D & C has an article about a man named Bryan Morseman who has competed in a number of marathons to help raise medical costs for his son who has spina bifida. Last month he competed in three marathons and won them all.
..."you never know if you can do something unless you try," he said.
State Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf, answers a question posed to her about Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest.
MS HARF: Well, a couple points. Obviously, we have for a long time seen very offensive and disgusting anti-Israel, anti-Semitic remarks coming out from Iran’s leadership. And every time these kinds of remarks come out, we speak up as strongly as we possibly can against them. As I said, they are offensive and they’re disgusting and they have no place at all in any kind of dialogue, period. We’ve certainly made that crystal-clear, I think, every time. Again, I hadn’t seen the cartoon issue, but I take every opportunity I can to make clear how awful these are.
Hillary Clinton recently made an announcement about her Presidential candidacy in an official campaign video which didn't inspire me.
“Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.”
This morning I received an email with a Torah thought from Rabbi Yissocher Frand about Aharon not feeling worthy of taking up the tasks of Kohen Gadol. Moshe Rabbeinu also felt himself unworthy of assuming the role of leader of Bnei Yisrael. It is precisely because of their humility and feeling themselves unworthy that the two brothers were chosen for leadership roles.
IBM yesterday released a letter announcing their opposition to State Rep. Mike Johnson’s “Marriage and Conscience Act.”
Read more: http://thehayride.com/2015/04/corporate-welfare-queens-ibm-asks-the-state-to-choose-mammon-over-freedom/
Daniel Greenfield has an article titled The Deconstruction of Marriage. There are some interesting comments posted under the article including, "Everyone wants a wedding. No one wants a marriage."
MSN has an article titled 16 science-backed ways to be instantly happier.
Below is one way.
8. Say thank you. Your mum was right about this. While researchers know that materialism can make people miserable, gratitude can curb the effects, according to recent research.