10:18:05 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 12 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MAY 2 MORNING Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not. Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, and...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH MAY 1 [PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    05/01/2017 11:45:00 AM PDT · by givemWatts · 5 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    EVENING MAY 1 Jehovah‑shammah (The Lord is there.) Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself shall be with them, and be their God. I saw no temple: ... for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple. The city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the Light thereof. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. Whom have I in...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH MAY 1[AM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    05/01/2017 7:16:18 AM PDT · by givemWatts · 8 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MORNING MAY 1 The fruit of the Spirit is peace. To be spiritually minded is life and peace. God hath called us to peace.Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.The God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 30 [PM][BIBLE THEME DEVOTIONAL]

    04/30/2017 12:28:19 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 11 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 30 EVENING He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding. The Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. Be ye ... followers of God, as dear children; and walk in love. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. This is thankworthy, if a...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 30 [AM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    04/29/2017 9:12:49 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 7 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 30 MORNING /Whoso keepeth His word, in him verily is the love of God perfected. The God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that Great Shepherd of the sheep, through the Blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever.Amen. Hereby we do know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. If a man love Me, he will keep My Words: and My...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH [PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    04/28/2017 5:52:42 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 3 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 28 EVENINGI will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more. Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect. Leaving the principles of the doctrine of Jesus, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God. The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. I love the Lord, because He hath heard my voice and my supplications. Because He hath inclined His ear unto me, therefore will I call upon Him...