Saturday, February 09, 2013

Scrolling around...February 9, 2013

Jellyfish Christianity
Some words are written down and are here for a day and then gone. Other words are so pointed, so perfect, that they stand for many years. J.C. Ryle is a man who wrote many books and pamphlets and sermons that are as powerful and relevant today as they were in the 19th century. His description of jellyfish Christianity could as easily have been written here in the 21st century...
 Awesome! Don't miss this!

Gay man and two lesbians on US toddler’s birth certificate
...Earlier this month a judge approved the set up which leaves one of the lesbians with “sole parental responsibility” and the other woman as a legal adoptive parent.

The gay man is recognised as the father by the State...

Probation for Episcopal Church's Hip Hop Priest
A New Jersey court has sentenced the Episcopal Church’s “Hip-Hop” priest, the Rev. Timothy Holder, to two years’ probation for stealing more than $35,000 from his Atlantic City parish...

Massachusetts evacuates parts of state after deadly storm drops more than 2 feet of snow on Northeast New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of snow Saturday and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded overnight on New York's Long Island after a howling storm swept through the Northeast.

At least eight deaths were blamed on the storm, including three in Canada...

NASA: Asteroid to Pass Very Near Earth
Astronomers around the world are preparing for a record-breaking asteroid flyby February 15.

Measuring 45 meters in diameter and weighing an estimated 130,000 metric tons, Asteroid 2012 DA14 is considered small by scientists who track the solar system's rocky debris, but it will zip past our planet so closely that it will be even nearer to us than our orbiting weather and communications satellites.

It is the closest-ever-predicted approach for an object this size. Experts emphasize there is no reason for concern...


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