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Self Discovery Embracing all the Parts

Ralph Waldo Emerson put it best: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” The process of self-actualization is imperative. It is not done simply by “looking into our souls” the way most New Age literature suggests. The New Age …

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Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam Movie Review

Brazil is a 1985 science fiction/ fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam from the Monty Python troupe, director of other well-known mind-bending films including Twelve Monkeys (1995), Fear and loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009).  Brazil follows Jonathan Pryce’s character Sam Lowry through a …

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Obsessed Celebrities

Unless you’ve been living in a convent for the past few years, you know all about what Paris Hilton has been up to. In-fact, sometimes it seems that you know more about Paris, Lilo and co than you do about your own friends. It’s not surprising though. The day Anna …

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Movie Review Madagascar

“When you have family, you have a home,” can be considered the theme of this stunningly visual animated movie. It can also be considered a variation on the old religious fable of the friendship between predator and prey – in this case, between Alex (voiced by Ben Stiller), the showboating …

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The Story of Mother Ignacia

Ignacia del Espiritu Santo began her life in February 1663 as the eldest and lone survivor of four children born to parents Maria Jeronima and Jusepe Luco of the Republic of the Philippines.  During these times (i.e., the Spanish Colonial Era), there was a prohibition against native Philippinos becoming religious …

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The Lord of the Rings the Return of the King

“The Return of the King” is the third and last installment of Peter Jackson’s trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”. Directed by Jackson it stars Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Sean Bean, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Marton Csokas, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen,  Dominic …

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Who Put the Hate in Christianity

It’s the year of our Lord, 2008, signifying over 2000 years since our Savior died at Golgotha and was resurrected. I repeat, 2000 years, and we still don’t get it! We have the shining example of Jesus’ life documented in Scripture as well as a definitive “how-to” through His teachings …

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Book of Mormon Lost Scriptures Open Cannon

Like the Bible, the Book of Mormon it is a religious record of God’s dealings with several different groups of people. Most importantly, the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. After Jesus was risen from the grave he appeared and ministered unto people on the American continents. …

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Movie Reviews Contagion

Contagion was one of the most highly anticipated movies of 2011. The movie, released on September 9, had an intriguing concept with an all-star cast. Contagion was directed by award-winning director and producer, Steven Soderbergh, and stars Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard and Laurence Fishburne. …

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