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August 9, 2010

The steward was "having a bad day," sources said.

I think this qualifies as perhaps the most spectacular understatement of the year, maybe of the decade.
“A flight attendant ran out of patience on a plane that just landed at JFK on Monday afternoon, so he allegedly cursed a blue streak over the p.a. system, grabbed some beers [grabbed some beers!!!], pulled the emergency chute, slid down and ran from the plane, sources said. . . .” (continue reading)

What did the Lord mean when He said, "Do not judge, lest ye be judged"?

We all need to think long and carefully about the message in this sermon. I know I do. And my guess is that plenty of you do, too. May God bless us all.

The problem with vampires

Parenting for Dummies: Rule #22: Do not let your daughter date a vampire, ever.

This is one of those practical parenting rules that you just can’t go wrong by following. In the past, if you found your daughter was interested in a vampire, you could have used a stake through the heart, or perhaps some garlic and a crucifix — the traditional ways to rid oneself of a pesky vampire. However, in “modern times,” vampires are different and do not play by the same rules.

— By Milicent Fairweather for Envoy Magazine

There seems to be no way to get rid of them; in fact, there seem to be more of them all the time appearing in books, movies, TV shows, and so on. Since we cannot get rid of them and they keep coming, we have to bar the door and not let them in to begin with. It’s common sense, and other than heavenly protection, it is the only defense you have.

Let’s take a typical situation these days and pretend it applies to your daughter. What if you knew that your daughter was dating a young man who wanted to kill her? He has killed others and now has to struggle with his desires night and day to prevent himself from attacking and killing her? And your daughter, knowing about his murderous tendencies, is willing to do anything for him, including giving up her eternal soul. . . . (continue reading in PDF).