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Random Poem

Because there is no reason for this post, except to be.

Down By The River
Fixed on the bank and my
dreamy gaze rests on the sterling… 102 more words

Scott Petty

The Disconnect Created by Fashion Jewelry

You’ve seen it, I’m sure.

The tabloid by the checkout lands an interview with a well-known porn star and her picture is on the cover, wearing a cross. 315 more words

Christianity

Praise to the Dashboard Jesus

There have been a couple of times where I almost went up in flames crossing the threshold of a church, but I will never forget my boyfriend-at the-time making me to go to church with him because his grandfather was making him. 402 more words

Notes

French Muslim girl kicked out of class for wearing long black skirt

PARIS – A 15-year-old French Muslim girl has been banned from her classroom for wearing a long black skirt, seen as going against France’s law guaranteeing secularism. 496 more words

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Marked

 A young man
Our driver in Egypt
On the way from Cairo
To Alexandria 153 more words

Spiritual Formation

Line between religious heritage and discrimination unclear despite ruling against city council prayer

MONTREAL — In its unanimous ruling ordering the city council of Saguenay, Que. to stop reciting a prayer before meetings, the Supreme Court of Canada stressed the importance of “a neutral public space free from coercion, pressure and judgment on the part of public authorities in matters of spirituality.” 830 more words

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Prayers at municipal council discriminatory: Analysis of the Supreme Court's decision 

April 15, 2015: For years now, municipal leaders in Quebec have started council meetings with prayers, arguing that although Quebec is a secular society, the religious trappings of crucifixes, sacred heart statues and flashing red votive lights are merely the traditional backdrop of heritage, but are otherwise secular processes. 2,662 more words

Discrimination