Religion Archive

The journey of a Nigerian transgender man.

Occasionally we all need a reminder that our lives are not the center of the universe and our neighbor’s journey may have had challenges that would make most us wilt. Rizi Timane’s ebook “An Unspoken Compromise” is a short but illuminating account of his journey from young Nigerian girl to adult man. As a transgender man, the unspoken compromise allows the author to maintain a silk thin connection with his fundamentalist Christian parents as he finally transitions in the United States.

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Granite Bay rallies to support The Laramie Project

Posted January 30, 2014 By Kevin Knauss
Granite Bay parents show support for Rainbow and The Laramie Project

Under the bright glow of the Granite Bay High School LED monument sign, local residents and students gathered to rally in support of the school play The Laramie Project. The famously anti-gay, hate filled, military funeral protesting Westboro Baptist Church had hinted that they might protest the LGBT themed play’s opening.

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Thinking of suicide? Welcome to the club!

Posted April 22, 2013 By Kevin Knauss

A portion of the book reprinted with the authors permission Thought of Suicide? Welcome to the Club! By Dylan Stevens Copyright 2011 Dylan Stevens Smashwords Edition Smashwords Edition, License Notes This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like […]

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We continually see legislators in different states introducing and passing legislation that’s an invasion of privacy or a restricting health care services for women.

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PolyRel, sharing your faith perspective

Posted October 10, 2012 By Kevin Knauss

The focus of PolyRel is to provide a forum for the everyday person to express their reactions to world events as shaped by their faith.

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Emergency Rooms: gift from God

Posted September 26, 2012 By Kevin Knauss

Only God, in Ryan’s eyes, can bestow rights upon Americans.

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A little rebellion is good – Thomas Jefferson

Posted August 23, 2012 By Kevin Knauss

From the British Monarchy to an independent congress, governments have always found ways to steer commerce and money to their friends. Patriotism means questioning the government for answers and maybe a little rebellion.

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Rand, Ryan and Buddha

Posted August 16, 2012 By Randy Owens

I think even Ayn Rand could have accepted many Buddhist ideas such as the Laws of Karma (Cause and Effect), the Law of Dependent Origination (Nothing exists on its own

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Is the Higgs-Boson the Buddha particle?

Posted July 29, 2012 By Randy Owens

Scientists say this discovery is only the beginning to understanding the Higgs Boson and so this is very early speculation but it does intrigue the imagination especially for Buddhists who believe that time is without beginning or end but continues in cycle after cycle, universe after universe never ending.

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Death as a Part of Our Meditation on Impermanence

Posted July 21, 2012 By Randy Owens

I think it is unhealthy to avoid thinking about death until it happens to someone we know or until we should face it ourselves with fear and anxiety of mind upon our proximity to it.

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