Ecclesiastes 1:18 says: ‘For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increases knowledge increases sorrow.’ What does this mean?
A ‘knowing angst’ Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Overland Park, Kan.: In Jewish tradition, King Solomon is the author of Ecclesiastes, and nobody’s wisdom is more heralded than that of Solomon....
What do I do with fear?
There are many different types of fear that we can experience in the course of a lifetime. The most significant and disabling of those fears are the ones that have to do with our relationships with others....
Churches offer ‘Blue Christmas’ for those in need
ST. LOUIS — The crowd was small for a Christmastime church service, the atmosphere quiet and solemn. There were no joyous carols, no children dressed as nativity characters, no festive decorations....
I’m still going to church
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Season is filled with surprises
We’re getting to that point in the Advent Season or, well, fine, OK, Christmas season (even though it’s not officially Christmas for another five days) when the pressure seems to be on. We’re running out of days to shop, we’re running out ...
Everything changes this season
December 7, 2013, is a day that I will always remember. From the bow of the USS Missouri, I watched naval launches shuttle passengers to the USS Arizona memorial. As I toured the Missouri, I stood at the spot where Gen. Douglas MacArthur ...
Are you ready for Christmas?
Ready for Christmas? Have all of your shopping done? Is the tree up and decorated? This year, I remember seeing Christmas in early September in one store we visited. My friends and I talk about this every year, trying to determine who was ...
Gift of Christmas
I am certain we all love gifts, especially free gifts. Imagine waking up Christmas morning, dashing to see what gifts are waiting to be opened under the tree and finding that each item has a price tag. For this gift, you must pay $5 or ...
Norman church is ready for Jingle Jam
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Tickets still available for metro community Christmas musical celebration
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