Category Archives: revelation

Freedom of Speech

I’ve commented before about how people don’t quite understand the First Amendment and the freedom of speech – see my post about Duck Dynasty from 2013. Many thanks to my friend Colleen for posting this little graphic on Facebook the … Continue reading

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One day you’ve got this fully developed life, and the next day, nothing. You had to rethink everything about your existence. Our lives were ordered before. Then it was utter chaos. Trying to make sense of the chaos was comforting. … Continue reading

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It’s a long article, but David Blight writes an interesting article about how 150 years later, America is still fighting a cultural war and grappling to learn the lessons of its own Civil War.  There are parts that I found … Continue reading

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Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by … Continue reading

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Age at first marriage

This has absolutely nothing to do with health policy, but it was interesting so on the blog it goes. If you’ve ever looked at your Facebook timeline and wondered why all the pictures are of people you know getting married … Continue reading

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Out of Reach

Do you increasingly feel like your income isn’t enough to afford your rent?  Well, the folks at the National Low Income Housing Coalition released their annual housing report, and their findings may explain why.  The organization calculates the hourly wage … Continue reading

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Most Distinctive Cause of Death in Each State

The CDC recently released an interesting map depicting the most “distinctive” cause of death in each state from 2001 through 2010.  These causes of death are not the most common – that would be cancer or heart disease in every … Continue reading

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