Kristan Hagel

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Trump Goes Full Alex Jones as “Spygate” Falls Apart

Republicans have gone silent after getting a secret briefing on the “informant” in the Trump campaign. Democrats say they were shown “no evidence” for the allegations at all.<p>Almost four months ago, allies of <b>Donald Trump</b> found themselves consumed by a scandal so mind-boggling, they felt sure it …

Donald Trump

Foster parents join Philadelphia’s Catholic Social Services in discrimination lawsuit

Philadelphia, Pa., May 17, 2018 / 02:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A group of foster parents and social workers appeared in court on Wednesday, asking that …

Foster Care

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

The Juno Space Probe Isn't Where It Should Be, And This Isn't The First Time It's Happened

Messing with general relativity.<p>In the early 1960s, scientists developed the gravity-assist method, where a spacecraft would conduct a flyby of a …

Profile of the Pharisees, Jewish Faction in Gospel Stories of Jesus

The Pharisees were an important, powerful, and popular group of religious leaders among the Jews of Palestine. Their name might come from the Hebrew …

Bono thinks Christian artists need to be way more honest

Washington D.C., May 18, 2017 / 03:08 pm (CNA).- If you’re an ardent fan of U2, you may know that lead vocalist Bono loves the Psalms. The …

Canadian bluesman Steve Strongman goes old school in the NP Sessions Studio

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeeHmxcKQDA&w=640&h=390]Canadian bluesman Steve Strongman performs “Old School” from his new record No Time …

Blues Music

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

Thomas Edison

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Quantum Physics News: Entangled Photons Can Originate From Different Points In Space

Our intuitions about how things are, or should be, serve us well in our daily lives. But that’s only because in the macroscopic level of reality that …

You Might Be a Pharisee If . . .

The odds are good that someone, somewhere, at some point has called you a Pharisee. The odds are even better that you’ve slapped that label on …

Theology

15 Quotes From the Founder of Modern Zen That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Ever heard of Hakuin Ekaku? If not, then you’re in for a major treat of wisdom today.<p>Ekaku lived in Japan in the 1700s and is considered one of the …

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Things just got complicated.<p>Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new …

What is the Apostolic Pardon?

Reserved for those on their deathbed, the Apostolic Pardon is a true gift of grace for the dying.<p>As a person draws closer to the doors of death, …

Loose the Women

Current Issue<p>Remembering Billy Graham - April 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>How a Humble Evangelist Changed Christianity As We Know It</b><br>• How Billy Graham …

15 Powerful Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

The Gospel of James: Open Letter to Martin Luther

Dear Brother Martin,<p>Five hundred years ago this year, you nailed your 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg. I am a happy twenty-first-century …

Theology

The Neuroscience of Compassion | Inc.com

As a practicing psychiatrist, I am often asked if I see an uptick of anxiety and depression since the 2016 election. My answer is, without hesitation, yes. The overall culture of negativity and uncertainty has affected many Americans in insidious ways. The divisive political environment subtly …

Mindfulness

Muhammad Ali's family speaks up on religious freedom after airport detainment

Washington D.C., Mar 9, 2017 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- Family members of boxing great Muhammed Ali say they were detained at an airport for their religion …

Catholic Voices - Jesus’ last words from the cross

Each year our Lenten journey leads us inexorably to Good Friday, when we relive the tragic passion of our Savior and his crucifixion on Golgotha. …

What Does The Shack Really Teach? “Lies We Believe About God” Tells Us

<i>The Shack</i> has sold twenty million copies and along the way generated at least twenty million conversations. Many of these have been attempts to …

Theology

How Donald Trump Is Reviving American Democracy

The president has energized his own supporters, and his attacks on established institutions have triggered a systemic immune response in the body politic.<p>There are two ways to look at the effect of Donald Trump’s presidency on American democracy. One is that he is a menace to the republic: that his …

Political Science

20 Quotes on Mindfulness That Will Inspire You to Make Every Second Count

As much as we know it’s important to be mindful, sometimes it’s difficult to become aware of the present moment.<p>That’s why we need a powerful …

Meditation

Physicists Say They've Created an 'Impossible' New Form of Matter: Supersolids

The most compelling evidence yet that supersolids exist.<p>Our world just got a little stranger, with physicists claiming they've successfully created a …

6 Ways to Overcome Your Negative Emotions

As a Reiki practitioner, I am supposed to be conscious of myself. There are guidelines which are to help me be a more […]The post 6 Ways to Overcome …

Consciousness

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

Mindfulness

Who Says It Can’t Happen Here?

<i>Official portrait of Donald J. Trump, the 45th president. (The White House / CC-BY)</i><p>Advertisement<p>Donald Trump’s candidacy and now, presidency, have …

Middle-class