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Inspiration & Hope / Finding the Cure
« on: July 31, 2013, 03:20:00 PM »
Written by  Keith Phillips

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     Imagine that there’s a sure and simple cure for loneliness, anxiety, fear, depression, insecurity, anger, hatred, bitterness, or whatever else might ail you. Now imagine that the same cure could also help you live a healthier, more vibrant life. Imagine that it could, in fact, make it possible for you to live forever. Now imagine that same miracle cure was equally effective in combating social ills and every interpersonal conflict from sibling rivalry to war between nations. Sounds fantastic, doesn’t it?

     Next, if I were to tell you that such a cure not only existed but was freely available to anyone and everyone, wouldn’t you want it for yourself and those dearest to you? Wouldn’t you want it for everyone?

     Well, such a cure does exist, because God exists and it’s within His power to give us all these things and more. He has also made a way for anyone anywhere, regardless of race, color, creed, or social standing, to tap into that power. It all begins with a personal relationship with Him, which He has also made freely available through His Son, Jesus.

     So if you have found Jesus, you have found it all—the key to happiness, better health, heavenly help with the problems of this life, and Heaven forever in the life to come! And if you haven’t found Jesus yet, you can right now by simply saying a prayer in your own words, inviting Him into your life.

     Let Jesus prove to you how down-to-earth real He is, how much He loves you, how concerned He is about your happiness, and to what lengths He will go to help you be all you can be.

     Once you’ve experienced God’s cure-all, you won’t be able to keep it to yourself. You’ll want to share what you’ve found with others.

Inspiration & Hope / Squirrel Power
« on: July 31, 2013, 11:01:18 AM »
by Jo Dias

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 "Miserable!" That was the only way to describe how I was feeling on that bright summer day. My husband had had to travel—again!—and there I was alone with our four children. Finances were low and my health was bad. My teenage daughter was going through a crisis in her life. Having to handle her problems, take care of the other children, and run the house at the same time was taking its toll on me.

   Although I tried hard, it was difficult to see anything positive about my situation. I prayed—oh, how I prayed!—that the Lord would make things a little easier to bear.

Jokes and Humor / Bawal Mangaroling
« on: July 22, 2013, 04:53:53 PM »
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Music and Video / OAR - Shattered
« on: July 19, 2013, 10:41:07 AM »


In a way, I need a change
From this burnout scene
Another time, another town, another everything
But it's always back to you
Stumble out in the night
From the pouring rain
Made the block, sat and thought
There's more I need
It's always back to you

But I'm good without ya
Yeah I'm good without you
Yeah, yeah, yeah

How many times can I break til I shatter?
Over the line, can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
Give me a break; let me make my own pattern
All that it takes is some time
But I'm shattered
I always turn the car around

I had no idea that the night
Would take so damn long
Took it out, on the street
While the rain still falls
Push me back to you

But I'm good without ya
Yeah I'm good without you
Yeah, yeah, yeah

How many times can I break til I shatter?
Over the line, can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
Give me a break; let me make my own pattern
All that it takes is some time
But I'm shattered
I always turn the car around

Give it up, give it up Baby
Give it up, give it up now, now

How many times can I break til I shatter?
Over the line, can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
All that I feel is the realness I'm faking
Taking my time
But its time that I'm wasting
I always turn the car around

How many times can I break til I shatter?
Over the line, can't define what I'm after
I always turn the car around
Don't wanna turn that car around
I gotta turn this thing around

General Topic / Throwback Thursday
« on: July 18, 2013, 02:33:52 PM »
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year 1997 or 1998 ata best of friends til now... 21 years of friendship and still counting.. kanang bata diha naminyo na ug naa na pod anak... hehehehehe

Jokes and Humor / Cat Studio
« on: July 17, 2013, 05:01:49 PM »
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Inspiration & Hope / About dogs and people
« on: July 17, 2013, 04:25:32 PM »
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Jokes and Humor / No DNA test needed
« on: July 12, 2013, 11:37:37 AM »
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Jokes and Humor / Traffic in Dubai
« on: July 11, 2013, 05:08:12 PM »
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Philippine Business News / Two kidnappers dead in Davao City
« on: July 11, 2013, 03:51:24 PM »
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2 members of kidnap-for-ransom group killed in Davao
By NewsDesk on July 11, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Davao Police killed two members of a kidnap-for-ransom group Thursday morning in a shootout outside a bank located along the busy Claveria Street.

Davao City Police Director Ronald dela Rosa said the group is called “Bye-bye Group”.

He said they received information from Camp Crame that the group is coming to the city with their victim, a Chinese woman identified as Sally Chua.

The incident happened when the suspects were about to withdraw money from the bank. Dela Rosa said the suspects demanded P100 million for the freedom of Chua.

Inspiration & Hope / True Friends
« on: July 05, 2013, 04:00:10 PM »
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Photos Unlimited / I love my Kitty, and you?
« on: July 04, 2013, 10:37:54 AM »
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Jokes and Humor / I Saw Da Sign
« on: July 02, 2013, 06:04:31 PM »
Last Sunday, (June 30) me and my friends went malling, and everytime I go to malls, mohapit gyud ko sa National bookstore and there, I saw this interesting booklet in humor section.. This one

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General Topic / Cats Triplex
« on: June 29, 2013, 03:51:41 PM »
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Facts and Trivia / Top 10 Most Loyal Dogs
« on: June 28, 2013, 05:35:21 PM »

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1. The dog who lead rescuers to owner's fatal accident scene

A faithful dog led rescue crews a quarter-mile down a dark Florida highway to the scene of his owner's fatal car accident. Gregory Todd Travers, 41, lost control of his vehicle on State Road 84 near Davie, slamming into a bridge support and rolling into the stretch of road. While first responders searched for the wreckage, a dog came limping toward them. Led by Simon the German Shepherd, the group was able to find the wreckage. Simon circled and then licked Travers before jumping into the car next to his owner and waiting. Tragically, Travers died at the scene.

Inspiration & Hope / Undying Love
« on: June 28, 2013, 11:46:40 AM »
South Carolina man, 78, wears sandwich board to help wife of 57 yrs in search for life-saving kidney.

Larry Swilling is truly devoted to his wife, Jimmie Sue, they have been married for 57 years he is looking for a kidney to give his 76-year-old wife, the life-saving organ she needs
Larry Swilling and his wife Jimmie Sue have been happily married 57 years. So happily, in fact, that Larry has now come to realize the downside of loving someone so much you can’t live without them.

Jimmie Sue needs a kidney donor and no one in the family is a suitable match, so Larry has taken to the streets to try to find one.

“She’s my heart,” he said.

Heart has never been an issue for these two.

What’s always been lacking is a kidney. Jimmie Sue was born with only one, and now that one is shot. She needs a transplant but neither her husband, nor anyone tested in her family, is a suitable match.

Jimmie Sue is on a donor list, but the wait is about two or three years long and that’s for a kidney from a deceased donor. Transplant patients who get their kidneys from living donors tend to live longer.

Which is why Larry decided to try a completely radical approach to securing a kidney: asking for it, from total strangers.
“I don’t care what people think,” Larry said. He tells his wife, “I’m going to get you a kidney.”

Never mind that most people won’t give panhandlers their pocket change, let alone their vital organs. A few months ago, Larry, at 77, has been walking all over his hometown of Anderson, S.C. and the surrounding towns basically begging for a kidney.

And on out on the street, wearing a signboard — “Need kidney 4 wife” — he’s not shy in asking passersby: “I sure could use your kidney.”

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Music and Video / Lady Antebellum - I Run To You
« on: June 28, 2013, 10:04:17 AM »

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1. Mermaid

Readers ought to understand that these photographs are here for a reason. These photographs have been subject to huge controversies at one time or the other. A submarine captured photos of a diving mermaid during sonoprobe mission (Photo Source:

Learn English Online / Why I Hire English Majors
« on: June 25, 2013, 05:37:31 PM »
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Steve Strauss
Best-selling author,
USA TODAY columnist,
leading small business expert.

I love English majors. I love how smart they are. I love their intellectual curiosity. And I love their bold choice for a major. Most of all, I love to hire them.

A recent article by the great David Brooks in the New York Times about the changing nature of the Humanities in higher education just reinforced why, when given my druthers, English majors are my employee of choice.

And the reason is not that I am a writer; I more consider myself an entrepreneur than anything else. I run a small business and the people I hire do a variety of tasks -- SEO, project management, social media, and so forth.

For my money (literally and figuratively), for my needs, and I suggest the needs of most small businesses, English majors are easily the top choice when it comes to getting the type of teammate who can make us all better, as they say in basketball.

Let's consider what you want when you hire an employee or independent contractor:

Smarts: My sweet daughter Sydney is a junior English major (though I haven't hired her -- yet!) When I speak with her now, when I hear about her assignments and what she has to read, I cannot help but be impressed. She is a much smarter girl than the one who left here two years ago.

I think what I appreciate most about English majors is that they are taught to think critically, and that is exactly what I want in my business. Busy with a start-up, a new book to finish, speeches, and running my regular business to boot, what I need is to be able to give someone an assignment and have them do it. Period.

That is exactly what I get from the English majors. They know how to think, to think for themselves, and how to analyze a problem. Business majors are fine, but they are preoccupied with theory, proving themselves, and doing it "right." But the English majors are used to getting a tough assignment, figuring it out, and getting it done, (usually) on time.

Boldness: Now, this may not be true for all small business people, but it is for me. I like working with people who are bold, confident, and who are willing to speak up. People who see problems and suggest solutions, who are not intimidated by calculated risk taking.

Hello, English major.

Not only do these folks have to be bold simply to make such a choice of majors at a time when everyone is advising them to think about making themselves as practical as possible in this shrinking, global job market, but the nature of their gig is that they have to be bold. Reading Chaucer, making sense of it, writing a term paper on it, and then being able to defend it, takes far more bravery than, say, analyzing the fall of the Soviet Union.

Writing ability: Whether it is a blog, an email to a client, an e-newsletter post, or an analysis of a problem, English majors win, hands down.

Easy to work with: This is an underrated trait that I think many people applying for a job don't get or appreciate. People like working with people they like. I find that, usually, English majors are interesting, well spoken, can take a position and defend it with logic and reason, are (obviously) well read, and are, well, pleasant to be around.

That's whom I want to hire.

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