Always remember mama.
Cracks in the atheist edifice: The rapid spread of Christianity… an official rethink on religion. The Economist http://ow.ly/FlgWJ
Masks – We all like to make a good impression, but when it comes to God and the church, honesty is the best policy.YouTube http://ow.ly/DxGc0
Baggage – We all carry baggage… and there’s only one way to deal with it – YouTube http://ow.ly/DxFSk
“Baggage” – about a young girl struggling with all her “bags”. YouTube http://ow.ly/DxEzY
The Invisible Woman – a powerful message of hope to every taken-for-granted woman in today’s world. YouTube http://ow.ly/DxEbm
I’m a startup CEO, and I drive for Uber | VentureBeat | Business | by Dan Driscoll, reQwip.com http://ow.ly/DqR7e
Victory Comes to Those Who Silence the Voice of Self-Doubt http://ow.ly/Dk2KU
How to Use Social Media at Work Without Losing Focus http://ow.ly/DjDG7
The Answers to These 3 Questions Will Get You Through the Low Points http://ow.ly/Dk1vR
3 Ways To Change Your Short-Term Mindset Into Long-Term Goals http://ow.ly/Djxq2
Last night, news connecting Cesc Fábregas to Chelsea emerged, something that seemed like a good fit, on paper. With time to follow-up, reports out of England have added a new twist to the Barcelona star’s transfer story: Chelsea’s manager may not share the same excitement as his board.
According to The Independent, José Mourinho would like Chelsea to look elsewhere to bolster his third place squad. Those places include: Atlético Madrid, where Koke is being targeted; Juventus, where Paul Pogba is the object of many teams’ desires; and Porto, where central defender Eliaquim Mangala has drawn the Blues’ attention. With young Brazilian Oscar reportedly meeting Mourinho’s need for creativity in midfield, Chelsea may not be among Fábregas’s main suitors.
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Diego Costa has completed a medical examination at Chelsea and he is now poised to complete his £32m transfer from Atlético Madrid. The Brazil-born striker, who is a part of the Spain squad that is currently preparing for the World Cup finals, has been identified by José Mourinho as being what Chelsea need to win the Premier League title.
The London club were four points short of last season’s champions, Manchester City, and their challenge came in spite of the lack of goals from their centre-forwards. Samuel Eto’o, Fernando Torres and Demba Ba contributed a total of 19 in the league, with Eto’o scoring nine of them. Mourinho would bemoan the shortfall at various junctures of his first season back at Chelsea.
He believes that the powerful and ruthless Costa can make the difference next time…
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Joan Didion opens her famous essay on her New York years with this: “It is easy to see the beginnings of things, and harder to see the ends.” She arrived in the city at age 20, from Sacramento, intending to stay six months and left eight years later. We came to western Colorado in our twenties expecting what? We didn’t know, beyond a new ski area and jobs with a new ski school. Now, 38 years later, I agree with Didion that seeing beginnings is easier than puzzling through endings, their tangles of reasons and meaning.
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The District of Columbia, in recognition of Black Music Month (June), will pay tribute to native son Marvin P. Gaye Jr., with a major musical concert at the Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street, N.W. on June 14, 2014, 7:00 to 10:00 PM, presenting artists who were heavily influenced by Marvin and his music.
The concert line-up will feature performances by Soul on Point, the Marvin Gaye Tribute Band headed by Gordon Banks (Marvin’s former music director), The Sounds of DC and Mama (Sandy) Morgan.
The line-up will also include DC’s own, The Jewels, The Marquees (Marvin’s original singing group) and rising super-star Maimouna Yousef.
The highlight of the evening will be a special performance by the Legendary Funk Brothers, headed by Jack Ashford. The Funk Brothers is the band that backed Marvin on all of his Motown recordings.
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KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man who last year turned in a lost wallet stuffed with money has done it again.
Police in the city of Kingston in New York’s Hudson Valley say 67-year-old Hassell “Junior” Barberapproached an officer on May 9 and said he wanted to turn in a “wad” of cash he had found on the ground.
The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that police aren’t saying how much money Barber found.
They’re attempting to locate the owner.
The money was found on the same street where Barber discovered a wallet containing $485 in cash last July.
He turned it in to police, who tracked down the owner.
Kingston police posted that story on the department’s Facebook page, leading to numerous calls from peopleoffering to help Barber. He declined the offers.
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