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News around the world that we want to highlight.

Jesus Said Love Thy Neighbor and Wrestling Is For Boys

by beth

In Iowa, a girl named Cassy Herkelman won a match at the most historic high school state wrestling tournament in the country!  Yay!  Girl power!  Woo h- what?  Oh, yeah.  Also – she won by forfeit. Can I just, for the sake of my ovaries, have a moment here? AWWWWWWWWWWWW MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN.  Seriously?  Come on! And you’ll […]

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India Rules Astrology Scientifically Valid…Just Like Palmistry

by beth

India made a huge mistake the other day when, in response to a lawsuit, Bombay’s highest court decided that astrology is a science.  Yeeeeeeeaaah. India’s Bombay High Court has ruled that astrology (which took a recent and very public drubbing after an astronomer pointed out that astrological signs have changed over millennia) is not merely […]

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Billy Ray Cyrus – Devil's Plaything

by beth

Billy Ray Cyrus did an interview in December that was published in the February issue of GQ where he comes clean about his feelings regarding his daughter’s show and its effect on their family.  I have no issues with what the guy is saying until we get to the end. Initially Cyrus talks about how […]

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Pa, Get Yer Gun – Sam's Done Proposed!

by beth

Indulge us a small personal moment here to wish Sam Mulvey and Rebecca Friedman a deeply heartfelt and embarrassingly public congratulations on their engagement!  A nervous Sam proposed on air today to a shocked and confused Becky who – after realizing what she thought was happening was indeed actually happening – said yes. From everyone at […]

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Thou Shalt Not Replace Us With Your iPhone

by beth

Have you ever wanted to repent, but you just didn’t have time to make it to church?  Wait for it…wait for it…there’s an app for that. HEY-OHHHHH!  This might be old news on the interwebs freeway, but it’s new to me and its very existence tickles me.  I’m also pretty amused by the response from the higher […]

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