October 5, 2012

Study the issues, not the ads

The election commercials are every­where. Just try to watch the eve­ning news or a night of TV without seeing at least a dozen commercials for this candidate or that, or for or against this proposition. The ads can even con­flict with one another – without checking the facts, you can easily be confused or misinformed....
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Saint Francis of Assisi: Patron Saint of our Pets

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, pets, and the wonders of God’s creation. Almost everyone I know loves animals and most have at least one pet. When my three kids were growing up, they often asked to have a dog. I
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St. Francis of Assisi and Bambi the Rabbit

 I love animals. Kids and animals are probably the two groups I get along with the best! So, a couple of years ago, when my siblings and I wanted a pet, a rabbit was all my mother would agree to (we have another sister with other pet allergies).Maria, Anthony, and
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Creators say ‘American Bible Challenge’ fills need for family programs

The “American Bible Challenge” has been watched by more than 2 million people in the United States every Thursday night since its debut Aug. 23.
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Ravens center stars in Maryland ad supporting traditional marriage

Matt Birk urges Maryland voters to vote “no” on ballot Question 6, which seeks to redefine marriage in the state
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Coming up with Halloween costumes: Trick or treat?

  It changes every day—sometimes two or three times. “Mama, can I be a pirate?” “I want to be Batman!” “What I really want to be is Peter Rabbit. Or a bank robber! Can I be a bank robber?” For months now, whenever the Halloween conversation came up, I said yes to any costume idea.
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