The Wall Street Journal reports: Robert M. Beren Hebrew Academy’s basketball team won its regional championships to advance to a semifinal game in Dallas, scheduled for Friday at 9.m. The Jewish Sabbath begins at sundown on Friday evening and ends at nightfall on Saturday, and the team strictly observes it.
Day: March 1, 2012
What is more natural than falling into the embrace of your beloved upon returning from a tour of duty? Friend David Lewis snapped a picture of Marine Sgt. Brandon Morgan’s homecoming into the arms of Dalan Wells, and the picture has gone viral around the world through Facebook and Twitter.
Minister Michael Ellick of Judson Memorial Church says that Occupy Wall Street is alive and well, though admittedly with a lower profile these last few months. Lincoln Anderson reports in The Villager:
Two consultants of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) have been reinstated as full members at the request of the Commission’s chairman.
The desert is the home of despair. And despair, now, is everywhere. Let us not think that our interior solitude consists in the acceptance of defeat. We cannot escape anything by consenting tacitly to be defeated. Despair is an abyss without bottom. Do not think to close it by consenting to it and trying to forget you have consented. ~Merton