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Nov 8, 2015

EarthSky’s Meteor Shower Guide For 2015

[Note: Only the most current portion of the article has been posted. To view the entire article and help aids, a link is provided at the conclusion of this posting.]

Yay! Meteor season! October features two noteworthy meteor showers – the Draconids early in the month, and the Orionids later on – plus there’s a chance to watch for Taurid meteors. Follow the links below to learn what to expect for those meteor showers and for meteor showers during the rest of 2015.

Throughout October, 2015 South Taurids?

October 21-22, 2015 Orionids

November 4-5, 2015 South Taurids

November 12-13, 2015 North Taurids

November 17-18, 2015 Leonids

December 13-14, 2015 Geminids

Remember …

October 8, 2015, the Draconids

The radiant point for the Draconid meteor shower almost coincides with the head of the constellation Draco the Dragon in the northern sky. That’s why the Draconids are best viewed from the Northern Hemisphere. The Draconid shower is a real oddity, in that the radiant point stands highest in the sky as darkness falls. That means that, unlike many meteor showers, more Draconids are likely to fly in the evening hours than in the morning hours after midnight. This shower is usually a sleeper, producing only a handful of languid meteors per hour in most years. But watch out if the Dragon awakes! In rare instances, fiery Draco has been known to spew forth many hundreds of meteors in a single hour. In 2015, the waning crescent moon rises at late night and will not intrude on this year’s Draconid shower. Try watching at nightfall and early evening on October 8 and 9.

October 22, 2015 before dawn, the Orionids

On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit a maximum of about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. The waxing gibbous moon will be out the during the evening hours, but it’ll set before the prime time viewing hours, providing deliciously dark skies for this year’s Orionid shower. More meteors tend to fly after midnight, and the Orionids are typically at their best in the wee hours before dawn. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to flame in the sky. If you trace these meteors backward, they seem to come from the Club of the famous constellation Orion the Hunter. You might know Orion’s bright, ruddy star Betelgeuse. The radiant is north of Betelgeuse. The Orionids have a broad and irregular peak that isn’t easy to predict. This year, 2015, presents a fine year for watching the Orionid meteor shower. The best viewing for the Orionids in 2015 will probably be before dawn on October 22. Try the days before and after that, too, sticking to the midnight-to-dawn hours..

Late night November 4 until dawn November 5, 2015, the South Taurids

Fortunately, the full moon will wash away all but the brightest South Taurid meteors. The meteoroid streams that feed the South (and North) Taurids are very spread out and diffuse. That means the Taurids are extremely long-lasting (September 25 to November 25) but usually don’t offer more than about 7 meteors per hour. That is true even on the South Taurids’ expected peak night. The Taurids are, however, well known for having a high percentage of fireballs, or exceptionally bright meteors. Plus, the other Taurid shower – the North Taurids – always adds a few more meteors to the mix during the South Taurids’ peak night. In 2015, the slim waning crescent moon coming up before dawn will not seriously obtrude on this year’s South Taurid meteor shower. The South Taurids should produce their greatest number of meteors in the wee hours – between midnight and dawn – on November 5. Remember, it’ll be possible to catch a fireball or two!

Late night November 12 until dawn November 13, 2015, the North Taurids

Like the South Taurids, the North Taurids meteor shower is long-lasting (October 12 – December 2) but modest, and the peak number is forecast at about 7 meteors per hour. The North and South Taurids combine, however, to provide a nice sprinkling of meteors throughout October and November. Typically, you see the maximum numbers at around midnight, when Taurus the Bull is highest in the sky. Taurid meteors tend to be slow-moving, but sometimes very bright. In 2015, the new moon comes only one day before the predicted peak, providing a dark sky for the 2015 North Taurid shower.

Late night November 17 until dawn November 18, 2015, the Leonids

Radiating from the constellation Leo the Lion, the famous Leonid meteor shower has produced some of the greatest meteor storms in history – at least one in living memory, 1966 – with rates as high as thousands of meteors per minute during a span of 15 minutes on the morning of November 17, 1966. Indeed, on that beautiful night in 1966, the meteors did, briefly, fall like rain. Some who witnessed the 1966 Leonid meteor storm said they felt as if they needed to grip the ground, so strong was the impression of Earth plowing along through space, fording the meteoroid stream. The meteors, after all, were all streaming from a single point in the sky – the radiant point – in this case in the constellation Leo the Lion. Leonid meteor storms sometimes recur in cycles of 33 to 34 years, but the Leonids around the turn of the century – while wonderful for many observers – did not match the shower of 1966. And, in most years, the Lion whimpers rather than roars, producing a maximum of perhaps 10-15 meteors per hour on a dark night. Like many meteor showers, the Leonids ordinarily pick up steam after midnight and display the greatest meteor numbers just before dawn. In 2015, the rather wide waxing crescent moon sets in the evening and won’t interfere with this year’s Leonid meteor shower. The peak morning will probably be November 18 – but try November 17, too.

December 13-14, 2015, mid-evening until dawn, Geminids

Radiating from near the bright stars Castor and Pollux in the constellation Gemini the Twins, the Geminid meteor shower is one of the finest meteors showers visible in either the Northern or the Southern Hemisphere. Best yet, there is no moon to obscure the 2015 Geminid shower. The meteors are plentiful, rivaling the August Perseids, with perhaps 50 to 100 meteors per hour visible at the peak. Plus Geminid meteors are often bright. These meteors are often about as good in the evening as in the hours between midnight and dawn. In 2015, the slender waxing crescent moon will set soon after the sun, providing a wonderful cover of darkness for the Geminid meteor shower. Your best bet is to watch on December 12-13 and 13-14, from mid-evening (9 to 10 p.m.) until dawn.

A word about moonlight. In 2015, moonlight will not pose much of a problem for the April Lyrids, August Perseids, October Draconids, October Orionids, November South Taurids, November North Taurids, November Leonids and December Geminids. There’s some moon-free viewing time for the July Delta Aquarids. The nearly full moon gets in the way of the January Quadrantids and May Eta Aquarids. Our almanac page provides links for access to the moonrise and moonset times in your sky.

Most important: a dark sky. Here’s the first thing – the main thing – you need to know to become as proficient as the experts at watching meteors. That is, to watch meteors, you need a dark sky. It’s possible to catch a meteor or two or even more from the suburbs. But, to experience a true meteor shower – where you might see several meteor each minute – avoid city lights.

Know your dates and times. You also need to be looking on the right date, at the right time of night. Meteor showers occur over a range of dates, because they stem from Earth’s own movement through space. As we orbit the sun, we cross “meteor streams.” These streams of icy particles in space come from comets moving in orbit around the sun. Comets are fragile icy bodies that litter their orbits with debris. When this cometary debris enters our atmosphere, it vaporizes due to friction with the air. If moonlight or city lights don’t obscure the view, we on Earth see the falling, vaporizing particles as meteors. The Lyrids take place between about April 16 and 25. The peak morning in 2015 should be April 22, but you might catch Lyrid meteors on the nights around that date as well.

Where to go to watch a meteor shower. You can comfortably watch meteors from many places, assuming you have a dark sky: a rural back yard or deck, the hood of your car, the side of a road. State parks and national parks are good bets, but be sure they have a wide open viewing area, like a field; you don’t want to be stuck in the midst of a forest on meteor night. An EarthSky friend and veteran meteor-watcher and astrophotographer Sergio Garcia Rill also offers this specific advice:

    … you might want to give it a try but don’t know where to go. Well, in planning my night photoshoots I use a variety of apps and web pages to know how dark the sky is in a certain location, the weather forecast, and how the night sky will look. Here’s the link to Dark Sky Finder. It’s a website that shows the light pollution in and around cities in North America which has been fundamental for finding dark sites to setup shots. Dark Sky finder also has an app for iPhone and iPad which as of this writting is only 99 cents so you might want to look into that as well. For people not in North America, the Blue Marble Navigator might be able to help to see how bright are the lights near you.

    The other tool I can suggest is the Clear Sky Chart. I’ve learned the hard way that, now matter how perfectly dark the sky is at your location, it won’t matter if there’s a layer of clouds between you an the stars. This page is a little hard to read, but it shows a time chart, with each column being an hour, and each row being one of the conditions like cloud coverage and darkness. Alternatively, you could try to see the regular weather forecast at the weather channel or your favorite weather app.

What to bring with you. You don’t need special equipment to watch a meteor shower. If you want to bring along equipment to make yourself more comfortable, consider a blanket or reclining lawn chair, a thermos with a hot drink, binoculars for gazing at the stars. Be sure to dress warmly enough, even in spring or summer, especially in the hours before dawn. Binoculars are fun to have, too. You won’t need them for watching the meteor shower, but, especially if you have a dark sky, you might not be able to resist pointing them at the starry sky.

Are the predictions reliable? Although astronomers have tried to publish exact predictions in recent years, meteor showers remain notoriously unpredictable. Your best bet is to go outside at the times we suggest, and plan to spend at least an hour, if not a whole night, reclining comfortably while looking up at the sky. Also remember that meteor showers typically don’t just happen on one night. They span a range of dates. So the morning before or after a shower’s peak might be good, too.

Remember … meteor showers are like fishing. You go, you enjoy nature … and sometimes you catch something.

Peak dates are derived from data published in the Observer’s Handbook by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and Guy Ottewell’s Astronomical Calendar. –Earthsky

5 Ways To Stop Letting Your Past Control You

Challenging and painful experiences in life are inevitable.  But it’s all too common that we are negatively controlled by our past, rather than empowered with new perspectives and wisdom.  Negative attachments and perceptions of our past can majorly affect and distort how we see ourselves, our future, and how we live our lives.  Here are 5 ways to stop letting your past control you:

1) Recognize that you can’t change the past, you can only change how you view it

Whatever has happened to you, or happened in your life can not be changed.  But what can be changed is how you view the experiences you’ve had.  You can choose to let painful experiences and past traumas get the best of you, or you can change your perspective to see them as opportunities for growth: emotionally, mentally and even spiritually.  When you open your mind to the growth and wisdom you can gain from the past, rather than let yourself be defeated by it, you will be empowered (rather than devoured— hehe).

2) Realize that every experience can provide a valuable lesson

With every experience, whether it be traumatic, disappointing or painful— there is always valuable (and sometimes even life-changing) lessons that can be learned.  Instead of viewing challenging past experiences as unfortunate events or set-backs, take time to reflect on what you have learned, and you will find at least one, if not a several new eye-opening perspectives that may empower you and even help you through your future.

3) Don’t pretend the past didn’t happen

A common thing people tend to do is block out painful memories or pretend that certain experiences never happened.  But denial of our past experiences can cause an unhealthy build-up of emotions like anger, frustration and sadness.  We don’t need to try to re-write reality in order to not be controlled by our past.  What we should do instead is accept that what happened in the past is over, and allow ourselves to grow from it.

4) Stop viewing yourself as a victim, and instead as a survivor

It is easy to get stuck in the mentality of being a victim, which is not only unhealthy but dis-empowering.  We have a tendency to put more focus and negative attention on what happened to us, or what we experienced, rather than how strong we are to have made it through everything we have ever gone through. No matter what you’ve experienced or been through, you can make it through every scar and emotion stronger and wiser. Focus on that, rather than the negative emotions associated with feeling like a victim.

5) Face it, reflect, and let it go

Whatever has happened in the past that has hurt you, held you back or is holding you back now— face it, reflect and let it go.  You don’t need to hold onto it or let it define you just because it has hurt you,  or upsets you.  Do whatever you can to remedy the situation, speak your mind, express yourself, listen to your heart, but do not drag the weight of your past along with you. Let it go.

Your past does not define you, it cannot define you, and it can only control you or set you back if you allow it to.  Take your power back and don’t be afraid to look at things from a different perspective.  You are not simply a victim of your past.  You can learn, heal and grow from any and all challenges, ‘let-downs’, and traumas you have faced. –Spirit Science

Losing Our Minds Together—Tim Hawkins

Something’s Terribly Wrong

According to the news … (and most, if not all, already know that) ...

Islamic jihad is a group/organization led by & composed of FANATICAL MUSLIMS … and so are:

Boko Haram
Abu Sayyaf
Muslim Brotherhood
Jemaah Islamiyah
Abdullah Azzam Brigades


The shoe bomber was a Muslim
The Beltway snipers were Muslims
The Fort Hood shooter...Muslim
The underwear bomber...Muslim
The USS Cole bombers... Muslims
The Madrid train bombers... Muslims
The Bali Nightclub bombers...Muslims
The London subway bombers...Muslims
The Moscow Theatre attackers...Muslims
The Boston Marathon bombers...Muslims
The Pan-Am flight #93 bombers...Muslims
The Air France Entebbe hijackers...Muslims
The Tehran U.S. Embassy takeover was by Muslims
The Beirut U.S. Embassy bombers...Muslims
The Libyan U.S. Embassy Attack was by Muslims
The Buenos Aires suicide bombers were Muslims
The Israeli Olympic Team attackers were Muslims
The Kenyan U.S, Embassy bombers were Muslims
The Saudi, Khobar Towers bombers were Muslims
The Beirut Marine Barracks bombers were Muslims
The Besian Russian School attackers were Muslims
The First World Trade Center bombers were Muslims
The Bombay, Mumbai, India attackers were Muslims
The Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers were Muslims
The Nairobi, Kenya Shopping Mall killers were Muslims
The September 11th 2001 Airline hijackers were Muslims
The Sydney, Australia Lindt Cafe kidnapper was a Muslim
The Peshawar, Pakistani School Children killers were Muslims.

And as far as people know ...

Hindus living with Jews = No Problem
Baha'is living with Jews = No Problem
Jews living with Atheists = No Problem
Sikhs living with Hindus = No Problem
Hindus living with Baha'is = No Problem
Christians living with Jews = No Problem
Jews living with Buddhists = No Problem
Shintos living with Atheists = No Problem
Buddhists living with Sikhs = No Problem
Baha'is living with Christians = No Problem
Buddhists living with Shintos = No Problem
Buddhists living with Hindus = No Problem
Hindus living with Christians = No Problem
Atheists living with Buddhists = No Problem
Confusians living with Hindus = No Problem
Atheists living with Confucians = No Problem

BUT ...

Muslims living with Jews = Problem
Muslims living with Sikhs = Problem
Muslims living with Hindus = Problem
Muslims living with Baha'is = Problem
Muslims living with Shintos = Problem
Muslims living with Atheists = Problem
Muslims living with Buddhists = Problem
Muslims living with Christians = Problem

MUSLIMS LIVING WITH FELLOW MOSLEMS = VERY BIG PROBLEM (especially if one is either a Shiite or a Sunni, and depending which Arab-Moslem country one lives in)!

ALSO. . .

MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS are obviously NOT happy to remain in Gaza (otherwise, why would they leave?) … and similarly ...

They're not happy in Egypt
They're not happy in Libya
They're not happy in Iran
They're not happy in Iraq
They're not happy in Yemen
They're not happy in Pakistan
They're not happy in Syria
They're not happy in Lebanon
They're not happy in Nigeria
They're not happy in Kenya
They're not happy in Sudan
They're not happy in Morocco
They're not happy in Afghanistan!

AND SO. . .those who are able (have the means and money) move to and seek refuge in preferably NON-MUSLIM countries. For instance ...

They're happy in Australia
They're happy in Belgium
They're happy in France
They're happy in Holland
They're happy in Italy
They're happy in Germany
They're happy in Spain
They're happy in Sweden
They're happy in Denmark
They're happy in the USA & Canada
They're happy in Norway & India
They're very happy in England (UK)
They're happy in almost every country that is NOT Muslim and under Shari'a law!

AND YET ... WHO do the FANATICAL MUSLIMS blame and terrorize?


AND TO ADD INSULT TO INJURY. . . the FANATICAL MUSLIMS want the non-Muslim countries where the MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS/REFUGEES are happy to live in, to change & convert to Islam, adopt Shari'a law and be like the Muslim countries where MUSLIM MIGRANTS had been unhappy!


Contributed by Ralph/Author-Source Unknown

1878 Supreme Court Case Used to Outlaw Christian Conduct

As Christians today, we are constantly being persecuted for living our faith. Christian owned bakeries, photographers, florists and reception centers are being sued for refusing to participate in homosexual ceremonies and marriages. Barack Obama, a Muslim who claims to be a Christian, is forcing Christian business owners, churches, colleges, universities and schools to violate their faith to comply with his contraception mandate. Military chaplains are being threatened with court-martials and dishonorable discharges for practicing their Christian faith. American military personnel abroad are banned from having their Bibles in plain view or from wearing crosses yet Muslims in our military can display their Korans.

The most recent public case of Christian persecution involved Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to homosexuals because of her Christian faith. After spending nearly a week in jail, Davis was released but still refuses to personally issue marriage licenses to homosexuals. She allows her deputy clerks to do so, but without her name as clerk written on the license.

In all of these cases, Christians turn to the First Amendment rights of free exercise of religion, thinking that they are legally protected. However, what most people fail to realize is that the United States Supreme Court nullified the right to religious conduct back in 1878, setting the precedent for all of our persecution today.

The case was Reynolds v. United States. The case involved criminal charges made against a Mormon for polygamy. The Mormons argued that having more than one wife was an important part of their belief and that they should be protected under the First Amendment.

According to case records:

    “This is an indictment found in the District Court for the third judicial district of the Territory of Utah, charging George Reynolds with bigamy, in violation of sect. 5352 of the Revised Statutes, which, omitting its exceptions, is as follows:”

    “‘Every person having a husband or wife living, who marries another, whether married or single, in a Territory, or other place over which the United States have exclusive jurisdiction, is guilty of bigamy, and shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500, and by imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.’”

Reynolds based part of his defense on what he believed were his First Amendment rights to the free exercise of his religion. The prosecutors in the case argued that his religious conduct resulted in the violation of a law, and therefore he was required to obey the law instead of exercising his religious beliefs.

Reynolds also argued that he had been improperly tried and convicted because the jury had fewer than 16 jurors as required by the law at the time.

The decision rendered by Chief Justice Waite considered six questions in the case, with question #5 being:

    “Should the accused have been acquitted if he married the second time, because he believed it to be his religious duty?”

In his majority decision on question #5, Waite wrote:

    “In our opinion, the statute immediately under consideration is within the legislative power of Congress. It is constitutional and valid as prescribing a rule of action for all those residing in the Territories, and in places over which the United States have exclusive control. This being so, the only question which remains is whether those who make polygamy a part of their religion are excepted from the operation of the statute. If they are, then those who do not make polygamy a part of their religious belief may be found guilty and punished, while those who do, must be acquitted and go free. This would be introducing a new element into criminal law. Laws are made for the government of actions, and while they cannot interfere with mere religious belief and opinions, they may with practices. Suppose one believed that human sacrifices were a necessary part of religious worship; would it be seriously contended that the civil government under which he lived could not interfere to prevent a sacrifice? Or if a wife religiously believed it was her duty to burn herself upon the funeral pile of her dead husband; would it be beyond the power of the civil government to prevent her carrying her belief into practice?

    So here, as a law of the organization of society under the exclusive dominion of the United States, it is provided that plural marriages shall not be allowed. Can a man excuse his practices to the contrary because of his religious belief?

    To permit this would be to make the professed doctrines of religious belief superior to the law of the land, and, in effect, to permit every citizen to become a law unto himself. Government could exist only in name under such circumstances.

    A criminal intent is generally an element of crime, but every man is presumed to intend the necessary and legitimate consequences of what he knowingly does. Here, the accused knew he had been once married, and that his first wife was living. He also knew that his second marriage was forbidden by law. When, therefore, he married the second time, he is presumed to have intended to break the law. And the breaking of the law is the crime. Every act necessary to constitute the crime was knowingly done, and the crime was therefore knowingly committed. Ignorance of a fact may sometimes be taken as evidence of a want of criminal intent, but not ignorance of the law. The only defence of the accused in this case is his belief that the law ought not to have been enacted. It matters not that his belief was a part of his professed religion; it was still belief, and belief only.”

David Gibbs Jr. and David Gibbs III, attorneys with the Christian Law Association say that this court decision established the precedent that Christians cannot use their faith to violate the law. In their book Understanding the Constitution: Ten Things Every Christian Should Know About the Supreme Law of the Land, they wrote:

    “The Free Speech provisions of the First Amendment have generally been more helpful to Christians in this century than the Free Exercise provisions because of a case decided by the United States Supreme Court in 1878. In the case of Reynolds v. U.S., the Court determined that the right to free exercise of religion related only to beliefs, not to conduct.

    The Reynolds case involved the right of the government to make bigamy a crime in federal territories. Mormon religious advocates claimed that polygamy was their religious duty and, therefore, should not be criminalized. The United States Supreme Court held that no conduct could be justified when a neutrally applicable law was broken simply because a religious practice commanded it. This was one of the case precedents on which the Smith decision was based.

    One should remember, however, that the Reynolds decision was issued at a time when judges and Justices of the Supreme Court still followed the legal principles of the fixed, uniform, and universal Biblical laws derived from the common law and did not generally decide cases on the basis of evolving precedents. Under that pre-evolutionary common law method, the Court was free in 1878 to determine that polygamy, like human sacrifice, was a religious belief ‘in violation of social duties.’

    Today, however, in an immoral climate with evolving case precedents, this decisions has become a gold mine for precedents that prohibit conduct based on Christian principles. It will It will be interesting to note how the Supreme Court would handle this prior Reynolds decision in the event that same-sex marriage is declared to be a constitutionally protected right. If same-sex couples are granted a constitutional right to marry, how could the Court continue to declare polygamy to be a crime in America?...

    It is a sad fact of twenty-first century legal jurisprudence that Christians are currently more successful when they defend their religious rights under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment than under the Free Exercise clause. First Amendment Free Speech is one of the most protected rights under the Constitution; but unfortunately, even this right is not absolute when it comes to defending religious liberties.” (pages 113-115, 2006.)

Obviously, this was written prior to this year’s landmark Supreme Court decision overturning the laws in four states that defined marriage as one man and one woman.

What Gibbs and Gibbs are saying is that the 1878 Reynolds decision is being used as a precedent by liberal activists to target and persecute Christians. It’s the precedent behind forcing Christian business owners to violate their faith and provide their services to homosexuals, regardless of their strong Christian faith. It’s the precedent behind Obama’s war on Christianity.

They know that this case said that Christian conduct or living cannot be allowed if it violates any law. Liberals see this as the incentive to pass more and more anti-Christian laws with which they can legally persecute every Christian in America. One by one, Christian conduct will be made unlawful by the passage of these anti-Christian laws and it all started with this one Supreme Court decision made 137 years ago, when the very same Supreme Court declared America to be a Christian nation as they did in the 1892 case of Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States. –Godfather Politics

Alive With Christ

You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins. (NLT) -Colossians 2:13

Do you behave like someone who has been forgiven of their sinful nature? Do you dance with joy, sing out loud, and forgive those who wrong you? These are only a few qualities of a forgiven person. If not, focus on the undeserved grace you've been given, then you can experience the joy. God has wiped away our sins, so let's act like it.

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Slow Dance

This is a poem written by a teenager with cancer. She wants to see how many people get her poem.

Have you ever watched kids
On a merry-go-round?
Or listened to the rain
Slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight?
Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?

You better slow down.
Don't dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won't last.

Do you run through each day
On the fly?
When you ask how are you?
Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done
Do you lie in your bed
With the next hundred chores
Running through your head?

You'd better slow down
Don't dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won't last.

Ever told your child,
We'll do it tomorrow?
And in your haste,
Not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch,
Let a good friendship die
Cause you never had time
To call and say, 'Hi'

When you worry and hurry through your day,
It is like an unopened gift ...
Thrown away.

Life is not a race.
Do take it slower
Hear the music
Before the song is over.

This young girl has a short time left to live, and as her dying wish, she wanted to send a letter telling everyone to live their life to the fullest, since she never will. She'll never make it to prom, graduate from high school, or get married and have a family of her own. –Author Unknown/Contributed by Mary

Young Man’s Powerful Confession Strengthens Plea

Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. – Proverbs 28:13

Matthew Cordle could have gotten away with murder – literally. The young man, only 22, was out with friends trying to have a good time, but alcohol got the best of him, and when he hit and killed Vincent Canzani, no one knew. But instead of allowing his depression to be an excuse, or letting lawyers advise him that it was not in his best legal interests, Matthew made this powerful and moving confession. In the video below, watch as this young man uses so much guilt to point people toward something better: integrity. This is what taking full responsibility really looks like. –Faith Hub

Oct 25, 2015

Due to medical issues there will be no postings this week.
However, posting will resume next week,
and every other week thereafter.

Thank you for stopping by and enjoy your visit.