And I thought I was the father of all my children!

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Excerpt: Pauline Houle In some foreign cultures, not so long ago, women entering into adulterous behaviour had their nose cut off so the rest of the female community would know what to expect if they broke their bond with their husband. Other cultures, still to this day, disfigure their women if they even lay eyes on another man and thus dishonour the family or the clan. Centuries ago, women were burnt as the witch-hunt we all have heard about used to be the usual and customary. Fire was purifier of evil. Yes, women (and some men) have seen and lived...





I'm Glad I Have A Table

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Excerpt: love my house. I love almost everything that is in my house. I'm glad that I have a bed to sleep in, a hot shower to take on cold days, and a refrigerator that keeps my food cold. I've recently realized, however, the my table is one of the best and most underappreciated things in my house. When is the last time you reflected on all the ways something as simple as a table helped your life? There are many reasons I love my table. The biggest reason I have grown to love my table is because it has become...





The Passing of Liu Zhirong

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Excerpt: Liu Zhirong was a 42-year-old schoolteacher at Tuanjie Elementary School in the Xifeng District of Qingyang City in China. He practiced meditation and aspired to embrace and manifest truthfulness, compassion and tolerance in his daily life. His life was brought to an end prematurely by those who did not have the same lofty ideals to guide them. Zhirong enjoyed the practice of Falun Gong. For more than six years, the Chinese Communist Party has embarked on a campaign to eliminate this peaceful meditation practice and Zhirong was a victim of the CCP's goal. It is claimed that he was tortured...





Online Gifts for Everybody

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Excerpt: If you are one of those people that are too busy to remember the occasions which are really important and further more, too busy to go shopping for the wonderful gifts you would like to offer in those occasions, you are the person that should look for Doghouse. And to be honest aren’t we all to busy in this fast-paced world? Why not try to make life easier and less stressful, please the dearest persons to us with great gift ideas and in the same time have a little fun in the process? Does it seam impossible to you? Just go...





Death penalty: for or against?

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Excerpt: Every evening when we sit back on our sofas and relax, we watch TV. In the evening action is on mostly. Daily we see how someone is murdered, but we find it exciting and watch such films with pleasure. What could the consequences be if some of these episodes could be taken into the real life? A verdict can be very strict, the most cruel verdict at all. Murderers are charged death penalty. But nowadays we have a conflict on this basis. Should one be condemned to death or just get a life sentence and that’s it? Those who stand...





Where Did The UGG Boot Appear From?

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Excerpt: The ugg boot originated in Australia where the term was used to describe any boot made of sheepskin. The word ugg was thought to have stemmed from the word ugly as the boots were not deemed to have been very aesthetically pleasing. So, how did they develop from the ugly boot to the must have fashion item of the past year? The ugg boot was used by pilots in World War I as its fleece lining was ideal to keep their feet warm. For the same reason it is believed that farmers from as long ago as the 1930’s wore...





Are Psychics For Real?

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Excerpt: Do they or do they not exist? This is the 24-dollar question that is in the mind of most people whose lives have been touched by a psychic in a negative or positive way. Psychics were and are still controversial to this day because certain sectors associate their work sorcery or witchcraft. Psychic research was considered a taboo as early as the 1900s that no self respecting scientist would dare do such research or keep any book about psychics. People looked at the field dishonorably that it needed someone already credible and secure enough with his career and reputation to...





How I Thank You, Let Me Count the Ways

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Excerpt: There isn’t a day in anyone’s life where we could function without the help, generosity, love or care of someone else. We often get caught up in our day to day lives that we forget to show those people how much they mean to us. Saying Thank You is great, but how about showing your appreciation with a lovely Thank You gift? Here are some wonderful gift ideas that say thank you in a big way. Send a Thank You Card. Unexpectedly received a card from someone dear to you can have such an impact on someone. Knowing that someone...





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