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Unexpected Heroes among Us

By Joyce and Barry Vissell In 1960, I was 14 years old, and my mother was the first civil rights activist that I knew. She did not march in the streets; she lived her beliefs. She had blacks, Muslims, gays and other minorities over to our house for dinner almost ...

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It’s not About the Website

By Alan Cohen A young entrepreneur came to me complaining that she was having trouble completing the text for her website. “Where is the roadblock you are hitting?” I asked Barbara. “It’s the About Me page,” she answered with a contorted face that told me how painful this process was ...

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Where Terrorism Ends

By Alan Cohen The rash of terrorism around the globe is a problem of highest concern. The attacks in Paris and Brussels make it seem as if we are not safe anywhere. Any sane person has to wonder, “What is our world coming to?” How, then, do we deal with ...

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How to Safely Remove Your Husband’s Skull

By Alan Cohen   The Jarawa Tribe in the Andaman Islands in India has fought off nearly all attempts by civilized people to penetrate their domain. As a result, this primitive culture has retained its customs for thousands of years. Yet a few visitors have been accepted, returning with remarkable ...

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The Grace Factor

By Alan Cohen A woman phoned my radio show and reported that years ago when she became pregnant, her doctors told her that the baby would not survive. She and her husband prayed fervently for the child’s well-being, and the baby was born healthy and went on to live a ...

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Passion and Prayer

By Alan Cohen The powerful movie Dangerous Beauty recounts the story of Veronica Frankl, a 16th century Venetian courtesan (prostitute for noblemen) who wins the hearts of her clients.  Veronica is beautiful, witty, and full of passion for life and her profession. Her clients feel her terrific life force, and ...

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Worlds Apart

By Jim Kaminecki Standing, gazing straight ahead but looking at nothing in particular, something appeared.  It was an insight, much larger in scope than the sum of the parts being seen. The image directly ahead could not have been a more perfect example of comparison and contrast. It was as ...

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