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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 43 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 43 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 43 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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    Posted: 2 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Stevia rebaudiana is a South American shrub that grows in semi-arid areas of Brazil and Paraguay. The leaves of the plant have been used for generations as a sweetener, originally by the Guarani people and more recently throughout South America and Asia. Already sold as a sweetener in a variety of countries including Brazil, Canada, China and Japan, stevia has not yet been approved for use in the United States or the European Union. Although stevia had been used for decades without any...
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    Posted: 2 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    How it was: Croome Court in the 1760s Yesterday I drove the whole family up to Croome Court,  the 18th century country estate of the sixth Earl of Coventry. Gardens and architectural creations by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and interiors by Robert Adam. Beautiful place, and especially so if you were part of the English aristocracy in the 1760s when it was built. Then it was new, freshly appointed, decorated, and splendidly enjoyable. Those were its glorious days. Since then it has...
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