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Visual Fishmonger Interior Design in Montreal

By signing the interior design of this fishmonger located in Montreal, Canadian designer Jean de Lessard brings a breath of fresh air to this …

WATCH: Mount Athos “60 Minutes” Documentary

“60 Minutes” is a popular, long-form news show on American television. In 2011, the show’s producers were given a very rare opportunity to bring a …

The Crookie - The Half Croissant / Half Cookie Hybrid

It's a croissant! It's a cookie! No, it's both! I guess for the time being -- at least until I come up with a better name for it -- I'll call this a Crookie.<p>A while back I made some Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls that were damn good. Not being a super huge fan of sweets though I …

15 Things You Learn About Love When You Find Your Soul Mate

Your soul mate is the person who inspires you to be a better person each and every day.<p><b>1. No love is perfect.</b> It has its highs and its lows — and some of them are very high, and very low — but the lows are not a sign of weakness or that you shouldn't be together. Rather, they're something that …

Four Orthodox Christian Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

<i>“Our Church has never hesitated to fight, when it felt it must, for the rights of mankind….there are times when we must risk everything, including</i> …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Singing and Dancing through Great Lent - Glory to God for All Things

I grew up in a rural American Protestant culture. In many ways there was a level of piety that was beneficial. God’s name, particularly the name of …

No Wedding Vows - Glory to God for All Things

Few things differ more clearly between Eastern and Western Christianity than the service of Holy Matrimony. There are things found in Western …

21 Motivational Posters You’ll Actually Want in Your Office

Gone are the days of soaring eagles and sailing crews atop words like <i>ambition</i> and teamwork<i>.</i> There’s a new wave of inspirational posters that you might want to actually hang in your office. We found 21 of our favorite prints—most of them typographic—that we wouldn’t mind seeing on a daily basis to …

<b>July 25, 2013</b><p>We, heads and representatives of the Local Orthodox Churches, who have come to Moscow on the occasion of the celebration of the 1025th …

Middle East

Delegation from Constantinople meets with Pope Francis

(Vatican Radio) - Pope Francis met on Friday with a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople which is in Rome to attend …

12 Modern Movie Musicals You Might Have Missed

You've seen Les Misérables and Chicago, but have you had a chance to check out more indie fare? Here are some semi-obscure modern movie musicals, presented in chronological order.

The Power of Prayer... at the Kmart

When I want to remind myself of the power of prayer, I go to the Astor Place Kmart in the East Village of Manhattan. Sure, I could read Kierkegaard or Augustine, but I prefer the Kmart. Specifically I favor an area in the far back corner of the basement. It is devoid of windows or natural light …

Kmart

50 Quotes That Will Free Your Mind

<i>We are our thoughts. We cannot change anything<br>if we cannot change our thinking.</i><p>You have a train of thought on which you ride when you are alone and …

Q&R: The Word “Marriage”

Q&R: The Word “Marriage”<p>July 8, 2013 by Brian McLaren<p>Here’s the Question from a Reader:<p>Recently read your book another kind of Christianity and it …

7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing

The year is halfway done. Are you on track to meet your year end goals? Here are some ways to make sure you blow through the finish line by December 31st.<p>The older I get, the faster time flies. A month seems to go by like a day. It's hard to fathom that half the year is gone and I am already busy …

I Love Gay People and I Love Christians. I Choose All.

This piece first appeared on Momestery<p>If you haven't read the original Mountain post, please start here.<p>I'm not a smart man. But I know what Love Is. - Forrest Gump<p>Several years ago at church, Craig and I sat through a sermon condemning homosexuality. As I listened to the sermon, which was based …

A Deeper Story Responds to #DOMA and Prop 8 – Deeper Story

There are many diverse views on same-sex marriage – and homosexuality itself – within the Christian community.<p><b>And we believe that the full diversity</b> …

LGBTQI

Why You're Not a Morning Person (and How to Become One)

At 6 AM, most of us are lucky if we have the energy to reach for acup of coffee. Mornings may be rough, but hold off on sleeping in. There are perks …

20 Fun Things to Do This Weekend On a Budget

Cyndi Calhoun<p>Read full profile<p>The weekend’s here and you’re thinking about your plans. Here are <b>20 fun things</b> to do this weekend. This list has ideas …

Success

25 Ways To Live Differently

If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own …

What It's Like Apartment Hunting In NYC

This must be what hell feels like.

Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Her Dog Buried Alive in Rubble During Television Interview

<i>I thought God just answered one prayer to let me be okay, but he answered both of them. This was my second prayer.</i><p>Oklahoma tornado survivor Barbara …

14 Reasons Candice Glover Made "American Idol" Watchable This Year

UPDATED: No offense to Kree, Angie, and the rest of the contestants, but Candice was simply in another league from everyone else. And that is why she won.