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Wealthy Man Leaves Pile of Rocks as Legacy

Godfrey Barnsley was one of the wealthiest men in the world in the early 1800s. He directed a shipping empire that sailed the world sea’s and transported ...


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Americans are Seeking ‘Meaningful Work’

Author and researcher Bruce Feiler crisscrossed the country, trying to understand the roots of shifting attitudes towards work. He collected 400 extensive ...


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NBA Champion Lauded for Exceptional Mind

To excel in the National Basketball Association, as in any sports league, a player must be in excellent physical condition. But according to a profile ...


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Actor Couldn’t Stop Chasing the Success Dragon

In an interview on Bill Maher’s Club Random podcast, actor Rainn Wilson, who played Dwight Schrute in the TV series The Office, said the following: ...


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Questioning the Meaning of it All

A recent Aperture video gives a concise overview of absurdism: the philosophical theory that existence in general is absurd. It begins with the Greek ...


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A Reminder of Dependence and Creatureliness

Two Christian university professors had an unusual assignment for students over a long break. Stanley Hauerwas and William H. Willimon told their students ...


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Runner Sets Record With 150 Marathons in 150 Days

Australian Erchana Murray-Bartlett completed 150 marathons in 150 days, running 6,300 kilometers (3,900 miles) from the country’s northern tip to ...


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A Simple Principle for Discerning God’s Will

Carolyn Arends is a Canadian Christian musician, author, and speaker. In an issue of CT magazine, she writes:

Years ago, I toured as an opening act for ...

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Film Stars Who Don’t Know Who They Are

A 2019 interview focusing on the acclaimed British actress Emma Thompson’s 60th birthday was titled “Emma Thompson Gets a Shock at 60.” ...


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More Americans Believe Their House Is Haunted

More Americans believe their home is inhabited by someone or something that isn’t a living being. A study from the company Vivint found that nearly ...


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