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Q: I'm kind of a technology geek, and when I walked through our local electronics store the other day, I suddenly realized that most of the products weren't even around 20 years ago. Do you think technology could be the key to solving the world's...
This week a young man, having read our website and perhaps the article I wrote for the Pilot two weeks ago, engaged me in conversation. He was very polite, though he tried to question me about my faith, entrap me in the Bible's condemnation and...
Tags: Religion and Belief
Q: Would Joseph's brothers have asked for forgiveness if they were not about to starve to death? — R., Kenosha, Wis., via firstname.lastname@example.org A: Gandhi once famously remarked, "To a starving man, God is bread." His point is that our...
With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
The good news is that I did not swear an oath of secrecy. The bad news is that I don't know anything about what went on in the Sistine Chapel and I'm not Catholic. However, my best friend is a priest and I remember tenderly joking with Father Tom...
Members of Costa Mesa faith-based groups met Friday afternoon to discuss what progress the city and the Churches Consortium have made in addressing homelessness in the past two years. They also discussed goals for 2013. The Churches Consortium, an...
Q: Upon retirement, my husband and I moved to the sunny South. We began attending services at his family's church. They're quite unlike what we're familiar with, in that the church is conservative and fundamentalist. We agreed to accept this in the...
Q: What good does it do to believe in God? I've tried to believe and go to church and everything, but so far it hasn't made any difference in my life. If anything, things are worse. I'll be interested in your response. — J.W. A: The most important...
Q: I believe in the non-violent teachings of Jainism (an Indian religion that predates both Hinduism and Buddhism). We teach this song to young Jain children. It expresses the belief in "ahimsa," which means the unconditional compassion for both animals...
In the spirit of my life work with Fr. Tom Hartman (who sends his love to all even as he enters the deepest fog of Parkinson's disease), I offer my annual Hanukkah greeting for people who don't celebrate Hanukkah. Next week, I'll send along my Christmas...
Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
Tags: Politics, Trials, Republican Party, Finance, Job Layoffs
During this season of trying to remember that the ways we're different are so much less important than the ways we're all the same, I present a typical letter from someone who doesn't quite see things this way. — Rabbi Gellman Q: I feel very...
Tags: Judaism, Religion and Belief
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