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To regret or not to regret

To regret or not to regret

WHEN MY husband, Ray, was diagnosed with cancer almost four years ago, we became a team, determined to face the challenge of living with cancer head on. From the onset, we talked openly about risks and probabilities as we aggressively researched and pursued treatments and clinical trials. We sought counsel from oncologists, nutritionists, integrative care specialists, loving friends and cancer survivors. And rather than avoid the elephant in the room, we decided to ride it.

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Christian and Yazidi Children in Iraq

In every generation, there are those storied lives of people, basically seemingly regular, ordinary people, whose sense of moral clarity, compassion and courage to act in historic moments is so crystal clear that they ultimately come to pierce the definition of ordinary. They become truly extraordinary.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 August 2015 10:51 )

Conservative Lens

How do you know what’s right or wrong?

How can we determine what is morally right? The answer to this question — the most important question human beings need to answer — is a major difference between Left and Right. For conservatives, the answer is, and has always been, that there are moral truths — objective moral standards — to which every person is accountable. In America, this has meant accountability to the Creator, the G-d of the Bible, and to Judeo-Christian values.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:01 )

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RawtarianWHENEVER I would hear that someone is a rawtarian, I assumed they were limited to eating carrots and celery sticks or other fruits and vegetables. I love the flavors of fruits and vegetables, but all day? And only raw? It’s not as if I ever considered becoming a rawtarian, nor will I be converting to it now. But I now understand what it actually means.
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The debate

THESE DAYS, it’s agitating witnessing the “debate” over the Iran deal unfold. The conversation has reached some pretty low points, making the conversation about dual loyalty and Jews, instead of addressing the substance and merits of the agreement itself. Why is this happening? We live in a democracy. In a democracy, dissent or disagreement should not equal disloyalty.
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