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Given the unprecedented ignorance of the Bible in contemporary America, it is likely that more young Americans will only know the Noah of 'Noah.' We can only hope that the film offers even a fraction of the wisdom of the original.

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And Grace calls out, 'You are not just a disillusioned old man who may die

And Grace calls out, 'You are not just a disillusioned old man who may die soon, a middle-aged woman stuck in a job and desperately wanting to get out, a young person feeling the fire in the belly begin to grow cold. You may be insecure, inadequate, mista
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The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide hea

The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group.
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If you refuse to accept nothing but the best you will often get it.

If you refuse to accept nothing but the best you will often get it.
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We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very

We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans
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This lack of accurate, trustworthy information about the true cost of any g

This lack of accurate, trustworthy information about the true cost of any given policy, product, service, or behavior is paralyzing all action.
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Eschatology is the dustbin into which we sweep everything we don't want. To

Eschatology is the dustbin into which we sweep everything we don't want. To believe. We believe that the Lord will manifest Himself to men, but He'll do it tomorrow, or the day after, or the next millennium.
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Nonsense! I have merely come to terms with the fact that I am perfect, and

Nonsense! I have merely come to terms with the fact that I am perfect, and I have decided life must go on, and I must learn to live with myself...
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Nettie set out a loaf of sourdough bread from Baker's Way Bakers, a wodge o

Nettie set out a loaf of sourdough bread from Baker's Way Bakers, a wodge of runny Camembert, and a container of leftover lamb, rich with garlic and rosemary, nestled on a bed of spicy arugula from the home garden. She'd plucked two sharp green apples fro
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From my window I watched the full moon—a moon that reminded me of Brett—bec

From my window I watched the full moon—a moon that reminded me of Brett—become shadowed, little by little until there was only a deep blackness in the woods at night. I would sit there wakeful, hour after hour, and wonder if this aching around my heart, t
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A good preview makes you can’t wait to see the whole movie.

A good preview makes you can’t wait to see the whole movie.
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Creativity muscle needs to be strengthened, and creativity excellence needs

Creativity muscle needs to be strengthened, and creativity excellence needs to be cultivated.
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Pot itself has nothing to do with pots and pans, but comes from the Mexican

Pot itself has nothing to do with pots and pans, but comes from the Mexican-Spanish word potiguaya, which means marijuana leaves. And marijuana is a Mexification of 'Mary Jane' for reasons that everybody is much too stoned to remember.
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