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Sainsbury's chocolates and treacly sentimentality?

Sainsbury’s, a British grocery chain has released a Christmas TV commercial that has gone viral, set during the First World War, showing the Christmas Day truce which occurred along some parts of the front in 1914. The ad is part...

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An 11-year-old South African girl talks about the fears she faces on her walk to school. From Why Poverty.

Daily Episcopalian

Our problem with authority

by George Clifford We Episcopalians frequently have problems with ecclesiastical authority. Here's some anecdotal evidence: • Clergy and laity do not want bishops (or, for that matter, any other person or group such as a Canon to the Ordinary or...

Speaking to the Soul

Giving thanks

Reading from the Commemoration of Cecelia Then the three with one voice praised and glorified and blessed God in the furnace: ‘Blessed are you, O Lord, God of our ancestors, and to be praised and highly exalted for ever; And...
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