Warning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now.That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people.
“The brain does not accept that death is related to us,” said Yair Dor-Ziderman, ”…more: theguardian
Michael Denton says: “Despite the tremendous increase in geological activity in every corner of the globe and despite the discovery of many strange and hitherto unknown forms, the infinitude of connecting links has still not been discovered and the fossil…
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Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God’s presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation. Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be rewarding to your brain….MORE: cnn.com
Allah said: “I have created all of My servants naturally inclined to worship one God but it is the devils who turn them away from their religion. They make unlawful for them what has been made lawful for them, and they command them to associate partners with Me, although no authority has been revealed for them.” (Sahih Muslim) MORE
Malik El Hajj Shabazz (Malcolm x)
WHO was Thomas Emlyn, and what moved him to take a stand for truth? What might we learn from him that could help us today?
To answer those questions, we need to go back to the late 17th and early 18th centuries in England and Ireland. The Church of England then wielded considerable authority. Various Protestant groups and individuals were at odds with the church…more: .jw.org
Time to think: “12 “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. 14 He will glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare it to you. 15 All that the Father has is mine; therefore I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you” (John 16:12-15English Standard Version..more
Aside from structural problems with the book and issues with the charged political background of its publishing, there are deep substantive flaws with Spencer’s arguments. Spencer consistently makes unfounded assertions about Muslims, misinterprets Islam’s treatment of women, and misrepresents all Muslims as “Islamicists,” ready to strike terror at any moment….more: The Asian American Law Journal (AALJ)-
A very truthful reminder about life’s memories and which of them will truly last. Listen to this touching reflection but I request that you give it your heart…