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Bathrooms For Rent

This is a renters’ market. With the economy being as it is, renters are scarce, rental properties are legion. Renters can afford to be as picky, choosy, and moody as they want; if you are a landlord, you cannot begrudge them the edge they have finally achieved over you. These days, money is scarce, people […]

Second Annual Interfaith Earth Day Celebration This Saturday

COMMUNITY EARTH DAY CELEBRATION This Saturday, April 24th, Temple Bet Yam will be hosting the Second Annual Interfaith Earth Day Celebration. The celebration is aimed at increasing interreligious dialogue in the community and will also be highlighting the community garden project known as the Flagler College Hunger Initiative, whose goal is to raise awareness about […]

Pres. to Speak in Egypt About U.S.-Muslim Relations

JUNE 2, 2009 – The president plans on travelling to Cairo, Egypt to make a speech to the Muslim world about U.S.-Muslim relations. For the record, I don’t think this is a terrible idea. In fact, I think it’s a healthy move for international and inter-religious dialogue as well as a savvy political strategy for […]

Prayer, Meditation, and Contemplation: Insight for the Contemporary College Student

Mysticism is a wide spectrum, involving many different facets and outlets for the experiencing of the Ultimate. The most common and prevalent in Western culture are the practices of prayer, meditation, and contemplation. By examining Kenneth Leech`s ideas on prayer as a window to our true nature, Kierkegaard`s idea that God is the criterion in […]

Evangelism and Holy War: Levinas’s ‘Face’

In his God and Philosophy, Emmanuel Levinas writes of one`s responsibility for his neighbor and viewing the face of that person. In reference to Levinas`s ideas on these matters, I will define the face as the summation of who a person is, and claim that evangelists and militant religious crusaders dissolve the face of the […]

Actress Kimberly Amato with “Party Girl”

Kimberly was born and raised in Hicksville, Long Island. She attended Hofstra University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.

Event Happenings 3/13 – 4/24

Friday, March 13th- – Food Not Bombs serves free food & great conversation…6:30(ish)pm…gazebo in the downtown plaza –  Trinity Cafe grand reopening…four bands playing…7:30pm…located in court yard on King & St George St…if you know any emerging young musicians looking for a place to play contact Rayor via email ray@yitrinity.com – “The Woman Rebel” presented by Classic Theatre, […]

Dollar Bill’s Corner: Critters

Friday January 30, 2009 St. Augustine, FL After a sleepless, wet night I realized my cat had a toy in my bed. In Miami, the local critters visited every night but they never brought playthings to me. When I slept they would lick my hands for the salt crusted on my skin from spending much […]

A Call to Social Action For the Impoverished

In Gustavo Gutierrez’s book, On Job, he addresses the problem of the wealthy not caring for those who are poor. It is too often that those who are misfortunate are overlooked by those who have the wealth and capabilities to aid them. It is the moral obligation of people fortunate enough to live in comfortable […]

The Injustice and Anti-Spirituality of War

The inspirational twentieth-century monk, Thomas Merton, being a contemporary of atrocities such as Auschwitz, Hiroshima, and Vietnam, became quite aware of the dangers and injustices within the institution of war. In a letter to Etta Gullick, Merton wrote “There is one task for me that takes precedence over everything else: working with such means as […]