The Stories of Our Lives: How Today’s Ideas Will Become Tomorrow’s Viral Mythology Citizens of the nation: I shall not try to conceal the gravity of the situation that confronts the country, nor the concern of your government in protecting the lives and property of its people…we must continue the performance of our duties each and every one of us, so that we may confront this destructive adversary with a nation united, courageous, and consecrated to the preservation of human supremacy on this earth…. —From Mercury Theatre on Air, War of the Worlds, 1938 On Sunday, October 30, at 8 p.m., something happened that would send people all over the country into a panic. The year was 1938, and a radio broadcast came over the airwaves that would shock its listeners into running for the hills—well, those who weren’t able to tune in from the start and here Orson Welles say that he, on behalf of the Mercury Theatre on the Air, was about to present War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, for their listening pleasure. Nuttiness ensued. Mob rule. Going Viral Getting Contagious Bad Information
Incurvatus in se "Latin: Incurvatus in se" (Turned/curved inward on oneself) is a theological phrase describing a life lived "inward" for self rather than "outward" for God and others. Paul the Apostle wrote of this condition in the Epistle to the Romans 7:15, 7:8-19: For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. [...] For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. It was perhaps Augustine of Hippo who first coined the phrase incurvatus in se. Martin Luther expounded on this in his Lectures on Romans and described this state as: See also References External links The Catholic Luther, an article quoting Luther's use of incurvatus in se.
How Many of These 51 Spiritual Awakening Symptoms do YOU have? * Visit in5D Connection where you can find your soul mate or join one of our amazing groups. EVERYONE is welcome! How many of these 51 spiritual awakening symptoms do YOU have? Quiz yourself and your friends HERE!by Annarita 1. have been experiencing huge waves of energy running into my body from the crown. 2. Advice: This is nothing to be alarmed about. 3. Advice: Accept your feelings as they come up and let them go. 4. Advice: Same as #3. 5. Advice: Don't freak out, but just accept it as a symptom of where you are right now. 6. Advice: Don't deny what your body tells you it needs. 7. Advice: An acupuncturist told me that this film can be removed by sloshing 2 tablespoons of cold-pressed olive oil in your mouth for 10-15 minutes (don't swallow, whatever you do), then spitting it out into the toilet -- not the sink, for you just removed toxins from your body and don't want them in the sink. 8. 8a. Advice:Your vision is changing in many ways -- you are experiencing new ways of seeing. 9.
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Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, The Future Needs Us — from TomDispatch 'Tis the season of tradition and, as it turns out, TomDispatch has one seasonal tradition of its own. For the last nine -- count 'em: nine! -- years, Rebecca Solnit has stepped into the breach (“dear friends!”) and ended the TomDispatch year for us with her usual panache. As for myself, on this disaster planet in 2013, let me admit to finding hope in a single young man, Edward Snowden, who in his act of disobedience, which was civil but for many here in the U.S. hard to swallow, he truly awoke a world to the dystopian possibilities lurking in the global security state that Washington has been building. — Tom The Arc of Justice and the Long Run: Hope, History, and Unpredictability by Rebecca Solnit North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Three years ago at this time, after a young Tunisian set himself on fire to protest injustice, the Arab Spring was on the cusp of erupting. Congo Square The arc of justice is long.
philipyancey The Mind Unleashed | Uncover Your True Potential Stress Management A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, "The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it." "If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance. He continued, "And that’s the way it is with stress management. "As with the glass of water, you have to put it down for a while and rest before holding it again. "So, before you return home tonight, put the burden of work down. "Relax; pick them up later after you’ve rested.
Another 12 Mind-Blowing Documentaries To Watch On Netflix Assuming you've already powered through our previous collection of 12 mind-blowing documentaries to watch on Netflix, we've pulled together another set for your non-fiction viewing pleasure. Please binge-watch accordingly. "Shenandoah" In depicting the story of four high school boys who murdered a Mexican immigrant, "Shenandoah" dissects the mob mentality of the small town in which their atrocity took place. Whether or not you were familiar with this case when it ran through the news, the objective here is to take on a very specific form of racism, told through the disturbing reality of American life for those who don't fit into the mold of "tradition." "Girl Model" "Girl Model" renders a startling look at an industry that does not flinch at the exploitation of children, as told from the perspective of an ex-model working as a Russian scout. "Orgasm, Inc." "Marwencol" In 2000, Mark Hogancamp was beaten senseless outside a local bar.
Be a Scrooge This Year: Reflections from A Christmas Carol The name of Ebenezer Scrooge has become synonymous with miserliness, greed, grumpiness…all those things you don’t want to be. It’s really too bad, and Scrooge gets an unfair treatment in my opinion, because at the end of A Christmas Carol, he’s changed his ways and become a whole new man. The story should be remembered more for that — for the hope that a man can mend his ways and change his spirit — than for the coldness old Scrooge displays at the outset. Author Charles Dickens wrote in a preface to the short novel that his intent in writing was “to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts.” After going through the text for the AoM Book Club, the following questions sort of naturally arose as I was thinking about it. Hopefully we can use these as a reflection for the Christmas season to be able to awaken some of those loving thoughts that Dickens was eager to find. Do you carry a “low temperature” about you? Can you relate? What have you lost in the pursuit of Gain? Feeling tense?
Ways of Keeping a Prayer Journal :: Deeper Devotion Question “Can you suggest ways of keeping a prayer journal?” —Harry Answer First of all, I have to say I think keeping a prayer journal is a great way to spend time with God. Let me give you my simple method for prayer journaling and then I’ll talk about other ideas you might try. That’s just my method. Media If you like to write by hand, then a notebook may be great for you. If you’d rather type, try keeping a journal in Microsoft Word or just a text editor like Notepad. If you want to go a step further, you could also try keeping your prayer journal online. Methods When you are praying for specific people, try getting a photo of each and putting them in your journal. Prayer is intended to be a conversation. I find that God often teaches me through a “theme of the day” or “theme of the month.” If you find that you are seeing signs of a sin buildup in your life that hasn’t been confessed, spend time just dumping out all those things. Final thoughts
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