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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    The Paralympics in London is producing some astonishing displays of physical prowess, some of them in sports we never knew existed. Wheelchair rugby, for instance – a game even rougher than its able-bodied counterpart. Blind Judo? Who would have thought that even possible? And the swimmer Ellie Simmonds (above) has demonstrated her amazing speed in the water, despite being affected by dwarfism. So I was interested in this thoughtful piece by Melanie Phillips, and I thought I’d...
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    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Oscar Pestorius’ running blades Akhandadhi Das had a Paralympic theme to his Thought for the Day this morning, talking about the old conundrum of physical differential, spiritual equality, and which is ‘real.’ You should be able to hear it in a day or two by going here, as usual: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/today/thought-for-the-day/
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Oscar Pestorius’ running blades Akhandadhi Das had a Paralympic theme to his Thought for the Day this morning, talking about the old conundrum of physical differential, spiritual equality, and which is ‘real.’ You should be able to hear it in a day or two by going here, as usual: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/today/thought-for-the-day/
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. “Okay, we are now officially into our fourth year on Texas Faith! I went back and looked at our August 2008 debut and it was right around the time of the political conventions...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) This is a follow up to my last blog which spoke about how over-attachment to our family can distract us from spiritual practice. For the purposes of this blog, “over-attachment” is the key word, although in modern culture this term is practically unheard of—while at the same time “under—attachment,” or neglect of the family is also not recommended. I am speaking about a balanced approach to family life informed by keeping our...
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