Spiritual/Religion

Is cutting little girls genitals an act of religious freedom?

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A Detroit federal courtroom will be deciding the limits of religious freedom in a case involving members of the Dawoodi Bohra, a small Indian-Muslim sect in Farmington Hills Michigan. The question that has been raised is the cutting of little girls genitals a constitutional right? That question arise from two 7 year old girls who underwent a procedure February. The mothers who brought them in have argued that it is was a moral and religious decision. Furthermore they say no harm was done during the procedure. The outcome of the case will determine the flexibility of the First Amendment and constitutional rights. To read more about this story click here.  

Sabbath Day Scripture (05.13.17) >>> Psalms 103:15

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. Psalms 103:15

Mormon Church to Start Its Own Boy Scouts Program

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The Mormon church announced that it will be pulling 185,000 troops from the Boy Scouts of America program. The church said teenagers between the ages of 14-18 will no longer participate in BSOA. To read more about this story click here.

This Politician Keeps Saying Linda Sarsour Supports Terror. But He Was In A Terror Group.

Dov Hikind told HuffPost he’s “proud” of his time with the Jewish Defense League, and doesn’t deny once tossing a smoke bomb into a U.N. office.

By Christopher Mathias

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Assemblyman Dov Hikind speaks at a rally with American and Israeli-Jewish leaders September 20, 2011 in New York. With a Palestinian push for statehood at the United Nations US presidential hopeful Rick Perry attended the rally against the measure. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK ― Dozens of activists, including some city lawmakers, gathered Monday outside City Hall in Manhattan to show support for Linda Sarsour, the Muslim activist and Palestinian-American best known as an organizer of the massive Women’s March on Washington.

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Sabbath Day Scripture (05.06.17) >>> Ephesians 5:11

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.  Ephesians 5:11

Sabbath Day Scripture (04.22.17) >>> Chronicles I: 16:34

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for everChronicles I: 16:34

The Power Of Gratitude

World renowned author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar stated: “The more you give thanks for what you have, the more you’ll have to give thanks for.”

By: Richard Franz

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The idea of gratitude is of great interest to the general public as evidenced by the prevalence of books available on the subject (more than 2,600 listed at Amazon.com). Most publications carry the common message that a life oriented around gratefulness is the cure for insatiable yearnings and life’s ills. The concept of gratitude has a long lifespan in the overall history of ideas and has been broadly recognized as a positive force in human life. In most of the major religions of the world, gratitude is a highly prized human disposition. To broaden this concept further, the consensus throughout the world is that people are morally obligated to feel and express gratitude in response to received benefits. Read More

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Sabbath Day Scripture (04.14.17) >>> Ephesians 5:11

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. Ephesians 5:11