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‘Ghost boy’: God was ‘constant companion’ on long road back to life and love

‘Ghost boy’: God was ‘constant companion’ on long road back to life and love

I was 12-years-old when I came home from school one day complaining of a sore throat. Within 15 months, I was wheelchair-bound, mute and completely unresponsive. My parents were told that I was severely brain damaged and would surely die. Doctors ran test after test but could not make a conclusive diagnosis. All they could […]

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Sci Fi Buddhism: Close Encounters of the PR kind

Sci Fi Buddhism: Close Encounters of the PR kind

The Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Thailand is one of a kind, with its flying-saucer shaped stupa made from thousands of golden Buddha statues. It sits at the heart of a religious complex the size of an airport, said to be home to 3,000 monks. Located in Bangkok’s industrial north suburbs, the gigantic complex is […]

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Star warns Facebook followers: If you don’t believe in hell, you can’t believe in God

Star warns Facebook followers: If you don’t believe in hell, you can’t believe in God

“19 Kids & Counting” star Jessa Duggar has spoken out and ruffled feathers by telling followers that those who do not believe in hell cannot truly believe in God. “I will speak to you a hard truth,” she posted on her Facebook account. “I do not write this because I think that it will bring […]

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Thanksgiving: From gratitude to God in 1863 to today’s recognition of dependency

Thanksgiving: From gratitude to God in 1863 to today’s recognition of dependency

Thanksgiving was created by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 … [H]e used the language of Christianity to explain the logic of this national ritual. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone […]

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God will return to earth and live with His children: Rev. 21 on the world to come

God will return to earth and live with His children: Rev. 21 on the world to come

Revelation 21 1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. […]

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Robin Williams’ ‘What dreams may come’ explored the after-life for a suicide

Famed comedian and actor Robin Williams, 63,  died Aug. 11 of an apparent suicide. His wife since 2011, graphic designer Susan Schneider, issued the following statement: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. “On […]

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Report: Boko Haram terrorized by bees, ‘mysterious snakes’ said possessed by ghosts

Report: Boko Haram terrorized by bees, ‘mysterious snakes’ said possessed by ghosts

Members of terror group Boko Haram have allegedly been arrested in Nigeria after fleeing a forest to escape deadly bites from “mystical bees” and “mysterious snakes”. According to Nigerian newspaper Vanguard, the captured insurgents claimed the creatures — possessed by ghosts — had killed many Boko Haram members. “We were told that the aggrieved people […]

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Hip Pope Francis on old fashioned notion: ‘Look out because the Devil is present’

Hip Pope Francis on old fashioned notion: ‘Look out because the Devil is present’

VATICAN CITY — A darling of liberal Catholics and an advocate of inclusion and forgiveness, Pope Francis is hardly known for fire and brimstone. Yet, in his words and deeds, the new pope is locked in an epic battle with the oldest enemy of God and creation: The Devil. … “ ‘But Father, how old-fashioned you […]

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Uri Geller asked to use ‘remote viewing’ to locate missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Uri Geller asked to use ‘remote viewing’ to locate missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Uri Geller revealed that he has been approached by a “substantial figure” to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft. Flight MH370 disappeared without trace on March 8 with 239 people on board. The spoon bending psychic has been asked to use his powers to explain what happened to the aircraft. Geller, […]

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Novelist wondered if phone call from the dead saved his life

Novelist wondered if phone call from the dead saved his life

When I interviewed Dean Koontz for a biography about his life and work, he told me a number of interesting stories. The following one is appropriate for a spooky fall season blog: On September 20, 1988, Dean had an experience that he would not write about for nearly a decade, but he claimed it in […]