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The celebration of Christmas in the twenty-first century is wrapped in nostalgia and infused with hopes and dreams. The sweetest of these dreams is peace peace between nations, peace between family members, and peace with ourselves.
But Christmas is often a time of disappointment, as hopes and dreams go unfulfilled. The gap between our hopes and the reality has led to a quest for the real meaning of Christmas and the peace we all hope to know.
"There is only one way to turn the dream of peace into reality," says Dr. Stephen J. Nichols. "If we are looking for permanent and ultimate good will, love, and peace, we must look beyond our gift-giving, get-togethers, and office parties. We must look to no other place than to a manger." It was Jesus Christ, the baby who was laid in that manger, who conquered sin and misery, establishing peace between God and man for all who trust in Him.
In Peace: Classic Readings for Christmas, Dr. Nichols reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas and the earth-shaking implications of Christ's appearance.
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But not this time. The state wants to take over the post office’s Fort Point Channel property to make way for a $1 billion expansion of South Station, which sits next door. The federal agency won’t budge, saying the state isn’t offering a rich enough deal for a site in one of the country’s hottest neighborhoods. Source: www.bostonglobe.com
Of late, negotiations have intensified, reaching the highest level of the agency with a meeting involving Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, US Representative Stephen Lynch, the state's transportation secretary, Rich Davey, and Massport chief Tom
CHARLOTTE -- The United Way of Central Carolinas is using its latest grant to try to tackle two major issues facing Charlotte area at-risk youth: homelessness and academic success. "There is over 4,000 families or kids that we have in the CMS system
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Stephen Colbert. After Bill O’Reilly got all kinds of upset at Colbert when the Comedy Central host mocked O’Reilly’s plan to send mercenaries to fight ISIS on the United States’ behalf, Colbert responded with a faux-peace offering last night.
“It fits in really nice,” said professor Steve Moore, director of the Peace Corps Prep Program’s advisory committee. “The Peace Corps and our emphasis on engaged learning and global citizenship are all really key parts of graduating and continuing ...
Steve Otto is a free-lance writer, and political activist living near Wichita, KS. He authored of four books, "War on Drugs/ War on People"; "Memoirs Of A Drugged-up, Sex-crazed Yippie"; "Can You Pass the Acid Test?" and "I Am Pol Pot." He is a graduate of ...