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At a church in Bayside

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Ebenezer Mission Church

220-16 Union Turnpike Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

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Lovely churches in Philadelphia

There are few churches near our hotel in University City in Philly. The wood works are just wonderful – the carpentry impressed me more than anything. When I returned to the hotel, my kids were wide eyes upon hearing their … Continue reading

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An Abortion Battle, Fought to the Death

The killing of an abortion doctor George R. Tiller outraged me, to say the least. Long before I set foot on America, I once heard this advice from an Aunt who lives in San Francisco to my cousin in Hong … Continue reading

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Michelle’s kirtan

Kirtan (also Sankirtan) is call-and-response chanting performed in India’s devotional traditions. Michelle took it up when she was 18, drew in by the music and never let go. Both of her arms has tattoos, keeping with the kirtan or just … Continue reading

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The live-in virgins

I had little chat with Lee. One of her daughters is Protestant and has three daughters. All three girls are living with boy friends. But Lee’s daughter insisted that her daughters are still virgins, just living with the guys, well, … Continue reading

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‘Father Oprah’ Joins Episcopal Church

Father Oprah the Rev. Alberto Cutie (KOO’-tee-ay) opts for a girl than the god. Wise move. At the end of a day, a warm bodied human simply trumps over a remote being. And thanks god he likes woman .. .. … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of: Celibacy

By M.J. Stephey The Rev. Alberto Cutié made an attractive poster boy for the Roman Catholic Church: he’s young, telegenic and the host of a popular Miami radio show. But since photos surfaced on May 5 showing the priest dubbed … Continue reading

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Pregnant (Again) and Poor

Nicholas D. Kristof writes about a Haitian lady Nahomie: .. She is an intelligent 30-year-old woman who wanted only two children, yet now she is eight months pregnant with her 10th. .. This “unmet need” results in 70 million to … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama thanks India for 50 years in exile

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) — Cloaked in a traditional flowing red and saffron Tibetan robe the Dalai Lama took a deep breath as he began to express his gratitude to the country that took him in as a refugee 50 … Continue reading

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The law of God is above any human law

It is so wrong. It is so untrue. It is so out of dated. It will be out dated, soon. Let the nature takes it own course and the evolution is the way. I really don’t know anything about religion … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama denied visa for South Africa peace conference

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CNN) — South Africa has refused the Dalai Lama a visa to attend an international peace conference in Johannesburg this week, a presidential spokesman said. .. The Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel Laureate did not receive a … Continue reading

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What Darwin didn’t know

Golfer keeps a tank of African cichlids. Ours are mainly from Tanganyika. They live in brackish water, are colorful and smart. The only imperfection I could think is they don’t use condoms or any other type of contraceptives – they … Continue reading

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Lin Yun 林云大师

What distigushes ‘religion’ from ‘sect’?  (Wikipedia has a good one) Wider audience considers a religion?  Number of followers determine the status?  Great salesmanship? I don’t know how Lin Yun began his sect, but I came to know him whom my aunt warmly … Continue reading

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Tibet via Chengdu

I did a little research on Tibet few years ago, as a by product: I was gathering info on one of my great great grandfather who’s Viceroy of Sichuan during the Qing dynasty.  In his memorials 奏折 to the Emperor or the edicts from the … Continue reading

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Tibet – Myth and Reality

The CIA is everywhere – Tibet, Afghanistan, Iraq, S America, etc, etc. Half the time, they create the problems for others…      by Foster Stockwell Western concepts of Tibet embrace more myth than reality. The idea that Tibet is an oppressed … Continue reading

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Shame on China?

Tibet took the headline again.  CNN‘s video showing monks and plain cloth chanted, something made in China and then shame on China in English that remind me of Putin’s comment on Kasparov, asking why did the chess champ when arrested, speak out in English rather than … Continue reading

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Doctor Dolittle

J came to play card game baifen this past Sunday.  I haven’t seen her for a good few years.  Last time was at a ski resort, we had hot pot and well, played cards in the evenings.  She just got … Continue reading

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