Monthly Archives: December 2014

In Hoc Anno Domini ~ curated by Robin Graham (UTS’80)

Conversion of St. Paul on the road to Damascus, 1865-1866. PRINT COLLECTOR/GETTY IMAGES When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known world lay in …

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How New York City Invented the Holiday Season

    The celebration of a mid-winter holiday is as old as humanity. The sadness of death and desolation that surrounded our ancient ancestors mingled with hope that the days would lengthen, the sun would grow stronger, the trees would burst into bloom, the animals would give birth, and …

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Virtue for the Week: Idealism

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The truth about the Christmas Day football match ~curated by Robin Graham (UTS’80)

British and German troops meeting in No-Mans’s Land during the unofficial truce on Christmas Day in …

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The Mormon Advantage ~curated by Stephen Stacey (UTS’90)

    Leaving theology aside, what can we learn from the Mormons. With even New York Times columnists and distinguished social scientists like Andrew J. Cherlin reinforcing the core truth that the retreat from marriage is causing core inequalities in the opportunities of millions of American …

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A Message from Jesus

  Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they that do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

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Our “Original Mind” Meets “The Inner Light” ~ Robert Maynard (UTS’89)

  The official name of the Unification Movement is the “Holy Spirit for the Unification of World Christianity.”  One of the key doctrines at the foundation of the movement’s teaching is that of the “First Blessing” of “Individual Perfection,” where we are to become one with God by developing our “Inner Mind.”  This is the […]

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Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous ~ curated by Robin Graham (UTS’80)

FROM “THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN” BY ROBERT BROWNING; ILLUSTRATED BY KATE GREENAWAY, 1910   The other night I watched Raymond Reddington, fictional star of the TV series The Blacklist, pull …

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Quote for the Week: Young

Anger is a God-given gift. It is one of the ways we have been made in his image. God gets angry at injustice. ~ Amy Young  

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Ron Pappalardo @ the Next Gen Academy, Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd, January 2015

Back in January 2014 the UTS Alumni Association sponsored  a 2-day seminar at UTS, Barrytown given by  Ron Pappalardo. This began a series of seminars around the USA, in Montreal, Canada and most recently  in Milan, Italy at the end of November. Ron held a seminar in May in San Leandro at the …

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